Our Drivers We completed the journey between Manali and Srinagar in four different cars with four different drivers. From Manali to Keylong, we were with Namgyal. He was stylish, outgoing, god-fearing, and a safe driver. But very low on confidence. Sitting next to him through the drive, particularly at Rohtang, didn’t feel too great. At … Continue reading Ladakh: The People Who Made It Happen
The shrewdThe cowardsThe politicalThe manipulative& the pretentious I know not which are worst. But I have seen them all. And with them, I have also seen the genuine. Thus, life moves on. Continue reading It’s Just A Scratch!
There are times when you ignore things people say about you or your identity. And there are times when you defend. As a Delhiite, I have, on most occasions ignored the things people have said about me – some juvenile, some seriously condescending – simply because more often than not it is pointless to argue … Continue reading A Defence!
I have had days when every person I see reminds me of someone I know/have known. Such days are rather creepy. But in the past few weeks I have spotted people on different occasions who look like people I have known. Some of them being… Sayantani (pretty close to where her parents stay) Rohini (with … Continue reading Faces I Saw Recently
Saturday night was Saumya’s last in Delhi. From 2007 She has moved back to Hyderabad, this time to spend a year at ISB. So a few of us from college spent the night at her place. It was a good eat-drink-laugh time. The conversations, we felt, had matured. We could feel that we’re moving far … Continue reading Two Farewells and a Thriller