The Taiga Episode – Chapter 1

Finally, after what seemed like an eternity, half asleep, I heard a loud thud and I realised we were finally here, Bodaybo in Irkutsk Oblast. And suddenly the adventure began to feel real and wild thoughts rushed through my head "this is really happening! Why all this mystery?"

The Taiga Episode – Prologue

In a recent survey by the Federal Agency Of Forestry, an ancient burial site was discovered in the depths of East Siberian Taiga. Due to Climate change, the permafrost had melted away exposing a large Tomb complex. What was baffling was the Sanskrit text found in the tombs and the stone structures with intricate carvings of Indian gods.

Can’t wait to leave

I am leaving this place for a short while. I am leaving this oppressive, lost, narrow minded, greedy and unhealthy place! Maybe all those adjectives are harsh but there is some reality to it. Open any newspaper and all you read is the depravity and heinousness of the human soul. A society which lost its…

Nameless Town

I live in a nameless town, even beyond your regular daily mundane. A writer's paradise and a dystopia. An oxymoron is what this nameless town is. The summer's sweltering heat shimmers on the road I drive. I close my eyes and imagine snow, but the heat, it gets in everywhere, like a slithering snake, like…

Get out!

Today will be the 25th night I sneak into your room. All our friends generally leave by 9 and I too am making my customary goodbyes. We all smiled and chatted for a little while longer, all the while I am getting impatient. My head is screaming in silence “Please go to your lives, people”.…

That Green Dress

A warm humid evening in Paris with you. A light breeze moves the silhouette of your dress. That beautiful green dress that you bought today morning from some tiny unspeakable boutique store snuggled in some back alley of Paris. How you wore the dress and twirled around to show me how beautiful it looks. How…