21.07.1994

Long before Nike came up with the now famous “Just Do It” slogan, she had her own earthy version of it. “Kar ke chutti karo, hore ki!” Which may be translated as “Get on with it already! What the hell are you waiting for?” She was born on my birthday. Ok, hang on,…

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The Masquerade

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Indrani Ganguli Indrani Ganguli is an interpreter of languages. She’s as adept at staring down recalcitrant witnesses in court while taking down their depositions as she is compassionate with those who clearly are devastated at being there at all. Her stories are…

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The magic of retirement

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Suresh Chandrasekaran After working for sixteen years, Suresh parted ways with his employer to their mutual satisfaction; what the management guys love to call a win-win situation. He was happy to quit because his employer held the illusion that he was there…

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Dubai Calls

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Shiva Kumar Shiva Kumar is a Bangalorian, (Bengalurian, today) through and through. There is as much of Benguluru in him as there is of him in Bengaluru! He is a trained Electrical Engineer who was never required to prove himself as one,…

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The new Facebook – A MMORPG

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - T F Carthick T F Carthick is a self-styled writer who rarely ever writes, choosing instead to occupy himself churning out excels and power points for his corporate masters for food. Back in the good old times, when he still had time…

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Yes, I said so

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Indrani Ganguli Indrani Ganguli is an interpreter of languages. She’s as adept at staring down recalcitrant witnesses in court while taking down their depositions as she is compassionate with those who clearly are devastated at being there at all. Her stories are…

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LETTER TO LOVE AND HATE

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Mona Banerjee Mona Banerjee, from Kolkata, was born into a family of real literary giants; her maternal grandmother was Lila Majumdar, the well-known Bengali writer of children’s books. From her dad’s side, she’s linked to THE Tagores. Maybe this fueled her love for…

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Will I Be a Book One Day?

The Special 100 Irregular Sloword BirthMonth Festival 2021 Featured Guest - Ashesh Mitra Ashesh is an engineer trying to navigate the world of healthcare. He likes books more than people and he agrees with Neil Gaiman when he says that we owe it to each other to tell stories. He is a blogger, amateur…

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Night Queen

This wonderfully satisfying short story comes from Shiva Kumar. His writing is quirky, funny, and eminently readable. It is a style I truly appreciate for its wordplay and its ability to bring out the sense of the action. For a truly delightful experience, head on over to https://thewiklyupdet.blogspot.com/ and read more from him…

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