Book Review - Secrets, by Ruskin Bond

Book Review – Secrets, by Ruskin Bond

Seen better days. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] The language of author Ruskin Bond, who spent his early childhood in a bungalow in central Delhi’s Atul Grover Marg, is not the kind of English we connect with ad…

Mission Delhi - Pradip Krishen, Mangarbani

Mission Delhi – Pradip Krishen, Mangarbani

One of the one percent in 13 million. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Walking down the hilly slope, he says, “It’s like a little museum of what the rocky past of the ridge must have looked like before…

City Hangout - Everest Café, Paharganj

City Hangout – Everest Café, Paharganj

Cramped and cool. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] At an altitude of 239 metres, Everest Café cannot fit more than a dozen people at any given time. Tucked in a shaded lane, it is off the main street…