About Amit Sharma

Amit Sharma is the Author of fiction novel False Ceilings published by Lifi Publications in January 2016. Amit always keeps a book and a portable reading light in his bag (much to the amusement of his fellow travellers). His other hobbies include watching world cinema, travelling, staring at hills, digging into various cuisines, cooking, listening to music, painting, blogging, making his daughter laugh and helping his wife with her unnecessary and prolonged shopping. He is currently working on his Second novel which is a thriller.

Don’t flinch

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Don't flinch. Stare at three year old Aylan. Stare at him lying on a beach, his face half buried in the wet sand. Stare at his bright clothes. Stare at his tiny hands, his shoes. Stare at his future that drowned with him. Stare at the million ways he could have been saved. Don't look

Why aliens have not attacked us till now

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I have figured it all out. There have been numerous alien sightings all over the world. People have seen discs flying overhead, pilots have seen strange objects flying next to their planes. People diappear around the world and when they come back, they have no recollection of the missing days. It does not shock us

Daddy Diaries : Anika turns two

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Seeing your child unfold in front of your eyes is the strangest sight. It is like witnessing a face being carved out from a lump of clay. An individual emerges with her own set of thought and quirks, her own way of interpreting the surroundings. You are awed by the way nature works and wonder

The art of picking your woman in your arms

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You know, I was dying to do some armchair activism today. I was looking forward to write a post titled - Dear India, what the fuck? - and scream my lungs out about the way our priorities are royally misplaced. How we don't care about rapes and farmer suicides and discuss AIB as if it

A Square Meal

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  In 2012, the world's 100 richest people earned a stunning total of $240 billion in profits. That is enough money to end extreme poverty worldwide four times over. In 2007, the total volume of trade by private corporations the world over was over $1,171 trillion; the sum of the earnings of all countries was a

Daddy Diaries : And she turns one

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Dear diary, Anika turns one today. In the last few weeks, she gave us one jolt after another. First, teeth started sprouting all over inside her mouth. I know that is normal but it was strange to see her with teeth. She looks like a bunny when she laughs which she does a lot nowadays.

Mechanophobia minus Matrix

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image from here No, I am not going to rant about the impending doom of humanity because Terminators are here. Neither am I going to convince you that we live in the Matrix. And no, my laptop did not transform into a Transformer and attack me. What I am going to tell you

Daddy Diaries : Music, Sounds and Radars

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Dear Diary, Sometimes I feel that children are born sadists. How else do you explain their waking and wailing at exactly the time when you are praying to God for a minute's respite? I can give a million examples - Geet and I put Anika to bed and even though we are tired to the

Open letter to my maid

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image from here My dear Maid,  I know guys don't write letters to maids and they definitely don't call them 'dear' and I hope you do not take offence in me addressing you as someone who is dear to me. So help me God. I have seen women write incessantly about the love-hate relationship they share with