Category Archives: Random

Wish You Were Here

( This post is on aging related memory loss, hallucinations and dementia. It is about a parent, about us all. This post is about  a wish, a song) —————————————————————————————— You call out to me from the garden. “There is a … Continue reading

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The Beast Within

“You are more beautiful than you think” I wish it was George Clooney whispering these lines to me in his trademark drawl and lopsided smile that reaches his eyes. But no (and wake up woman !!), it is actually a … Continue reading

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The Mutants Offspring

This is a humorous take on our affection for dogs and how they may have hypnotized the humans. Asimov fans of the Foundation series will recognize the ‘Mule’ 🙂 ——————————————————————— The Mule was sterile. Is that what you thought? That, when … Continue reading

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First (lines) Love

(This post is a story narrative put together from the opening lines of well known books. Each sentence is from a different book, so the narrative may appear a bit disjointed at places. I have stuck to the original lines … Continue reading

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Sugar and Spice?

This has been a dark and chilly December for India. The shadows have been creeping in since a long long time but this month has been particularly bad. The brutal rape of a girl in the country’s capital has shaken everybody and … Continue reading

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Nine and Three Quarters

We go about our daily routine, but the tension is palpable. He has been dreaming of it for a couple of years now. He would talk of the place and the sights he wanted to see there, the things he … Continue reading

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Of Rugs and Rainbows

October is my birthday month and each year this is a time to introspect and look back at my pattern and weave. But first let me explain the context… Of Human Bondage, a masterpiece by William Somerset Maugham is one … Continue reading

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