Panchgani Trip


It is rare, that a Mumbaikar finds a quick get-away from the city. Though being from Navi Mumbai is a different case. We are quite aware of the phrase ‘not really a Mumbaikar’, but eventually have the last laugh when its beautiful weather outside and one wants to take a long drive. One such weekend…

Snakes in India


India, the land of snake charmers, is oft crowded with people on the streets showing ‘The Cobra Dance’. The Cobra is made to dance to a tune of a musical instrument called the ‘been’ in India (resembles a flute). People often get fooled by the idea of snakes dancing to the tune of the music.…

A Poet’s Delight


Oft when trance calls my name, I sit and I do ponder. Can i wail with a feather in hand And other, a wine, much fonder. Midnight tells a pendulum; While I hear a silence in the distance. The smoke of some cuban delight, A seduction of that evening rain; It percolates with the crimpson…