Month: February 2018


Hulohot looked every inch the warrior chieftain that he was as he finished applying the final coat of bark white stripes on his face. As he bared his teeth at the pool water, his deputy Chu-chu came running.

Ganpati Bappa Morya!

But Ashu had persevered and had even pointed out that their cricket Ganesha in the year when India won the world cup was an assured hit. He had also, rather cunningly, pointed out how their Ganesha would one-up the idol the next street guys had already bought.

The Blue Moon

“I do wonder whether the ancients would feel a strong sense of déjà vu all over again, at least those who sat helplessly during a particularly prone period of climate change. Their inaction had led to the current state of affairs where one could no longer leave the air conditioned protected sanctuary of the smart buildings the residual human society lives in without protective clothing against the extreme temperatures that rage outside.”

The crash

The truck raced on past the intersection circle. The occupants of the blue car were leaning out of the open doors towards the traffic cop heedless of the looming danger.