[From Dear Diary. Year 2010] Statutory Warning: All characters in this story are real. Any resemblance to any person, living or dead, is absolutely deliberate. A fine cold evening of December 2010. I was a faculty (Verbal Ability) at Cerebral Heights - a coaching institute for CAT (Common Admission Test). This was their old campus. … Continue reading When I was the villain in someone’s life story!
It wasn’t the best evening for Cafe Mocha in the November of 2017. Danish and I decided to sit outside because the loud music just made it unbearable. We were meeting to discuss an article that I was to write about his profession. I was taking notes, watching some videos on his phone as examples … Continue reading Men who are nice to waiters
A short poem on longing
Read how the Tiger's Nest Monastery in Paro Bhutan holds a special place in my travel diary.
Read the moving story of Muktaa Akka who served at Mukti Mission
Has a heartache ever left you numb? It’s like someone hit you on the head. The very first bodily reaction was a shrill sound, it seemed to engulf all of your other senses. You don’t feel a thing – sorrow or happiness - for a very long time. No time to read? Listen to this … Continue reading Have heart. Will ache.
Find out why Christ died
The pillion rider comes back with sore thighs and sore buttocks (I felt like I was butt-less for good 48 hours, the most painful three hours of which I endured on an economy seat of a flight). The pillion rider comes back with absolutely no glory at all. That’s because the magnificent metal grey Royal … Continue reading We did cross-country biking to Bhutan and how?
In a world full of selfies, and Me-first noises, be the empath, be the good listener.
I know where it will hurt the most I know when, and how Yet I am holding on to a hope, A little more hope for now Even if this love feels so clear in sight I know tomorrow you won’t be mine It burns and hurts in sweet pains I long, I sob … Continue reading Tomorrow you won’t be mine