Bula’di

“Modern Indian women do not like to wear the saree Bula’di. It is 2011 and not 1971. We prefer jeans and a top. Further, the saree is neither sporty nor comfortable. It restricts one’s mobility,”¬†smartly commented twelve-year-old Nehusta.¬†“Stop calling your grandma Bula’di, child. Please call her granny. You address your elder sister as ‘Di’ and…

The Tracker And The Desert Wraiths

Flashing sparks from two clashing flintstones landed on a small mixture of powdered camel dung and dried Babul leaves to spot a steady ember in a ditch dug three feet below the ground level to hide it, for a single flash leave alone a steady fire could be spotted a mile away in such a…