Aalu, Bhyanta, Gobi

"What's for lunch today?" I yelled from my room. "Bhyanta. Eggplant," my dad shouted back from the kitchen. The news calamitously landed on my ears. My brain felt abducted - where was freedom in this house? But I was free too. I had all the agency in the world to get up from my bed, … Continue reading Aalu, Bhyanta, Gobi

“A Nepali astronaut is called coconut”

The monkey climbed up the lamppost. It was not one of those small lampposts in a cute town, as shown in American, British, or even Indian movies. Rather, the lamppost was almost four story tall. That's what the Road Division and the Municipality had agreed on when deciding the final design of the lamppost that … Continue reading “A Nepali astronaut is called coconut”