A new friend – Miss Bixby

When Motorola gave birth to the mobile phones in the late 90’s and one of my aunt (being a school principal) owned it, it had caught my fascination as I could speak to my dear aunt (her sister) far away in Bombay. An outgoing call made the pocket short by Rs. 8 and the incoming…

Birds from the lens of a cricketer – 3

Its been some time that birds flapped their wings in my blog so I decided to welcome them in today. Furthering into the series, I introduce two birds. The four birds (Grey heron, Red Munia, Pied Kingfisher & Spotted thick knee) are happily residing in the post page here – Birds from the lens of…

Short Story – When we met

It had been a long time since I kept wandering. As I had walked along the path, I met many faces bringing smile to their lips, by helping them fetch some money in the trade of business. My parents had molded my liquid state into solid, making me fit to face this world. But they…

The Malnad belt

My close friend at office Guruprasad, induced me to hit the road to the Malnad belt and wow!, what a wonderful trip it was. As he belonged to that region, he had good knowledge of the places around. We first set out to Shringeri to pay our respect to Goddess Saraswati (wisdom and learning) in the Sri Sharada Temple,…

Chikmagalur – Town of the younger daughter

Chikmagalur, situated in Karnataka at a distance of 250-280 kms from Bangalore is famous for its scenic locations driven from the majestic western ghat mountains that stand proudly clad in their beautiful green color clad clothes – Mullayangiri, Baba Budan Giri, Kemmangundi and Kudremukh. Chikmagalur which in the local kannada language represents the town of…

Short Story – Gone with the wind

It was the marriage of my best friend’s daughter today. The guests of the event had all assembled to witness it and the very near and dear to the family waited eagerly to witness the auspicious moment. The convention hall beside the temple was lively with the chit chats of people peeping into what each…

Poem – School

A place from where my social journey began, on the first day where tearful eyes stared at the woman. Later came to know that she was called a teacher, whose power shaped up the life of the innocent creature. The face sitting next to me became my best friend, with whom my conversation never seemed…

Diecast car – Porsche Panamera Turbo – 1:18 (Maisto)

The Porsche Panamera Turbo, a large luxury sedan car measuring 5 meter long, quite wider has its root originating from a sports car tuning and placing itself happily in the luxury sedan family – an expensive German machine. The Turbo has a 4-liter V-8, turning out 550 horsepower. The car’s weight is in check owing to…

Short Story – Who will cry when I die?

It’s been almost thirty six years since the time we both were married. I put my mind back to the night when my eyes had first fell on her. It was a full moon night with the chilling breeze cutting the skin. And there she was walking all alone advancing further into the night, unconcerned with…