Honestly speaking, I was scared to read Tuesdays with Morrie. I knew the subject and I also knew that the book is good but somehow I was scared to touch it. I wasn't sure if I have the courage to read a book about a dying man and not feel bad about it or pity… Continue reading
These pictures are taken in pulicat lake, near ISRO space center in Sriharikota, an evening we spent there waiting for rain gods to have some mercy on us and show up. The rain gods are yet to budge, until then we have these pictures to ogle and calm our senses.
It's been six long months that the city witnessed a rainy day. The last time it rained was during cyclone Vardah, when it not only rained but destroyed half of the city. Since then, we have been waiting, waiting annnnndddd waitingggg for rain! six long months and not one single day of water breaking out… Continue reading Rain in chennai…finally!
Ever read a booked based in Bhutan? A book where the protagonist has given up all hopes to live but somehow survives? A book about giving second chance to life and love? A book that makes you believe in miracle? When Loss is Gain is the story of one such protagonist. No I am not… Continue reading When Loss is Gain:Reading and rereading!
It's still February but summer is already here in Chennai! the long and dreadful sunny days are here to suck the life out of us. Happy Summer everyone!
Renu woke up with Aditya’s call at five in the morning. He called to inform that he has reached safely back to his college in Bangalore. Renu tosses in bed to sleep for some more time but sleep is something that is far away from her eyes. She opens the window and looks outside. As… Continue reading Short Story: A cup of tea and flood gate of memories.
Let me tell you in advance, this isn’t a book review but my thoughts on the book that I very much enjoyed reading. I get book cravings once in a while. It usually happens that I want to read about a certain genre or a certain writer and fewer times about a certain destination. It… Continue reading Book thoughts: A year in Provence
I was leisurely lying on my couch yesterday enjoying the not-so-sunny weekend afternoon and switching channels in between when I saw the advertisement of "Aligarh" movie being premiered on one of the television channels. I set a mental reminder for tuning onto the channel at 8.30 pm to watch the movie. I don't remember why… Continue reading Aligarh Movie and the sorry state of LGBT rights in India.
Mira comes out in the guest room after getting freshen up to find her mother sitting comfortably on the sofa with a Tata sky remote in her hand and switching between the various Hindi channels. Afternoon is her time when she watches the repeat telecast of all the Hindi television serials uninterrupted. There is no… Continue reading Short story series: The Good Girl(Part-3)