The Dinner

2017-11-11T00:38:15+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Image from here Karwachauth was on. They have never celebrated it in their ten years of togetherness. It was never important. But suddenly, it was something worth celebrating this year. Abhimanyu gave in finally.  What could he do to make the night special? He was in no mood to stay hungry for the

Cliffs, Ships and Spotlights

2017-11-11T00:38:51+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , |

Going to Manchester was a high. I had always wanted to smell the soil of another country, take a lung-full of alien air. It was a whole new world. Different. Exciting. Scary. I learnt to say thank you, even to the bus drivers. I saw roads filled with flower petals in autumn. I saw endless

Lake District

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72 hours seemed to be a very long time to stare continuously at my laptop screen so a three day long bank holiday looming at the horizon spanked me into instant action last week. Discussions, Google maps, suggestions from the natives and an exhaustive search on the Internet helped me to create a rough sketch

Edinburgh and Scottish Highlands Tour (Part 1)

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Four days of Easter holidays was a good enough reason to set out for an exploration of the United Kingdom. Earlier, Switzerland and France were also in the picture but then I pictured my parents lashing out at me for wasting all that money and so I had to settle down for something nearer. Wales

Randomizer strikes back

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I think that the Pink Chaddi Campaign is the best bloody thing which has happened in India since our independence. Although, ironically, the presence of such a  campaign means that  "Independence" is still  just on papers because we are still being bullied. All the freedom fighters who gave their blood and sacrificed their lives must be crying

Straight from Manchester

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Its a strange feeling sitting in Manchester and writing my first post from there. It has been a strange and riveting 48 hours. On Friday morning, I did not even had a clue if I would fly or not and in the evening, there  I was, standing in the bustling Metro and returning home with