The Boar’s Arms
This was written at Write Club, 28th Apr 2018, based on prompts given by Ranjan. For a better understanding of the context, please go through https://writeclubbangalore.com/session-material/combat-basics-of-writing-ranjan/ This is not a complete story, although it could be read as one (if you are willing to leave everything else to your imagination)
Je Suis Hindu. Mea Culpa?
“We are protesting because this is the first time people used (Hindu) religion to protect the culprits of such heinous crimes.” Fair enough. I agree – religion cannot be an excuse for such things. You blame religiosity for this crime. No arguments there. You highlight ‘Hindu’ and ‘Devi’. That’s where
For want of a Twit
(In a remote village of Karnataka where the only connectivity is through an MRI machine…) ST: May this glorious dawnspring be graced by the iridiscent grace of Your Royal Kingship’s joie de vivre. RG: Mr Tarapore! I mean Thakur. I mean… Pushkar. ST: Yes, Sir. Shashi… erm, Pushkar here. Perhaps
Bike Rental – Avenger Street 150 from Wheelstreet
Cruisers like the Avenger and Yamaha’s Enticer have always been on my must-ride bucket list, and this past Monday, I finally bit the bullet (sorry about the pun there!) and decided to rent a bike for a few hours to see if it lived up to the hype within my head.
Film Review – Achayans (Mal, 2017) – 1.5/5
Watching Achayans, one can’t help but get the feeling that the whole script was written on a tissue paper during a ganja-addled moment. A road trip, a murder, a denouement. That’s pretty much it. If you are looking for timepass cinema, this might be it. If you want something more
Sexual Harassment mustn’t be Shhhhhh!
Shortly after the round of complaints of sexual harassment that came out against Mahesh Murthy in March 2017, I started looking into the processes that are in place to protect victims of such harassment. The Vishaka guidelines and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal)