If we were having coffee… July 14, 2018

If we were having coffee,  I would tell you to come over to my new home.  We will enjoy a cuppa and catch up on some gossip.  That was my plan,  but this week has been too dramatic for me.  It did start off well.  It had been raining heavily since last week due to…

Lolita by Rubina Ramesh

  Print Length: 246 pages Publisher: Indie published Publication Date: May 8, 2018 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English Available on Kindle Unlimited Genre: Romance Love or Stardom? Was there even a doubt what Lolita wanted?   Though what Lolita wanted and what she got were two different things. When notoriety, that came…

My experiments with riding a two-wheeler

The husband lunged from above me to hold the handle and applied brake to the scooter.  He was just in time else I would have hit another two-wheeler.  There were equally angry honks from behind me.  But I looked into the scooty mirror to check that my hair is in place.   I smiled at the…

Matsya : The First Avatar by Sundari Venkatraman

DASHAVATAR MATSYA: The First Avatar by Sundari Venkatraman Blurb Lord Brahma is highly disturbed when the four vedas are stolen from him the moment he goes to sleep at the end of the kalpa. It’s Asura Hayagriva who’s gotten away with the sacred scriptures. Lord Vishnu offers to go to the creator’s rescue and takes…

The times we live #MondayMusings

Two days back one of my friends visited me after a long gap accompanied by her 3 year old girl.  The three year old immediately started exploring my house and jumping and running around.  Finally, she got tired and jumped onto a chair and tucked her feet on the edge of the chair.  I heard…

Is Bollywood mainstream anymore? #MondayMusings

In writing of Indian culture, I am highly conscious of my own subjectivity; arguably, there is more than one Indian culture, and certainly more than one view of Indian culture. – Shashi Tharoor You must be really not existing if you haven’t seen the drama and release of the Bollywood superstar Salman Khan.  Admittedly,  800+…