The first thing that struck Brahms was the smell of the air in the room. The air didn’t smell as clean and airy as he had imagined it to be. It smelled like old drafty wood with the faintness of polish as if to mask the musty smell of wherein … Continue Reading
Each dawn of Ravi’s routine life broke with the cacophony of trains whistling in the backdrop, and the furious rumble of the tracks as the train passed. The vibrations from the trains, even though a couple of blocks away, made the windows of his low-lying apartment-room chatter furiously.
Having grown … Continue Reading
One misty evening, two masked men, one tall and the other hunched forward were walking along quickly along a dimly lit street. Maintaining the requisite social distance, they mumbled to each other while exchanging anxious looks. All the houses lining the street interspersed with cedar streets had shutters down, blocking … Continue Reading
It has been five months since I envisioned him—five months since our last eventful encounter.
And it has been the best five months of my entire life.
I have started to move on—I stopped placing an additional blanket for him, I don’t even spread breadcrumbs outside my kitchen window now. … Continue Reading
Silas had a very unhappy start to his life. Conceived out of wedlock, his biological father refused to take responsibility and abandoned them. Scared of what society would say, his mother, unwilling to abort, left her baby at the doorstep of an orphanage. The people there took him in and … Continue Reading
Not many years ago, Birju Singh resided in a small village called Tekdigarh. It was among a pocket of villages, situated on a plane circled by wooded hills. The nearest city was a thousand miles away, and could only be reached by crossing the mountains and nestled valleys. Talk … Continue Reading
On the 30th floor of a tall magnificent tower with grey exteriors that perfectly complemented the black, bold sign on top that read “Mughals & Co.”, sat Akbar and the rest of his board members, discussing their business.
At merely 30 years of age, Akbar had become one of … Continue Reading
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Dakshin Gangotri Research Station (70.7500° S, 11.5833° E), Antarctica, Earth
Harish Ramakrishnan –
A biting wind pierced through my chest as if it was trying to penetrate through my heart. No amount of training back in India would have prepared me for such conditions. Stepping out … Continue Reading
Good morning folks and welcome to the Bill and Ted’s Excellent Blog. As the leading reviewers of planet Hreidmar, your favourite film nerds this side of the galaxy bring to you our latest interplanetary review!
Last week we visited the Venusians in Venus- absolutely lovely creatures with an even lovelier … Continue Reading