A Literary Journey: The Countdown

Hello, you! I hope this post finds you in good humour and great health, aka the very opposite of my current state of body and mind. I swear I’m turning into a bitter old crank day by miserable day. Anyway, a few nights ago I received a phone call that I still can’t quite believe…

An Elementary Choice

I think I was in seventh grade when I first picked up a copy of “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”, on a hot afternoon at a roadside bookstall in Mumbai. It was a second-hand purchase; the book was purple-tinted and dog-eared, rough and sturdy to touch. Little did I know that I had just picked…