Last words!

“That’s it – my fathers last words for me were – I love you!” – Marshal Eriksen (HIMYM, Season 6, Episode 14) I wasn’t in for any serious content today, especially when all my flat-mates and friends are not in the town, half the city being closed because of the COVID outbreak, and me hidingContinue reading “Last words!”

Rewriting the past!

“This is just like Budapest!” – Natasha Romanoff “Well, you and I remember Budapest very differently!” – Hawk Eye I watched The Avengers for the first time when I was hardly 18, and after that, I’ve kept revisiting it every now and then, just to enjoy the awesome fight scenes, funny jabs, lets-come-together-and-save-the-world story lineContinue reading “Rewriting the past!”

Magic!

“I don’t think I can continue writing as good as I do, after I leave this city.” “Why?” “Because this place is magical; no other place can make me write so good.” (Stern look) — “I don’t think I can date him anymore.” “Why?” “He’s really a good guy, but he’s not so compatible withContinue reading “Magic!”

Deepest Fears!

He got out of their car and looked ahead. The weather was stormy, drizzle was a constant and the night had started stepping in the horizon; yet he could see the vastness and depths of Baoli step wells slowly unfolding in front of him. His mesmerized expressions matched with the friends accompanying him, as theyContinue reading “Deepest Fears!”

To Dad, with Love :)

Dear Baba, First of all, very very happy returns of the day! 🙂 Now, the confession. I know that I am not the best son, and I have never been. I get angry on you for no apparent reasons, don’t call you often, hardly speak for 5 mins a day and the list goes onContinue reading “To Dad, with Love :)”

Love in the time of an MBA – pearls by a sea!

“That was a great presentation, Anay!” They were impressed by his work, but he didn’t care at all. He quickly completed all the formalities and escaped that place as soon as he could, rushed downstairs and started his bike. It was 2 PM in the afternoon, and he needed to reach Alibag as soon asContinue reading “Love in the time of an MBA – pearls by a sea!”

The Indian Society is fu*ked – but who gives a damn?

I just wanted to scream about what is wrong with me (and you too)!

Not a PPO? Not a problem (what to do in the second year of your MBA)!

“Hey Siri, read my notifications” I was just easing in my apartment, as I commanded my newly enslaved voice assistant to serve me (and this sounds so creepy)!“You have 7 new messages from a-girls-name-you-need-not-know” As Siri announced this, my heart skipped a bit. I threw my suit on the chair, left my tie half loosenedContinue reading “Not a PPO? Not a problem (what to do in the second year of your MBA)!”

Just like my Dad!

“How do I look, mom?” a sweet, innocent voice asked. He was proudly looking at his mother, expecting some words of admiration. “Oh dear Rutu, you look so perfect. Just like your dad.” She replied while looking at her 11-year-old, who had just suited up for the first time. It was quite an elegant suite:Continue reading “Just like my Dad!”