A potpourri of thoughts, travel tales, book talks , reviews, poetry and random musings in the midst of hot filter coffee…..

A Tribute and An Appeal

“Like a shooting star flying across the room. So fast, so far. You were gone too soon” This tribute and appeal is an outpouring of my friend Subashini Karthik who lost her brother Advait Mani, last year. He was my brother too! Its saddening to see uncle and aunty go through life...

Soulless

    SOULLESS by M.V.Kasi       Blurb   They say when you take revenge you lose a part of your soul.    But Sia hadn’t felt her soul in a very long time. She only knew the soul-crushing fear and helplessness. Especially during the nights, when she fought an...

Why I Love My Blog!

I take on the baton of  ‘Blog Love’ from Aditi ….. Polkajunction’s  very first ‘Blogversary ‘  was on the 12th of February. I am more than glad to be still ticking and afloat  in the blogosphere. And, this is the right time to write on ‘Why I love my blog! The...

Five Known Facts about Jaipur Literature Festival – A Rewind!

The raging debate on Twitter a couple of days back- over the invitation of RSS Speakers to the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 left me perplexed! We, as a society have made sure ‘Hatred’ and ‘Arrogance’ supersedes our ‘Intelligence and Rationality’. This in turn has resulted in ‘Politics: based on religion, creed...

Book # 35

I first got to know about ‘Lutyens Delhi’ some 5-6 years back as I was searching for information on Arnab Goswami for a particular write-up and  ended up reading about this ‘Power Circle’ and how the rich and famous (that includes the media houses too) inevitably gravitate towards it! The curiosity...

Book # 34

For the simple reasons – that I love travelling, exploring new culture & places and that I am intrigued by ‘Bengalis’ , I opted to read and review this book! The blurb gives a preview of this  interesting compilation of stories: ” Bengal Write Ahead’ was a contest organized by Facebook,...

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