December 13, 2019 theabstractstory

Mumbai – the city of dreams. No. Not the city which fulfill your dreams, probably that too, but the city that makes it people dream, unencumbered dreams. Every soul living there is filled with so many aspirations, wanting to be something, to be recognized. Living in the city with their…

March 8, 2019 theabstractstory

Girl In A New City by Akansha Gupta   Day 1: People say that travel is all about meeting new people, having new experiences and adventures. Perhaps, it’s also about finding a home away from home, finding a family in your friends and yes, of course, meeting some new people….

March 15, 2018 theabstractstory

Cool breeze, sand between your toes, and a sky full of stars. Doesn’t it sound amazing? Only, it isn’t. I woke up like this, three nights ago, drenched, dehydrated, and wrecked, in the middle of nowhere. We were sailing for the eastern coast, looking for some trade, when our ship…

October 17, 2016 theabstractstory

Kid- ‘Amra korbo joy! Amra korbo joy! Amra korbo joy ek di! Aha buker gobheer, Ache prottoy, Amra korbo joy ek di!’ Me- Is she singing ‘We shall overcome’? Father- Yes! She loves this song. Me- (Smiles) Which language is this? Father- Bengali. Me- She’s very cute, and is a…