Tamas by Bhisham Sahni – a review

Colonialism, Freedom and Partition….After almost 75 years of independence who can forget the horrors of Partition.Writers like Bhisham Sahni has very well documented the partition period, a time of which he himself witnessed and who can write it better than the Indian person standing on the ground, battling the consequences that politicians and colonisers mappedContinue reading “Tamas by Bhisham Sahni – a review”

Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus – A Review

Let me start my review with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Full name of the book is Frankenstein, the Modern Prometheus.The subtitle is indeed interesting and appropriate as the story unfolds.The book that Shelly wrote when she was just 19. The result of the competition that Lord Byron hosted, that was to write the best  ghost StoriesContinue reading “Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus – A Review”

Old shoe on an old river.

Whenever I am home I never fail to visit this small spring just behind my house. It holds a special position in my heart because I grew up with stories latched to this place. It’s very choko or pure is what our grandparents say and this place had served as a source of water forContinue reading “Old shoe on an old river.”

Silence and Mind

And then there is a life so silent as our nights. A calmness that can be felt only at night, a peace to harness for the next day. But sometimes the night, an important part to survive via sleep and dreams becomes heavy. In a clinical term, referred as insomnia…we become lost in the darkContinue reading “Silence and Mind”

Quarantine Chapters

I think it’s only the earth/nature that accepts you without your race and your colour. And even opens the door for every body to bloom after death.So this is the first grown cucumber, papa planted during this #Quarantinedays. And here’s the fruit. That’s the bamboo shoots we received, early morning and a few chillies, collectedContinue reading “Quarantine Chapters”

Mental. Health

If and only if we could express more, talk, not just chat.. wish we could show some unhappy faces, not just preety smiles and have a collection of angry portraits. Suddenly your feed is gathered up with posts of mental health. People are being so much attentive towards it. Perhaps there are only a fewContinue reading “Mental. Health”