Diwali during my childhood meant a lot to me. It was also very different from what it is now. Diwali meant ordering sweets and savouries from the best sweet shop in town a week in advance. It was about shopping in the crowded T Nagar streets as a family for the family. Diwali meant buying crackers, and making sure you spent more than what did … Continue reading Diwali Reminiscence
“Bro, we need to move soon. This place is cramped as hell” said Mahesh solemnly. He had just moved in with us from his place at Whitefield, after shifting jobs to a start-up in Koramangala. What started out as two people in a 2BHK house was now overflowing. The place wasn’t built to handle four permanent residents. It was a ground floor house with a … Continue reading Bachelor House Hunt
People say maids and drivers are the hardest to get right in India. Retaining them for long is another story entirely. Surprisingly, my mom never had a problem with the maid. We’ve had a total of two maids in the past 24 years. Solid, right? But the same can’t be said about our drivers. We haven’t employed a driver in close to four years now, … Continue reading The Curious Case Of The Driver Jinx
If you sit alone and think about it, it would be very hard to agree to the fact that you’ve grown up. I’m 23 years old and life so far has been a blur. It only seemed like it was yesterday, when I first went to school and peed my pants; when I first made a friend; when I first picked up a cricket bat; … Continue reading Is marriage really that close?
Before I start, I’d like to put forth a disclaimer. This entry could be extremely boring and lame for people who aren’t part of the SNAAKS. It could be entirely true that only the people belonging to the SNAAKS appreciate what I’m writing. So if you find it anything but interesting, feel free to stop reading and leave. On a warm summer evening of 2014, a … Continue reading SNAAKS – The Inside Story
On a Saturday morning, when I was lazily getting up from bed, a friend of mine called me and asked if we could go for a trek. For someone who has been in Bangalore for close to eight months now and loves adventure, I hate to admit I’ve been on only one trek since getting here. Mostly, this was because we would eagerly plan for … Continue reading Guts and Instincts – Makalidurga trek