The Writing On The Wall

Photographed by Poulomi Dey  Mumbai’s vertical facades have sported a range of colourful splashes: some beckon an intrigued craning of necks and some provoke a scornful clicking of tongues. Some don’t even make sense, inciting the rolling of eyes. In any case, they invoke some form of reaction from us – as intended. You wonder…

Sleeping With Your Art

When you drive past the long stretch of shanties on Wadibunder Road, Mumbai, you begin to wonder if the essence of art really does linger close by.  Your GPS beeps just then, instructing you to take a left turn into a big iron gate. A watchman unquestioningly lets you in as you hoot an impatient…

The Crossfit Nazi

If only I had the stamina to boast of, I’d never have to start my day by yawning a greeting to my Crossfit Nazi. And so this sleepy morning when he dared us to utter our most abhorred muscle shaker, we didn’t hesitate to rattle off a list on the double. He was in an…