They do not try to please. They are wary, almost hostile. Sukhbai has learned from her elders to keep her face impassive while she performs. They tell me her name reluctantly. Only the purple beads around her neck and the glitter on her red and blue dress allow me to think that perhaps sometimes, she does smile. Continue reading sukhbai
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 the hotel more than I do the trip to the airport on my way to Mumbai. Maybe it’s the shuttle bus, where I always find the first seat on the upper deck. It has large … Continue reading it isn’t much, but …
This baba reminded me of Amitabh Bachchan in ‘Jhoom Barabar Jhoom’. Though he is a bit sadder. At Driftwood. Continue reading baba jhoom
So while Dhanno and I are having a what seems to us desi types bred on Dominoes and Pizza Hut, an authentic Pizza Prosciutto e Funghi at Cafe Concerto by the Lakeside in Pokhara and Teja has been saddled with a spinach ravioli with ricotta cheese which he is trying hard to like for our sakes, he sighs happily and says, “We should do this … Continue reading i am not quite kanhaiyalal but ..
This here is for Dipali and this one, most definitely for Memsaab. Continue reading some friendly love
Sadly, there were still stains of paan spittle in the corners. Continue reading local justice