It is with absolute delight that I present to you a guest post by celebrated actor, writer, and director, Jayant Kripalani. In this post, he talks about what made him write his upcoming book Cantilevered Tales slated to be published by Readomania. I'd like to thank Readomania for giving me the honour of publishing this post. … Continue reading Guest Post By Jayant Kripalani: The Story Behind Cantilevered Tales
Every year, when Father's Day approaches, I'm filled with a sense of absence and longing. You see, I lost my father when I was three. I don't even have memories about him to cherish. I just know that I've grown with this huge gap in my life. Whenever I saw my friends being accompanied by both … Continue reading On Mother’s Day, This Goes Out To All My Friends Who’ve Lost Your Moms…
‘You slept so peacefully, on my lap. I picked you up from a garbage dump. You were squeaking helplessly while your siblings were busy feeding themselves from their mother’s teats. I instinctively felt something was wrong. I scooped you up and put you inside a bag to hide and take you to the hospital. You … Continue reading Should Mother’s Day Be Dedicated Only To Biological Mothers Or To The Spirit Of Motherhood?
(This is an old post from the blog that I lost) Every day he comes with a cart full of bread, chips, eggs, and biscuits. My neighbourhood bread seller. His wares are limited but people do need breakfast items. Thing is, with time things improve. Though improvement might be a subjective term, like many economic theories suggest, the … Continue reading The Neighbourhood Bread Seller
I am scared. Very, very scared. So scared that instead of writing terrified I'm repeating the word 'scared' even though I know that's bad writing. Thing is, for so long I'd thought that this queasy feeling pressing on to my stomach and ribs was just a temporary phase like mild acidity. In fact, I even … Continue reading I Am Scared (But I’ll Get Over It!)