“MYSELF [name here]. I HAVE AN EXPERIANCE IN LECTURER” “IM COOL GIRL BUT VERY SENSITIVE BY NATURE. I DONT LIKE THE SHORT TEMPERED PERSONS.” These are actual matrimonial advertisements, quoted verbatim. With these coming my way, It would be a good ten or twenty years before I settle down in life. Of course, needless to


There was a time, in this very house in Goa, I used to listen to my walkman when the power used to go off. The “power-going-off” apparently, happens rather usually here. And when its a dark and gloomy evening like what it is now, there was no question of electricity. So, in those days not