Manali Diaries (Volume 2)

Late Arrival The long journey has taken a toll on my body when I reached Manali. But I am happy that the climate was fresh and it soon filtered all the negativity and tiredness out of my body. Time was half past five when I rung the hotel after reaching Mall Road. After a long…

A hard shell with an undisclosed soft core

The glasses vibrated and spilled adrenaline out of fear Window panes always stood as if they were strangers. The air columns ratified their helplessness And spread the fear out of the room evoking panic! The AC was never chilled in his office, it never can be. Even tamed at 24 Celsius, it sweated hard upon…

The unsung tale of monsoon mangoes

Monsoons are unarguably one of the most beautiful treats in the Gods Own Country. They have carved out a major niche of my memories. Back in childhood we used to play cricket in the tiny plot of paddy field in front of my house. After the harvesting, these paddy fields are left barren, waiting for…

An outcome of greed phrased in forgiveness

Hey Brother, how you today? You did a slightest of deeds which is Fading away my consciences! Breaking my bonds, shattering my thoughts At least for the time being I don’t blame you my lovable brother Perhaps I believe you had yourself a gala May be I might be the reason for your happiness Even…

A Tribute to Football

 I got up early in the morning to watch the epic clash between Argentina and Chile in the final of Copa America Championship 2016 and I least expected Lionel Messi to announce his retirement from international career on the very same day. In fact, I got up happy to watch him play, the way he…

Morning tale

The melodious clang music will hit my ears sharp at 6:15 am. Eye lids slowly and hesitatingly open to the dark room, where it seems like I am still sleeping.

Greatest strength of my life!

What is the greatest strength of our life? A question that frequently pops up in our life   To go anywhere in this world, to go any far, To face anything that comes across, without fear. To chase a life, which tries to pull us down every minute In every possible manner, though the wise…

Tying the sacred thread to life

My heart went palpitating from the very planning stage itself of the Vaishno Devi pilgrimage. Hailing from South India, I had never imagined that I would be going to such a dream location Jammu, where the shrine is located. Just like all the major events in my life, this pilgrimage was also the eventful chapter…

A window seat perspective

As the sound of rail battling with the wheels pierce my ears and mind, my friend, the window reveals a lot to see and think. The day lashed my hopes to successfully book an AC compartment, but has gifted me a priceless friend, whom I would have missed if things happened according to the plan….

The fun filled football time

    When I reach my home after the college, time would be around 5:00 pm. Quickly gulping my tea and neglecting all the screamings  from my loving mother for not doing the works she assigned, I would just kick start my bike and rush towards the playground. The game starts around half an hour…

Time Ticks Version 1: Badass

  Normal days will begin at around 10:00 am. Eye lids slowly open to the world when mom’s screaming notch up beyond its threshold where daddy might interfere. That will be a mess, so I decided to wake up. When I laid my eyes over my mom and dad, I realized that for them it…