The Invisible City of Delhi

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Trams in Chandni Chowk. Image from here I read Calvino's Invisible Cities last year. In the book, Marco Polo describes 55 cities to the emperor Kublai Khan using objects from the cities as the Emperor and Marco Polo speak different languages. Their understanding and the interpretation of the cities are different and still

Randomizer Revolutions

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Smita and Vishesh awarded me the Butterfly award and the Cup. Thank you so much guys!!! I really have to make a new page for my awards section before my sidebar exceeds the distance between the Earth and the moon. I am supposed to pass this award to  bloggers I like. So, I would like this

Delhi Bomb Blasts – A pigeon’s view

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Hi. My name is Sherley. I am a pigeon and I have been born and brought up in a place called Delhi. I can speak and read English, just like Dory in Finding Nemo. I have known Amit from the last two months. I come to eat grains on his terrace where his mom put

NCR – Nightmare Capital Region

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Do you believe that Mumbai is the worst city as far as traffic jams, water logging and crime is concerned? Do you think Bangalore is very chaotic in the peak hours of traffic? Then think again because NCR (The Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon belt) is here to beat both the cities. Gurgaon and Noida were slated

Randomizer Reloaded

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Reema bestowed me with the Mr. Best Blogger Award this month. Yey!!!! I am on cloud number 9 for sure. Such a nice gift on Friendship Day. :D Congrats to all the other winners too. Well, we should award Reema too. So what should be her title? How is - Ms. Most Vivacious Blogger? The

Randomizer

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A few days back, I saw a movie called Sophie's Choice. Its a story about a Polish woman who is asked to make a decision. When she reaches the German concentration camp with her two children, she is asked by an officer to choose one of her child who would be exterminated. She pleads and

On my journey home…

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...I see the sunlight changing colours on Zadie Smith's White Teeth, from bright yellow to orange to twilight, till I could not read it anymore. ...I see airplanes taking off and making grumbling sounds as they pass over the bus, destined to go way above the clouds. ...I see a woman begging with

Valentine valium

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  I couldn't believe she did this and that too a day before Valentine's Day. Its one thing to watch all this happen in movies and its another thing to watch this happen to yourself. My girlfriend dumped me, and with what elan! There wasn't an iota of shame on her face when she came