The human race has always sought beauty. A touch of white here. A dab of red there. A dash of green in between. A blue sash encircling. A myriad range of hues used to express the self, life or present sheer imagination. It’s an art, which has been honed to perfection over the millennia. And… Continue reading Colours maketh a woman!
Remember the comic strip Bringing Up Father? The comic strip ran for 87 years from 1913 to 2000, amusing newspaper readers every morning. Created by George McManus, Bringing Up Father dealt with a social climbing wife, Maggie, and her frustrated attempts to make her husband, Jiggs, adhere to upper class standards. I have taken creative license… Continue reading Bringing up Lata, with Madhu & Aimee
I always thought ending a novel with a question mark was a technique used by authors to get their readers to think. That was in the past. Now, with so much commercialization of publishing, open-ended closings of a story make me feel there is a sequel in the offing. Not in the case of the… Continue reading Do you know what happened to Lila Cerullo?
I am but a flickering image on someone else’s screen. A choice selected from a fixed menu. A victim, fallen prey to someone else’s idea of who I should be, become.
“When I was a junior copy writer in Lintas, I lived in mortal fear that you were going to sack me.” My jaw dropped even as I turned to look at Aggie. Eyes agape, I said, “What? You have to be kidding. The thought never even crossed my mind. Not once.”
According to J. Allen Hynek’s, a close encounter of the first kind is the sighting of an unidentified flying object*. A close encounter of the second kind is a discovery of a phenomena after a UFO has been spotted. This could be anything ranging from a crop circle to electronic interference. A close encounter of… Continue reading Joseph George and his Close Encounter of the Third Kind
Devil Speak is a short verse on a world where Fake News, Alternative Facts and Post Truth politics rule.