An opinion – Lipstick Under My Burkha

“Did you buy it from the shop?” asked the husband angrily. “No no, Got it at the clinic.” Shireen lied earnestly. “Huh. I thought you have lost all shame. Madam had gone to buy vegetables but bought condom instead.” the husband mellowed. “How can I do something like that.” The husband, disgusted with the condom, Continue reading An opinion – Lipstick Under My Burkha

Are only the ones who don’t eat hungry?

A major throwback – I wrote this summary on Anita Desai’s Fasting, Feasting for a literature course in 3rd year of college and somehow stumbled upon it today while exploring my old Blogger profile. I couldn’t not share this. My first foray into real literature was through “The God of Small Things”. Till then I was Continue reading Are only the ones who don’t eat hungry?

My response to “Tell me something about yourself”

Twenty seven and half. That’s the number of times I have gone around the Sun; 26 billion kilometres is the distance I have travelled through space since I appeared on the planet. I have lived on both sides of the birth of internet, witnessed mobile phones evolve from 2kg screen-less devices to sleek handhelds more Continue reading My response to “Tell me something about yourself”