Last night, outside a friend’s house, an owl was stuck in a tree. The boys playing volleyball on the street called the fire engine. The fire officers parked the engine … Continue reading
I have been watching films. Reading. Living, sulking, spending, brooding. Christmas, New Year. Comings, and going away. Travelling, being nowhere. The clamor did not bode well for melodies. I stayed … Continue reading
While it’s obvious now to me and everyone else that I am not gung-ho about my stay in Bangalore, For some reason I enjoy my trip from Bengalaru airport to … Continue reading
So while a young man pulls at my hair, strand by strand, 2 women pin me down with their disapproving glances. In their eyes, I can see myself - a … Continue reading
These days we have some other visitors at our windows, apart from mynahs, sparrows, crows, the hateful pigeons and the disdainful parrot. Their shouts are as cheerful and as incomprehensible. … Continue reading
We spent hours trying to entertain the parrot. But he/she/it continued to look at us disdainfully. After one exploratory round of the room and our books, it had settled itself … Continue reading
this place is called ‘Stomach’ and people come here to eat. fish.
Orange balloons and a dahi handi in the sky, palm trees swaying, a little girl selling orange roses scowls, an elephant crosses a signal at rush hour, a girl sells … Continue reading