“Come on Kanha! We are already so late!” Krishna tapped his foot impatiently as he leant against the door of the room of his best friend. “You know how Teacher hates it when we come late to morning class!” “Then stop rushing me! I don’t do well under pressure!” Krishna giggled at the double entendre… Continue reading Krishna and Kanha playing Snakes and Ladders (Fiction)
“Can you help us?” I closed my book and shifted to the left to make space for the younger girl to sit. I looked at her and knew instantly what she wanted to ask me. “No. I’ve already told Geetika that I won’t do it and now I’m telling you.” Goutami looked at me with… Continue reading 3rd step on the podium (Creative Non-Fiction)
Books about cricket are difficult to write. Firstly, there aren’t that many people who would actually read books about a game that could take 5 whole days and still end without a result. Secondly, the cricket genre usually involves journalists and/or former cricketers reliving a certain series (for example the Ashes, the World Cup), autobiographies… Continue reading Why you should read ‘Second XI: Cricket in its Outposts’
Ab de Villiers is one of my favourite cricketers. Because I feel he’s the South African version of Rahul Dravid. There was one match where he reached his half century and in celebration he lifted his bat to acknowledge the dressing room in a cursory manner that showed he would rather celebrate his team winning.… Continue reading Is it finally happening???????
My mom and I have done a lot of things together. We used to play games on the computer for hours, we would watch old classic English movies from the 30s to the 80s, we would discover new recipes and try them out at home and we would shop (rather reluctantly) for myself. But one… Continue reading Fun in company?