Monthly Archives: June 2012

And another year passes by…


On Friday, I officially became 41. I must be really officially old now, because this realisation was met with calm equanimity and much shovelling in of birthday cake with no thought for the horrific aftermaths of such gourmandgiri, normally visible … Continue reading

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And the rains are here….


…almost. It rains sporadically and is interspersed with huge stretched of bright, hallucinatory sunlight after all the smog gets washed down. The monsoon is a season that has been particularly dear to my heart, despite the muck, the filth, the … Continue reading

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An interview with Manreet Sodhi Someshwar, the author of The Taj Conspiracy


A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of chatting with Manreet Sodhi Someshwar about her latest book, The Taj Conspiracy, at her Mumbai launch at Blue Frog. The event saw a dramatic presentation by QTP, the theatre troupe … Continue reading

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An ode to my umbrella


The sun in May is, to put it mildly, a scorcher. Step out without a cap and you can feel your brains being addled and fried in a manner that would allow you to serve them scooped out straight from … Continue reading

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Book Pimp Post


The Reluctant Detective is now available on Kindle. You can buy it here. Danke kindly.

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