Thirty And Me

At precisely 42 seconds past 5.30 PM this evening (on Aug 20, 2014) the Earth will complete it’s thirtieth revolution around the Sun with me on it. I have spent the past four hours reading about what it means to people when they exit their twenties. Turning 30 is supposed to be a big deal,Continue reading “Thirty And Me”

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”

The Dummy’s Guide To Long Distance Relationships

“Wait a minute! What is this? The Dummy’s Guide? Oh my god, it’s back! It’s back!” screamed one hysterical groupie who ran into me on the street this afternoon. I didn’t know whether to be embarrassed or delighted. In the end, I just managed to nod my head, smile, make appropriate noises, and escape toContinue reading “The Dummy’s Guide To Long Distance Relationships”

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

She wore a very pretty, pink, long-sleeved sweater that hugged her body and showed off her curves quite well. Her jeans were a couple of sizes too small, which was perfect for me, for obvious aesthetic reasons. She walked towards me from across the crowded bar, with a lovely smile on her lips – blood-redContinue reading “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow”

Things Women Do

Based on a true story. (Almost) There’s this girl.. She’s in love with a boy. Now, the girl and the boy have been in love for quite a while and very recently, the boy popped the question and asked the girl to marry him. They’re both doing reasonably well in life with good steady jobsContinue reading “Things Women Do”