Thrika the Nosering


art, book review, cartoons, reviews, Story

You might be wondering what on earth does this title mean. Well I didn’t know until I read the book Sivappu Kal Mookuthi (the Girl with the Red Nose Ring) written by Nandhini. Technically it is a graphic novel created by Nandhini and her team at Make Believe. What starts off in the story as […]

May 23, 2016

UnWarp – the Induction


CBC, Story

The story takes over from here, an amazing first part written by Dhivya. Read on… Priya was standing in the same beach, but something else seemed totally out of place. This is not the Marina stretch where she goes for her usual morning jog. There were no boats, no remnants of stalls, no laughter therapy group, and […]

May 17, 2016

The Red Ring


CBC, reviews, Story, women

“Tan tan tana tan tan tana tan tan tada tan….” screamed my phone as the alarm rang. I just flipped it down and silenced it for another 10 minutes of sleep. “Mesha raasi neyargalukku…” I heard the tone like an echo from my house + neighbor’s TV. Damn… Getting up to rasi palan yet again. […]

November 15, 2015

Mis-communication-ology


Story

Time and again, we always talk about communication, on how important it is, how effective should it be… really, what is the big deal about it? I can tell you how bad things can go with lack thereof. And of course, recountal of bad is generally hilarious. “Good Morning, ABC Hospitals, how may I help […]

June 18, 2014

Tailing the Donkey


Ramblings, Story

My school management had decided that us high school students need to have some professional / soft skills training to cope up with the outside world back then. So we used to have a trainer from outside come and coach us certain weekends. And those classes used to be fun and interactive. During one such […]

April 23, 2014

Leave No Stone Unturned


Story, travel

Arya was lying down in the middle berth of the train travelling back home for the weekend. She tossed and turned only half asleep as she was so anxious to be back home already. She missed her grandma’s constant nagging, friends teasing her and her dog Casper gnawing her fingers gently. Few more hours, she […]

January 18, 2014

The Legend of the Commuter’s Catatonia


Ramblings, Story, travel

Remember this scene in Aaytha Ezhuthu where Sidharth and Trisha will go round-trips in the same bus? Well this post, though similar, is not even remotely romantic. Of course, people who know me would be aware of it already. In a single line, I travelled the same route in the same bus to and fro, […]

January 3, 2014

Life moves on…


Story

She woke up with a jolt to her friend’s voice sounding afar, “Wake up lazy bones, you are going to be late for the lecture”. Sleeping in on a lecture day was a very bad thing to do and Arya rushed to make up for the lost time. She and her friend somehow made it […]

December 26, 2013

In one of those ‘ruled’ Colleges…


Story

Location – Computer Science Block, second floor Participants – namma hero V, a girl who is celebrating her birthday today, FS (Floor Supervisor), FS gang’s leader Before commencing, it is mandatory to say a word or two about these FS. They are basically the rowdies you see in movies, but just clean-shaven, attired in starched […]

December 24, 2013