The Boarding Pass – Part II

The sadistic thrill of the mystery woman enticed me. In these few minutes, I realized I did not ask her name. She was an amazing beautiful woman around 30 something. She had an attractive persona in all respects and most importantly her character made for an interesting conversation. She was …

The Boarding Pass – Part I

“This way sir, proceed to Gate number 18 for boarding. Boarding starts in 90 minutes.” said the pretty lady from Air Arabia’s ground staff at Sharjah Airport. I was travelling to Nairobi from Sharjah in July 2014. Generally, I like stopovers as it allows me to roam around different airports, …

Drowned thoughts of an imaginative mind

Every good story starts with a challenge. A goal which both inspires and spreads fear, hints of danger and adventure in equal measures – unconquered & unfathomed mountains and unbeatable adversaries. For us it was Ganga, a river synonymous with everything Indian, the very reason of existence for over a …

That girl with a blue newspaper

“Excuse me, that’s a ladies seat.” came a polite but affirmative wave of sound in my ears. I knew it was coming and was deliberately behaving as if I didn’t hear. But as with most people in such situation, my jerkiness was very evident. “Excuse me!!” This time it was …