The Life of a Defence Brat

          Being called a Brat could never be a good thing, unless you prefix it with the word Defence. For those of you unfamiliar with this term, basically the child of a member of the armed forces is usually refered to as a defence brat.  And yes, I am proud I am one…

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Puzzled by the Sounds of the ocean

Unlike my fictional satires or rants on social issues, this piece is a well constructed; evolution in storytelling that draws reference from three different points in time. It is the epitome of layered narrative with intricate details that if left unnoticed will baffle the mind of the readers. Complex, to an extent where you read…

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That Buddhist monk photo I never got…

 We travel, most people are just extremely vocal about it (guilty!). Back in the days when there were no social media, one had to travel; click photos on a film camera and then get them developed and printed before putting them in Albums so people who come over can see them and give you a…

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Secret Order of the Nazis of Grammar

        The old rusty old fan sounded like an EDM track, the place was quiet. No one was at the library. Except me. And this sharply dressed your man called Nikhil. No one comes to the library anymore. I went there often to enjoy the silence as I pen down my thoughts….

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Facebook to introduce new “flip you” reaction

Just last week, I had the great fortune of interacting with one of the core members of the Facebook design and UI team. He was on the same flight as me and we were both sharing elbow space as he got to the airport late and got caught with a middle seat. His lack of…

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The chips packet dilemma

I was always told, ‘you can achieve anything you set your mind to’. Sometimes the power of the mind is not enough. You know what I mean? A task is given and you think it’s going to be a piece of cake… but it was no cake. I was roasted slow cooked pork. Everything you learned…

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