It was a bright Sunday morning; the kind that latched people to their beds for an extra hour. It had rained late in the night, leaving everything mildly cleansed. Leaves held onto drops of water, but willing to roll them down at the slightest of movements. The Husband stretched himself while still on the bed, […]
Not everything is “super”, for superheroes.
Uncle Awan was a hero. Throughout my childhood, he was my favourite member of the family, and I felt more connected to him than with my brothers. He taught me cricket, gave me my first ever wallet and took me to movies, where I always got a large tub of popcorn and a lime soda. […]
I woke up with a sense of liberation. No alarm or roomie awoke me, for a change. The sleep had the freedom to drain off completely. That, was not normal, with the job ongoing. But today is, I remembered as I resolved things around me, Deepavali. I looked around. The array of mattresses lay empty […]
The door opened. Stefan had noticed it had been closed for a while, though he was comfortably couched on the sofa in the living room. He had assumed Tanushree to be taking a nap; after all, she wasn’t at her best today, skipping food and seemingly tired. But his guess couldn’t have been more wrong, as in […]
Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here. Only one girl had ever come out with me for a date. A lunch, rather than a date, since date was more of a fruit than a happening here. Out of boredom perhaps, she had dared me to slip a fake Rs 500 note with SRK’s face in it along with […]
Read Part 1 here. Almost midnight, the clock said. The whole house was sleepy, if not already asleep, except my impulsiveness. Within minutes I had pawed out of my home, into the night-y chill, only a mobile (for the night shots of nothingness for Instagram) and my RockRider (which was surprised to see my butt again) as […]