Misanthropically Yours

2017-11-11T00:38:21+00:00 Tags: , , , , , |

Image from - http://wall.alphacoders.com/big.php?i=177417 I am turning into a misanthrope. I don't want to but when I see a five year old raped and tortured, when I hear news of a bottle and candles retrieved from her vagina, when I see a policeman offer Rs 2000 to the raped girl's father to let

I can see them

2017-11-11T00:38:42+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I belong to the generation who, while growing up, treated the word internet as something divinely unattainable. It was like a spaceship from another planet which crash-landed on Earth - exclusive and quarantined. I remember, while doing my Masters, someone pointed a guy to me in college and whispered in my ears that he had an

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