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BWW Star: Milestone

The door was ajar. The absent-minded maid had forgotten to shut it again. Black Butt the mosquito buzzed into the apartment elated. She was fantasizing about all the juicy blood she would savour that night. Black Butt was humming around … Continue reading

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BWW Star: We are like that only.

Why are we such a bunch of inconsiderate morons? By “we” I mean Indians. It doesn’t matter which corner of the country we are from. Despite variations in manners, styles of dressing, or speaking unrelated languages; Indians as a whole  … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Essentials for the under-prepared traveller

For my final master’s thesis, my university had sent everyone in my class a list of potential projects. All the projects were lab-based and to me, they sounded extremely dull. I whined to my course supervisor about the less-than-interesting projects. … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Varalakshmi

Her uncle died three months ago. It took him six months to die – so while it wasn’t sudden, they hadn’t expected it would be so soon either. He had fallen on a cleaver six months ago and torn something in his liver. Varalakshmi … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Like a Rolling Stone

I’m a wanderer by nature. Don’t get me wrong; I have never been much of a travel bug. I’m not the kind who would give up the comfort home has to offer to lug my bags and travel halfway across … Continue reading

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BWW Star: The Reading

It was a sun-drenched morning of shifting lights. There was something magical about the shadows the trees cast about us as we sat together in the dust. An affair that lasted eight weeks was finally drawing to an end. Would … Continue reading

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BWW Star: Us and Them

The afternoon was rather unremarkable. Dry. It was only to be made worse with a trip to the loud and congested vegetable market. I was already on edge about walking through the lanes because of my unexplained and uncontrollable phobia … Continue reading

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