Day and Night

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, […]

Difference

Scientists – those relentless beings who keep improving their own achievements, like Yelena Isinbayeva, have now found out that it takes just 13 microseconds for the human eye to comprehend what it sees. That’s pretty fast! So what does the brain do, the rest of the time? There’s an answer for that too. They say […]

Haberdasher

Feronia perched onto the doorsill to check through the glass panes if her father was home. He was not, the bare hanger at the landing told her. She glanced towards the right, where his studio was. A faint yellow gleam was visible through the window panes, how much ever the howling white winds tried to […]

Awan

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. […]

Roots

I don’t think we forget anything. Ever. Everything that happens – every face that we come across, every word spoken and heard, every incident we were part of, all remain etched in some corner of our incredible brains. They wait there, expectant, to be recalled, like a lover’s eye would long when someone special is […]