Jewellery storage DIY

Has this ever happened to you? You’re running late in the morning because you overslept (late night because too much work/drink/TV) – and as you frantically stumble through your morning routine, you throw open your jewellery box, scrabbling for a pair of earrings to match the outfit you threw on …

DIY: Potpourri

I’ve always loved potpourri, and I enjoy how it fills the room with a lovely aroma. I’ve just never enjoyed how the quality stuff costs an arm and a leg. So when I collected a bunch of pine cones on my So when I collected a bunch of pine cones …

Wooden cabinet upcycle: DIY part 2

Continuing on from where I left off – here’s part two of my picture tutorial on how I upcycled my old wooden trunk into a vibrant, fun, kitschy version of itself. So the last time, I was done with the yellow coat of paint on my trunk.

Wood cabinet upcycle: DIY

When I moved from Assam to Gurgaon, some of my luggage came in wooden trunks. These trunks were originally packing containers, so it was a no-brainer to recycle them and put them to the same purpose, using them haul my stuff from one side of the country to the other. Once …

Phobias – Thalassophobia fear of oceans

As a writer of fantasy, I’ve always had a fascination for horror. I love fantasy and sci-fi, and fiction and fables. I’m used to reading and seeing vampires and zombies and killer robots and monsters and creatures in my fiction, and they don’t scare me, precisely because I know they …

Fandom Still Surprises Me

I always knew fanfiction is…strange, but I thought that after these years and all these fandoms, I couldn’t be surprised any more.

And yet, I find I am.

There’s fanfiction of Comedy Nights with Kapil. If you’re Indian, and not living under a rock, you would have at least heard of the show, so I’ll give you a moment to let that sink in.

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There’s fanfiction of Comedy Nights with Kapil.

Kapil/Sumona fanfic. Bittu/Manju fanfic. In the Bollywood section of Fanfiction.net. That I stumbled across on the hunt for I don’t even remember what.

(Forgive me for my disjointed incoherence, but the strangeness of the entire episode has left me unable to sentence properly.)

And I know I have no room to talk, given some of my unusual fandoms, but…this is like someone writing fanfic of The Kumars at no. 42. Just. Why?