A teardrop in the face of eternity
It was 2002. That’s when we first went on a long trip (before that, my memory was more volatile than it is now, so I don’t remember where we went before that). And that was when we had first visited Agra. But I only have faint memories of Taj Mahal from that trip.
Last year, although I yearned for mountains, Agra was something I was interested in exploring, especially for taking photos of the Taj Mahal from a certain location that my mother had told me about 🙂
There wasn’t too much of pandal hopping this year. There were a couple of adda sessions with my friends, and I went out with my parents and Gunja to visit a few pandals around Kolkata. My birthday coincided with Saptami. It turned out to be really nice. Continue reading
This year I turned 20. This is an unusual post, but my birthday was unexpectedly nice this year, and I received an amazing gift.
I should be starting off from what happened after 12:00 AM on the 20th of October, but then I’d be missing out on a couple of things. So, I’ll start from 6:30 PM, on the day before. Continue reading
“Lost faces, reduced to mere contact names, suddenly sprang into life.”
(a chat from Satyaki, later that day, while we were conversing on WhatsApp)
Almost 40 students of the 2014 batch of Salt Lake School met under one roof on the 19th of October. Almost two years have passed since we were in school. It was wonderful meeting everyone again. I had missed last year’s reunion since a few of us had made plans to meet and go pandal-hopping on Shashthi. This year I made sure I would be a part. Continue reading