It was not long when out of nowhere, I managed to write something on the first topic of my blog; seashells and seaside. For some strange reasons beyond my understanding, I decided to self publish. Just like a piece of art, irrespective of how much love and dedication has gone into, is emotionally detached by […]

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Not just a corridor

It was a usual cold morning. The bright autumn colours were fading away, withering in dismay while grey winter gloom was taking over. It was chilly, dry cold like a serpent that glides in through any possible unsealed coating. Harbajan had finished his night shift of driving his heavy vehicle to transport goods. On one […]

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It was freezing cold that day. The air felt piercing like blades of ice. She could hear the rough and gusty wind that almost felt rebelliously adventurous with no consideration. Her entire body became somewhat numb, so she pinched herself, rubbed her hands, eyes and ears. Soon she stood up, sat down and knocked again […]

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Not above the law

I am a student. During the day I attend my classes at the university. In the evenings I study, while late till night I deliver food on the door steps. Life is not easy, yet there is no time to complain. Like a bull fetching well water, I have little choice of changing my direction. […]

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Shallow end

I am a classical singer. I have been practising Indian musical tradition for many years now. This beautiful lake at a short distance from my home had been a witness to my morning raga. Today while practising my ‘Raag Bhairav’, I could not feel peace within. I took a deep breath and tried to reflect, […]

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Mending ways

He was a cobbler, I often went to his shop as a child to get a shoe repaired. He sat on a leather mat on the floor, with a stool in front of him for costumer to sit and wait if they wish. This shop smelled of leather, shoe shiner and polish. He had dirty […]

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