Tag Archives: Love

Gangtok Girl (Or How Mitesh found his Beauty from the North-East)

At the ripe-old age of seven, after watching his first Republic Day Parade on Doordarshan, Mitesh arrived upon a momentous decision, to do something that no Gujarati had done before him. No, it was not to travel to Switzerland without … Continue reading

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When Push Comes to Shove

She was crying, begging me not to do such a cruel thing to her. But I knew it had to be done, so I shut her cries out. I walked up to her with measured steps, I could see the … Continue reading

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The Incorrigible Thief Part 3 (In which we witness a mating ritual like no other)

Stoppgappi and Diana reached the huge grounds in which the Falguni Pathak Daandiya Night was happening almost two hours later than the starting time of the event. So obviously, the place was as empty as a cinema hall during a … Continue reading

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The Shoe King

He had always loved cycling around his pretty little town With the sea breeze so violent that it sometimes blew away his crown For, you see, Karl was the king of Honningsvag, small as it may be And owned every … Continue reading

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Of Close Relatives in Faraway Lands

  What you see above was the culmination of a long and eventful journey, literally to the end of the world. And boy, was I relieved. But let me start from the beginning (a very good place to start, as … Continue reading

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The Miner and the Princess

  They were two bodies but one soul. He was poor, just a miner, who worked in her father’s diamond mines in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, the northernmost town in the world. She was a princess, daughter of the Troll King, no … Continue reading

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The Lonely Hut

I hate winters, cried out the cute wooden hut in despair My joints get frozen, screws unscrewed, and not a soul around to repair As it is, even in the best of times, I struggle to find good company and … Continue reading

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The Frost Giants vs. The Whale

Tens of thousands of years ago, the Frost Giants ruled over the lands beyond the Arctic Circle. They were cruel, they were ruthless, they ruled with an icy fist….and then, they disappeared. Some say they were finally vanquished by Odin … Continue reading

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The Song of Huldra

Note: Originally published on Facebook on June 12 If you go to any village in the Norwegian hinterland, and offer to buy an old man a drink in a local pub, two things can happen. If you are a female, … Continue reading

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