Apocalypse Now…

It is an unusually clear morning and unusually for me, I have a clear head.   Last night, my girlfriend complained for 3 hours straight about how I was not …

On the Shore of Table Bay

      Rhythm and energy filled our hearts as young African dancers swayed to the beats of marimba and djembe under a tree. The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, named …

The city of lights

  It’s the first day of the year, Friday. I am sipping thambili, the juice of king coconut, a yellow native variety of coconut, in an old English style lawn …

Its all about Mero and Boi Mela

    Though I am a non-Bengali, my relationship with Kolkata book fair or our favorite Boi Mela could be traced back to my childhood. According to my mother, a …

A Matter of Heart – Part II

  “Come quickly to the hospital. Rajan has met with an accident. He is critical.” Krish’s words sounded harsh and cruel. “While skiing, Rajan’s ski had got stuck in a …