Conversations with an Uber Driver

This post has been featured in Tangy Tuesday Picks by Blogadda I stay in Gurgaon and use Uber on a regular basis to commute for work. This Saturday, I decided to book Uber, just like every day, the only difference was that I was travelling from Delhi to Noida. Since it was a comparatively long…

The Small Little Joys of Dunedin

Back in Christchurch at my studio apartment on a Friday night, I was busy burying my disappointments and failures.  There was nothing unusual about this meeting; Fred, Natalie and I would meet up every second Friday and cry over a lot of issues. It was pretty clear that we were disappointed with our lives. It…

Press Release: Guess who made Parineeti’s Day?

Ever thought you’d wish for something and you have it at the drop of a hat? Jabong.com, recently extended their warmth and love to Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra, by delivering smile at her doorstep. Jabong.com, India’s leading fashion destination that caters to the fashion needs of modern India turned as a genie for the peppy…

The MSY Drama: An Outburst

I am writing this post at a point when I’m in the worst of my moods. That’s how I have been since yesterday night, exactly the time when the news came out with Mulayam Singh Yadav’s outrageous comment on rapists. Somehow, the anger in me has still not cooled down and I know it will…

Mommy, I don’t want to bathe…

“Akriti, you know this isn’t going to work out. Going to school without bathing isn’t going to help. Stop your tantrums and get yourself a good wash,” Kiran almost shouted at her daughter. “Mommy, I don’t want to bathe. It’s so cold. What’s wrong in not taking a bath?” the five year old kiddo replied.…

World Book Fair

It was the World Book Fair and this is what happened all around the week. Moonlit Matinee received a wonderful response from people and I also got a great share of meeting old and new readers and some really wonderful authors. Sharing a few pics with you guys:   That’s how the baby looked 🙂 …

The Insignificant Author

The World Book Fair has just come to an end. Like every year, this year’s fair was as colourful and splendid as it could get. With books all around, it was tough to control myself from emptying my pockets. Like every year, we got to hear some of the best authors in town. People from…

The Making of ‘Moonlit Matinee’

So yes, there’s a special news. Since I am still working on my second full fledged work, I thought of bringing this treat for you this Valentine’s Day. Do you like the cover? Moonlit Matinee is an anthology of short stories comprising 11 prose, 1 poetry, 1 sonnet and 1 ballad. On New Year’s eve,…

The weekend

The picture down there probably explains how wonderful the weekend went. On a lazy Saturday morning, I started off with this novella and couldn’t just put it down till it was completed. Sharing a few lines with you that I just couldn’t help noting down. I can not promise a review though I’ll try my…

The astral land

This post has been written by a person who wishes to play hide and seek with us. You, you, you experience things and… they change you, it takes you into a new horrendous place; the place is somewhere beyond death and life, in that place you see your entire life in front of you… it…