39 posts in category Stories

S1E22: Shom and Raima Get Compassionate

Khush reminisces about his younger days in Daman on a beautiful evening at the deserted Jampore beach with Raima, but she cannot stop thinking of Shom.

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S1E21: Shom and Raima Have a Tiff

Raima continues the recollection of her time with Khush. She and Khush head for Jampore beach, Daman after being directed by the vigilance chief to stay on the Land Yacht. She seeks Khush’s help to be with Shom. High on weed, she accuses him of taking advantage of Shom’s goodness. To clear the misunderstanding, Khush is forced to reveal Shom’s identity to Raima. He urges her to move out of Shom’s life. Confronted by this reality, Raima wonders whether she can live without Shom.

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An Anglo-Indian in Love: Book (Short Story)

A young man and an older woman from diverse backgrounds are thrown together in Calcutta of the 1950s. Love blossoms but they must overcome the barriers that could pull them apart. Trapped in an abusive marriage, Cindy represents the dilemma of the Anglo-Indians who felt a sense of loss of identity after the British left India. And Dilip, both hero and toughie, must overcome his traumatic past. Will circumstances allow love to prevail? Read on only if you believe that true love is causeless.

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S1E20: Raima with Khush

Recap S1E19 Khush Screwvala Screws! : Khush opens up to Harry once they are on the lush greens of the golf course. He recalls the incident during his Goa vacation during his ...

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Flirt with Life: The only way out

After two works of fiction, Faceless and An Anglo-Indian in Love, which was published on Amazon last year, Tapan Ghosh has come out with his third offering, Flirt with Life – ...

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S1E19: Khush Screwvala Screws!

Khush opens up to Harry once they are on the lush greens of the golf course. He recalls the incident during his Goa vacation during his teenage years when he had had a one-night stand with a sexy Parsi widow who lived in the neighbourhood. It had been a close thing because he had escaped just before the widow’s father-in-law had barged into the room with a shotgun. Harry reminded him of his grandfather who had saved him from being branded a rapist by recording the proceeding on camera. But the trauma of that incident had had a life-long impact on his psyche.

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S1E18: Is Screwvala A Rapist?

Khush mistakes a woman at the club for Raima and tries to approach her. The attempt backfires when bystanders misinterpret it as attempted molestation. Harry comes to the rescue and saves Khush from further embarrassment. Shom and Raima are still lost to the world, but for a brief message telling their friends that they are doing fine, reliving the past together. In the meantime, at the club, Khush is not pleased with the omelette he has been served. Harry recommends mouth congress to Khush to activate his taste buds. That gets Kush out of his foul mood. His defences drop and in a moment of anguish, he confesses to having been accused of rape in his teenage days.

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S1E17: Shom and Raima back in Bombay

After the exhausting session, Raima refreshes herself with a shower in the Land Yacht. She invites Shom home and reassures him that his privacy will be guarded. Shom wants to know more about her, but admits that he cannot reveal much about himself. He believes that their relationship must go with the flow if it has to flourish. Any expectations will take the spontaneity out of it. Raima understands that their relationship must remain faceless for it to work. They return to Bombay and promise to meet up soon.

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S1E16: Shom and Raima Set Off from Khandala

Shom and Raima decided to return to Mumbai after the meal at Duke’s Retreat, Khandala. Once in the Land Yacht, they stripped down to their undergarments for a quick nap. Raima cuddled up to Shom and before they knew it, they were off on another journey – of discovering each other.

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S1E15: Sugar Daddy

Shom and Raima get to know each other physically and intellectually on the way to Khandala. Raima surprises Shom with her attitude and the ability to read him. She clears Shom’s misconceptions about her being an escort and Shom admits to being conscious of his well-established image.

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