Sarans Pandey

Pandey is a graduate of Macquarie University, Australia.

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Spit and tell

In the middle of the ride, the woman turned towards the window and spat, which, although quite inappropriate, is perfectly normal in Nepal, where all sorts of rights are sought for and entertained.

On shuffle

A few years older, and I would be part of the Walkman generation. But the iPod shuffle was the best matchmaker for my rather passive pursuit of the right melody.

On the outskirts

Had this been in Kathmandu, I would have thought it was a weekend, mistaking the laid-back steps of country life for Saturday lethargy.

Around and around we go

I enter the small room and find myself in the presence of a mountain of files covered in a thick film of dust. There's no one else in the room.

The wheel of time

I wear the uniform of the character I will be playing for the rest of the day. There are times I wonder how an act so distant from the cravings of the heart could define existence.

Going down memory lane

What difference is there then between what I remember and what I imagine, and can I imagine what I cannot verify and still sincerely consider it as the truth?

Flawed dreams

There has been a long-standing tradition of a yearly exodus that sees thousands of Nepali students embark on a journey to make something more meaningful out of their lives.

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