Unusual Suspects

400 words; Approx Reading Time: 3 minutes. A short story on a trail gone cold! Dec 17: Breaking News: A middle-aged Finance Manager has gone missing for two weeks now! Below is the recount of the last recorded conversation with the room mates on an early December night. Real […]

The Destiny of Four Strangers!

It was a dark and stormy evening! Air prickly cold and skies lit with lightning!! That is exactly when IT happened! Before we could even comprehend, blaring in our faces was the scary shocking red!! I wonder, what brings people together? Is it just Destiny and Chance intersecting […]


Here’s a dedication to the superhero of South Indian delicacies! What do you call that which is Omnipresent? That which is all pervasive, all-encompassing, everywhere and widespread?? Some would call it “God. Some call it “Dogma”. If you ask us, the South Indian Foodies, without any hesitation or […]


840 words and approximate reading time- 7 minutes Have you ever wondered what shopkeepers do when there are no customers? I don’t know how it is these days. Everyone’s got a smartphone! Back in the 90’s, it was quite different. If you ever wanted to see and experience […]


Soliloquy – <səˈliləkwē> means an act of speaking to yourself. Well, Merriam Webster says so!  I wrote the following on a rainy Monday morning on my i-phone when overwhelmed with a long list of to- do’s.  Now, you can either read it in a melodramatic Shakespearean/Hamlet-style like “To be or not […]


Approx Reading Time: 8 minutes Would you believe that part of my life I grew up witnessing a musical? Especially one that taught me invaluable lessons/ skills, coping mechanisms, self-help, visualization etc.?? If you are thinking the “Lion King” or the “Phantom of the Opera”, you are so […]


How I found my sanity through the information overload to an “Empich” free life! I don’t know about you. As a kid, if I hated one thing more than anything, it was advice. Unsolicited free advice… Long winded lectures about, how to prioritize, how to organize, how life […]

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