And it rained in Delhi, much after it should have rained. Picked up the camera to practice after a week’s hard work. Got four somewhat-decent shots out of a cache of around 120. That’s how it works out at times.
As an increasingly uncomfortable summer rolls along, the tally for the year is an interesting mix. Many have died, and with an entire generation getting into the twilight of their lives, we will only wind up saying more goodbyes to people we know. It should not, ideally, be the case that we appreciate people [...]
This is an experiment. Actually, it is an experiment from more than 10-years-ago. I had written some shorts at that time and found them again recently.
They’ve been cleaned up a bit to spare you some of the cringeworthy bits.
This is fiction.
It is total darkness, there is a spot of light [...]
It struck me today that the house I have lived now for well over a decade has no personal photos on display anywhere. In fact, the house is almost entirely focussed on being functional, so much so that it lacks any personal touch and it feels emotionally sterile. When I moved into that place it [...]
Those who are badly broken often don’t realize how badly broken they are. As our coping mechanisms evolve and strengthen — mainly through the erection of many protective walls intended to keep us clear of any more vulnerability and abuse — we also subconsciously alter our concepts of what is normal.
Strangely, a lot of [...]
This site (and many of the other places on the internet where I have previously jotted down my personal thoughts) is a good example of the many contradictions within me. I am, by nature, a very private person and I don’t often share much about myself in most circumstances. I guess a [...]
This was a short trip done in July. The idea was to just kick back, rest, read and recharge. The choice of Pangot was made due to one simple reason, we wanted to take a dog with us and only a handful of resorts in India are pet-friendly. Thus we wound up at The Nest [...]
This has been the best year I have had in a while. By no means it has been the easiest. It has been incredibly tough. A lot of times the proverbial “light at the end of the tunnel” seemed to be more of a fading myth than an attainable aspect of life. There is also [...]
Organized by Uthaan NGO, the 6th edition of the rally was held on April 7th, Run in a TSD format, it was a one day event starting at Gurgaon and finishing a bit beyond Alwar in Rajasthan. I was navigating for my friend and even though it was a hot summer’s day it was [...]