Torches

I keep a torch handy since I can’t remember when. Bangalore’s erratic power makes it a good-to-have device. It does not have to pour, just a drizzle will suffice to plunge the entire neighbourhood into darkness. There have been times when the power cut has been so long my torch batteries drained out, and I … Continue reading Torches

The Key

When I was young, I thought it was easy to pick locks. All I had to do was to bend a wire around the key so that its edges fit the key’s teeth like a jacket. That done, I would not care about the key. It could get lost in the rain, sink into a … Continue reading The Key