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After the hunt


Let us walk fast!  Let us walk fast Down the valley way, Let us walk fast. Cherries and berries, we have picked Our todos’ we have ticked Time for a good meal After all, the forest have given us a deal The sky is darkening by the hour It may at any time shower Shaman … Continue reading

Tulika goes to office…


Monday morning. A new week, great sunshine outside. Tulika was upset. Weekdays, especially Mondays always made her depressed. The weekend gave her a sense of freedom. She did not have to wear that dress. What an awful dress! However, she had no choice. The bad elements outside her house and all the way to her … Continue reading

Adult ⇔ Child


Sreelakshmi married Gopikannan. A very god fearing and an active couple, they were. Lo and behold, they gave birth to a bonny child after 13 and three-fourth score days after they tied the sacred knot. They decided to call her Saraswati. After all Lakshmi was already in the house, they reasoned. Saraswati grew up to … Continue reading

சும்மா JLT यूँ ही


My ardhangini went to learn swimming….. and the rest as they say is her story http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/some-experiments-with-swimming/article23863935.ece        

Nonsense – 4


My fourth installment of Nonsense. The other three are here, here and here. This story is all about another friend of mine who wanted to be a chef, but turned out that he excelled at something else altogether different. Ranbir wanted to be a chef. He did everything to be one. He used to watch … Continue reading

Levity @ 47.601147, 25.866496


It was my longstanding wish to eat authentic Bengali food. The only way I could was to travel to the Kolkata and its suburbs. A good 18 hours of air travel, one-way, and poorer by € 1000. I had read about popular chefs who had made their mark in the arena of Bengali Cuisine. Chef … Continue reading

Uma gets her freedom


He was at it again. Practising his heart out. ‘kumaaraa sukumaaraa’. I was trying my best to get my head wrapped around the central idea of this story. I tried becoming oblivious to my surroundings. It was sure a tough ask. Why Uma wanted her freedom? Why did she behave the way she did? Was … Continue reading

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