The Bible

“Congratulations on your new position in the organization!” It seemed like a coronation to Rajesh who was elevated, but the expression in his boss’s eyes held both expectation and consternation. “The company’s profits and balance-sheet should be the be-all and end-all of your life. You will hold no other value system, other than the one …

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Invigorate

“You know how I practised my sport every morning to be the State Champion. I’d won the district trophy in 1965, but was not going to stop there.” Phil and Jim were both seen walking on the pavement in the evenings. Phil had recently developed a slight limp, and was worried about his physical fitness. …

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He used to be ….

“Crowded streets in Covid times are scary…..” “It’s not a fraction of what it used to be on this day.” “This day?” “Yes. Today is Gokulashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna. Traditionally, people tie up yoghurt and sweets in a pot and hang it very high. There is an art of science of getting up …

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Reading too much

I try to find a pattern in the randomness. Is there a message hidden for someone? Was it meant to cross the barriers of language, culture and time - if someone sees it long after the imprints were created? Palms, thumbs, teardrops, jellyfish … certainly something to do with aquatic life ….or just the uncontrolled …

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Behind the scenes

It is the most difficult part of life - watching you unwind after a day that was not spent with me, knowing fully well that decisions taken during the day impact my life. My strength is being a mute witness to everything that transpires in your most intimate moments - in your mind, on your …

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Moving

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA “The kids love playing here, but I’m afraid these wagons will become a criminal den. Need to be moved outta here.” "These wagons are part of history - some legendary movies have been shot in these.” “Really? Where are those actors who starred in the movies and shot their action scenes? Does …

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