Cricket Fever

I love cricket, just like every other regular Indian my age. What irks me most though, is how I lauded for my interest, despite being a girl. The sport has changed over the years, and gone are the days when unfit men would not dive to stop the ball from crossing the boundary line. All…

Sizzling in the Sun

I’ve never cooked or eaten in an outdoor barbecue. There are indoor restaurant chains across India, which means I have eaten food cooked on skewers and over hot coals. I’ve been at a late evening barbecue party at my brother’s friend’s place and even have a on-gas grilled meal. But my brother is quite used…

Date Night

It’s so much fun to take you young cousins or niece and nephews out once in a while. Imagine keeping secrets from your parents and not getting blackmailed about squealing on a daily basis (like I tortured my Big B though my childhood :-)). So, after I earned a Supergirl figurine, I found out she…

The Joy Of Reading

“I guess there are never enough books.” ―John Steinbeck I didn’t start reading early in life, in fact I was about 17-18, when I was drawn into the mesmerizing world of make-believe. As a restless yet lazy teen, the only hyper active part of my existence was my imagination. And to date, books have become my…

Justice Takes A Break

Do you remember the opening scene of the movie Watchmen? I am a huge fan of the movie, possibly the best superhero flick in its genre. But I digress. When I heard the Bob Dylan song, I’d wonder, time is the only thing that visibly changes, what is the big deal with that? But the…