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  • The Moral Policeman's Guide to Spotting Immorality

    The Painfully Noble Origins of Moral Policing

    Apart from what it dresses in, one needs to constantly monitor where the body goes, who it is seen with, and when it can appear in public places.
  • The Bookstores of London

    The Bookstores of London

    Once the capital of the world, the city of London is riven with a thick sediment of words.
  • The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

    Is Your Food Depressed?

    Can love taste like a red velvet cupcake? Can pride taste like freshly baked bread at four in the morning?
  • The Dave Brubeck Quartet

    Time Farthest Out

    One day, back when thick rimmed glasses hadn’t “come back”, quite simply because they hadn’t left yet, Dave Brubeck set out to look for his mojo.
  • American McGee's Alice

    Exploring Wonderland

    American McGee's Alice infuses an air of freshness into a tale that is over a hundred years old.
  • Courting the Countryside

    Newbie in Nuker

    Himachali women are a refreshing change from those I have encountered in the northern plains of rural India.
  • Long Distance Love

    The Long-distancewalla

    Even in the age of the Internet, love is old-fashioned.
  • Do or Die?

    People who swear by fancy-sounding diets would do better to promote the love of good food than make debatable claims.
  • Rasmai Ya Ramgarh?

    Spending some time with a villager almost always assures one that change is the only constant we all look forward to.
  • Fire and Ice

    If you are a cynical traveller, driven by the urge to seek something different, then Iceland provides just the right kind of kick.
  • Words for a Silent Space

    Male Justice has marched on undaunted, and mutated into more potent and prurient forms.
  • Game On?

    Expectations, they say, kill an idea. And after reading Guy Ritchie's Gamekeeper, I agree vehemently.
The Oracle of Tripe #19

The Oracle of Tripe #19

By Chaitanya Modak and Benita Fernando
The Oracle of Tripe #19