“For such a lovely girl, you have a twisted imagination!” True comment. An accusation levelled in jest. But one that got me thinking nevertheless. Why are my stories so dark? Where does all this angst, grief and disillusionment come from? … Continue reading Why so dark?
*Spoiler alert!* If you haven’t yet seen the 6th season of House of Cards and intend to, DO NOT PROCEED!! Machiavelli married to Lady Macbeth is how I always viewed House of Cards. The machinations, the manipulations, the sheer genius … Continue reading Why HOC collapses under its own weight
Are damaged people destined to inflict damage? 16 stories that examine the internal and external landscapes of people damaged by birth, upbringing, nature and circumstances. Set primarily in India, they examine the socio-political climate of the country alongside. Dark and … Continue reading Damage (India Book 2) is here!
Seoul was never even on the radar. The original plan for our vacation getaway had been Mexico or The Dominican Republic. When reports of the various hurricanes heading that way started to filter in, we dumped that idea. On the … Continue reading In search of K-pop
It was sitting innocuously in my spam box. An email that went something like this: I’m aware that XXXXXXX is your password. You don’t know me and you’re thinking why you received this e mail, right? Well, I actually placed … Continue reading Blackmail, extortion and guilt
The #Metoo movement has finally hit India. From an actress who unwittingly regurgitated a ten year old case against a senior actor to many more young girls coming forward with their own tales of abuse and harassment, it has been … Continue reading Scared yet?
A young woman pushing a pram looks up and catches my eye. I smile at her and she smiles back shyly then walks on. In that brief glance we have exchanged a multitude of feelings. There is, I hope, compassion … Continue reading Motherhood and what they don’t tell you…