Not everything is “super”, for superheroes.
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 […]
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 […]
“A Banca boat…wooden…” I repeated my wife’s words, trying to imagine the Philippine mode of transport. “Yes.” Smita exclaimed. “It’ll be perfect! Plus the offer is good.” “How much is it for?” I asked, falling for the bait. “Its original price is 17K, but now it’s available for 10K!” She was obviously smitten. “Hmm….but do […]
The odour of brakes on metal felt suddenly familiar as the train screeched to a halt. It had been years since Mohammed had last been so close to a train, let alone embark it. Yet, the odour rushed upon him like the innocent waves onto the indifferent feet on a beach, the feet whose eyes […]