The Chronicles of Village Life – Part V

This is the last in the series. Check out the previous posts in The Chronicles of Village Life series under Jharkhand Diaries. There are now barely a few days to go before school reopens after the summer vacations. The first thought of living in a village was exciting and instilled in me a sense of thrill. Sure, … Continue reading The Chronicles of Village Life – Part V

The Chronicles of Village Life – Part 3

May 29th, 2019 So… One week to go for me to complete 2 months here at Brambe, a village near Ranchi. Just putting it out there even sounds unreal. And yet, here I am, living the life. Living the life of constant struggles, frustrations, and unending battles. There is no fun and no excitement in … Continue reading The Chronicles of Village Life – Part 3

The Story Behind Cantilevered Tales

For a die-hard Bollywood buff who has watched him entertain in many films, he needs no introduction. He is not just a popular face and name but also a seasoned artist, writer, director, and a renowned film, television and stage actor, Jayant Kripalani. Now he is all set to entertain us with an upcoming novel - Cantilevered … Continue reading The Story Behind Cantilevered Tales

When World Affairs Stump and Trump – Satire Around The World

Below is an article that I co-wrote with my friend and co-author in Mock, Stalk & Quarrel - Tanushree Ghosh Dhall - for Huffington Post. In conflicting and confusing political climates, what becomes vital is having a voice. That is the most privileged avenue we have as humans to help us make sense of anything … Continue reading When World Affairs Stump and Trump – Satire Around The World

Satire – A Nuclear Weapon Unleashed!

I have been yakking about this ever since the first announcement was made. And yet, when it is finally happening, I do not know how to share the news with you. The spaceship had flown over my head and rendered me dumbstruck. Add to that being 'trumped' in the USA and rendered 'cashless' in India - reasons … Continue reading Satire – A Nuclear Weapon Unleashed!

A Non-Doctor’s Mandatory Prescription to the Best Medicine

Life is hard! Full of stress, pain, suffering and sadness. We need to keep a positive mind and keep our sanity through exercise, yoga, games etc. For some, swimming is therapeutic. For others, meditation works wonders. For writers like us,  pouring our heart out on paper is the balm to our wounded soul. And despite all that, … Continue reading A Non-Doctor’s Mandatory Prescription to the Best Medicine

An Open Letter to Everyone Who Think They Know Better

Dear You, (Yes, you, with your upturned nose, throwing disgusted glances my way)! How are you doing in that “I-can't-mind-my-own-business” world of yours? Hope you are comfortable. If not, please make yourself so. Sit down and put your legs up. Because this is going to take a while, let me tell you upfront.  You, who keep … Continue reading An Open Letter to Everyone Who Think They Know Better

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find me a Match!

For my new feature Spotlight, I've invited my favourite humor writer and friend Anand over to write the first one for Wandering Soul. Anand is an amazing humorist/caricaturist who blogs at Anand's Parodies & Caricatures. To those who don't know him already, you sure are missing something. Head there now and also do subscribe to … Continue reading Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find me a Match!

Thank You, Dear Readers + Awards

200+ Followers! YAYY!!!! Tak Dhin-a-dhin dhin-a-dhin tak dhin-a-dhin! Ooo La La La... heeeeeyaaaaaa! tamamatamamam ...aaaaaaaaaeeeeeeeee....... (standing up on the table, dancing like a crazed maniac!) So, now that the jig is over, getting down to business. I would like to thank God, my parents, Jadoo, my readers, Blogger's World, Blogging U., my writing desk (it's … Continue reading Thank You, Dear Readers + Awards