“Tabu! Tabu! Wake up!” Shouted Nasike as he tried to shake his brother out of his sleep. Tabu, who was tucked into a sleeping bag on the floor of their tiny bedroom, still had sleep pooling over his eyelids. In an attempt to ignore his brother and turn away, Tabu replied in agitation. “What is … More Tabu : Part 1
Sophie sat by the window as she watched the rain bore down mercilessly upon the narrow street that led to her apartment building. She loved rain. Everything about rain. The whispering hum as sheets of water fall to the ground, the often-unanticipated flashes of lightning or the rolls of thunder. She loved it all. She … More The dinner date : Part 2
“You know there is an enormous difference between me and you,” he said with a slightly exasperated voice. Veins were starting to form on his forehead and it was clear that he was slowly getting agitated. He leaned back on his chair and took a deep breath. “I am a man ….and you are a … More The dinner date
I must have been barely 13 years old when I had to do a presentation at school.Before this, i would constantly look for any excuse to escape standing in front of an audience. But one cannot run away from something forever. This time there was no escape as everyone had to at least present something … More Drop the paper ‘boobs’
“If outside is so good, why has mankind spent thousands of years trying to perfect inside?” These are the words of one Sheldon Cooper, a beloved character on one of my favourite TV shows, The Big Bang Theory. A show about nerds and their day to day lives.This is the response Raj, another character on … More What’s Our Deal?
A couple of months back, I was sitting in a bus buried in my thoughts, listening to my favourite kizomba tune on my iPod via headphones. Closing my eyes, as if to internalise every beat, I wondered: Who comes up with these things? Who makes the rules for these structured dances? Who decides the formula? … More Tune The Dance
Is there a vaccine against heartache? A question Sophia asked herself over and over again as she sat on her bed sobbing in her room. She recalled how a cold chill ran down her spine when the text message came through. Damn these cell phones. They could be considered as the best thing since sliced … More Beneath the glasspaper
Movies, a creative part of the media and an inseparable part of our lives, not only entertain us by being windows to an alien world, but also act like the mirrors of society. “Secret Window” , a psychological thriller based on Stephen King’s novella ”Secret Window, Secret Garden”, which left many puzzled started a chain … More Mental wars