Of Cabbies, Cannabis, and the Colors of Spring

The rambunctiousness of Holi. The advent(ure) of Spring.

Woman playing Holi, the Indian festival of colors and Spring.

I’m in a cab traveling from the airport in Mumbai, India, to my aunt’s home in the suburbs.

Today is the spring festival of Holi.

In certain parts of India (as in Mumbai), you celebrate Holi — the coming of spring — by throwing color on…



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Gauri Sirur

Reader, Writer, Dreamer. Mostly whimsical, sometimes serious, always nicheless.