Mr. Chatterjee

Mr. Chatterjee had taken Quarters near the Stadium, the cheaply available ones that came with a shared bathroom for its lodgers. The house was owned by a dog, probably a half-breed for it displayed some characteristics of a gentleman and some of a drunkard along with an old man who reeked of alcohol and dog…

One day I decided to commit suicide

Well, how the decision was arrived upon I am reluctant to disclose, for in doing so my act of stupidity would irrevocably be reinforced and established beyond doubt in the sensibility of every intelligent being, which undeniably would prove fatal to my reputation. So not wanting to cause any more mischief to my image than…

Spaces

  The world has turned on its axis again “Pivotal!” said he, “Revoluous!” said I We both were fools living across alternate parallaxes Separated by momentary parsecs

Story about marriage

when i first wrote this story I titled it ‘begining of a story’ but it gave a sense of incompleteness to it but I’d be darned if a story about marriage could ever be a complete story. So I present a complete incomplete story with a simpler title this time.

Book Review

You know how happiness for him is lying in bed and watching TV and for you it’s seeing the kids well fed and squeaky clean, and the house sparkling and the fridge well stocked and the bills all paid and the school report cards all A and the garden blooming and the car shining, that…

All things Scot

Scotland isn’t all about whiskey, there’s Hume at the Royal mile for wisdom too, just in case too much spirit brought about the wooziness in you. But first and foremost Scotland is all about beauty and grandiose, it’s beautiful enough to take your breath away at the first glance and it sustains across the length…

Remembering school & monsoon & the monster

It pattered day and night on the roof, on the windows, on the crops, although the crops didn’t complain like the roof so you barely got to hear the rains out there in the fields, but its wetness stuck to your hair and your clothes plastering them onto your skin. The cold sticky rain brought…

Cherryplan

His name is Cherryplan. It is a funny kind of name and the kids laugh at it but the adults have got used to it now. He is one funny guy, cracks jokes at everything be it government policy, the new tax systems, people, tourists, just about anything. People love him as he makes them…