The Book of Dreams

  One Book that I am currently writing is what I call "The Book of Dreams". And there is a good reason for the title. I live in ...

Who wants to consume Morbid Realism when they can have Canned Hope?

I have finally taken up music as a serious course of education. That's right. I am learning music at Age 46. Why? Because I can't find ...

I Used To Be A River…

  I used to be a river Now there's only dirt My gurgling course was life then Now I die of thirst     I hurtled across desert lands Painting a blooming landscape Barren lies ...

Farewell and Fare Thee Well

My life is winding itself down  And I know my time is coming soon I have been blessed to have lived such a meaningful life  I have been blessed ...

Ansh

[audio src="https://thebengali.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/ansh.m4a"][/audio] The parts of me I had locked away. Are they still alive? Still breathing? Are they still Me? And the parts of me that I lost along ...

The Mountain Walker Diaries: Walking

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, 4 July 2017, 1830 hours: In the 1970s and ’80s, the preferred mode of transport in Shimla for common folk was Number ...

Discovering Altamash Gaziyani

There’s something strange about the world we live in. On the face of it, individuals today are connected to more of the global population than at ...

A Tale of Three Guitars

Friday, 14th April, 2017, Pune: Here's a single pick from the many different musical conversations between Derek Julien, Sanjay Joseph, and Roger Dragonette at the Shisha Cafe, ...

The Little Drummer Boy

Friday, 14 April, 2017, Pune: The Dragonette Project gig in Pune was a good place to be yesterday night, for many reasons. Here's one of those reasons: ...

Three Masters And An Apprentice – A Jazz Encounter in Pune

A balmy Thursday night. A well known jazz cafe. Two renowned Jazz musicians. An upcoming jazz drummer. A setting for an interesting evening by any yardstick. ...