Archive for March, 2011

March 6, 2011

A Momentary Lapse in Conversation.

Madness Mandali’s book is out – the much-awaited Kavikala. This book, this page, this illustration. On a loopy piece on the Awkward Pause, aptly called “____________” by the Scribbler, Amit Charles.

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March 6, 2011

Fish Kitty and Friends.

She nosed through the backyard, walking daintily on the surface – paw following paw without so much as a backward glance. Watching shapes forms thoughts appear and vanish vaguely in the murky depths. To reach out and catch one of them would be too much of a task, especially when it meant cutting through surface tension and wetting one’s limb in dark coffee. Tantalising they were, though – and she stared eagerly into the distance, wondering if the clutch of fresh buildings across the horizon meant more fish for a hungry kitty – or simply more stones and streetcars? I’ll go ask Alice, I think she’ll know.

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Prabha Mallya’s posters (on Haruki Murakami, Coffee and Cigarettes, Lost in Translation and Alice in Wonderland) for Counterculture by Pencil Sauce.