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For the Love of a River

There is something about a river that draws me to it. I yearn to be by the side of a river somewhere, anywhere. To stare into its glittering evanescence, always changing and yet always its same fluid self—gives me a

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Idle Thoughts at the End of a Pleasure Trip

I’m just back from a whirlwind trip of Rajasthan. Travelled across three cities and the Thar in five days by road, on ramshackle buses, checking into hotels just to spend the night. The most memorable part of our itinerary was

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Looking Back with Adele

I’m completely distracted. Blame the friend who sent across this ethereal piece of music – Adele’s Someone Like You – my mind keeps skipping and turning at odd bends, and I don’t seem to be able to do much about

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Thoughts on the End of Left Rule in Bengal

I’m glad yesterday is over. Election results came out in my home state of West Bengal yesterday, and a party ruling for 34 years has been voted out of power. This blog is not a fit platform to extol one party against another. Besides,

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Sow a seed and let it grow. All you need is an idea. Your idea. Stride the blues on the wings of your idea. Take to the air, take flight, soar and forget. Let there be no memory. Evaporate from

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