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A subtle appeal

Neha Kandwal
5 min readNov 24, 2019

Ah! it was Friday at last.

We love Fridays for the reason that they bring a pause in our busy lives, a time to take a break from our corporate lives, a chance to briefly pursue our “hobbies” (things which we once dearly wanted to pursue as a career; LOL).

It was a usual Friday for me too. I had tired myself by doing absolutely nothing the entire day, so ordering food was imperative. Also, this week it had been a full week of experimentation with home-cooked dishes, I just wanted to sink into the bed, eat food as I binge watch Netflix.

So after a quick glance over the menu on Deliveroo, I decided to order Dal Makhni and Laccha Paranthas.

20 minutes thence, our order arrived. My husband, who was slapping his stomach now, promptly ran to the door and received the order. The moment he returned to the bed, I snatched the packet from him to take in the aroma. The insides of that brown bag smelled like that we get in a mini-dhaba.

As we are watching Spartacus these days, we often cringe as one of the character’s body splits open, thick red blood oozes out and entrails splatters all over the screen. Especially during dinner, we turn our faces away, trying to avoid seeing…



Neha Kandwal

LordCommander @iamgreenified. Environmentalist.Compulsive traveler. Eco-blogger. Aspiring Captain Planet. Sharing stories, anecdotes, and thoughts.