Musings…

We are all obsessed about something. We all have our little obsessions. I wish this would make us empathetic about each other’s obsessions/fascinations/passions/fixations (whatever you want to call it).

Going solo…

I have always wondered how it would be to travel on my own. I decided to take my first solo trip after I was engaged in an attempt to get away from all the wedding planning chaos that was about to start! Many friends and family thought I was having second thoughts about getting married….

The Thirteenth Tale – Diane Setterfield

All morning I struggled with the sensation of stray wisps of one world seeping through the cracks of another. Do you know the feeling when you start reading a new book before the membrane of the last one has had time to close behind you? You leave the previous book with ideas and themes –…

Getting enticed by Lolita at 37,000feet…

Poet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve – year – old Lolita and seeks to possess her, first carnally and then artistically, out of love, ‘to fix once for all the perilous magic of nymphets’.

When travel and bibliomania come together…

I call myself a traveler (along with calling myself a bibliomaniac). Only I don’t know what kind of a traveler I am. I am not even sure I want to define what kind of a traveler I am! I love exploring new cities, new cultures, cuisines, have random conversations with people, read my books in…