Of starry nights and summer skies

And this too is precious. Friends dozing off at your place, after a day of eating too much and walking way too much. There’s a quiet humdrumness in the air, the sort that comes when you’re comfortable enough to sleep in someone’s presence. We have met so many times since parting; in different cities, over…

A morning at the terrace

(Wrote this quite some time ago. Still love mornings. 🙂 ) “What makes you truly happy?” Somebody posed this question to me once. It’s a question we should all have an answer to, a Happy Place where life seems a little easier. Eventually I decided on this: “The smell of earth after the first showers……

Yes Ma’am, No Ma’am, As You Wish Ma’am

(Written during my final year of college…) 7.30 pm, 26th July 2006. We were all bundled into a room and given a hair oil massage. How generous, you might say. What I mean is that oil was dumped on our hair (“hair in oil, not oil in hair”, being the motto); along with a barrage…