Autoscopy 2014

When we decided to make the road trip to Masinagudi, little did we realize that things could go this bad. In the time it takes to say the word “honeymoon,” things went from fantastic to horrible. Rani and I didn’t know each other when we got married last week. The first time we saw eachContinue reading “Autoscopy 2014”

Habit Over Hate

For those of you who have been wondering why MirrorCracked hasn’t been updated for two months (to the day), well, you can stop wondering. I am still alive, unfortunately, and I’m back in business. For those of you who assumed I had given up, for those of you who assumed I was dead and forContinue reading “Habit Over Hate”

The Man From Nowhere

“See the nowhere crowd cry the nowhere tears of honour¬† Like twisted vines that grow¬† Hide and swallow mansions whole…” — James Hetfield, The Memory Remains He came from nowhere and he didn’t know where he was headed. He seemed lost, confused, a paper boat caught in a hurricane, with turmoil eroding the last tracesContinue reading “The Man From Nowhere”

Great Eggspectations!

Of all the curious things I’ve noticed about Mumbai, perhaps the strangest is the love this city has for eggs. Everywhere I go, I see a cart laden with egg cartons and a guy standing behind it, making omlettes and burji and toast. I come from the South, and people don’t really like eggs downContinue reading “Great Eggspectations!”

Hampi: The Great Escape

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything on the blog. Part of the reason was my persistent writers’ block. The main reason was that I had nothing interesting to write about. Sad as that may seem, I was living in mortal fear of having nothing left to write about. Then, on a windy FridayContinue reading “Hampi: The Great Escape”