Welcome to the Jolly Bengali Blog. I like writing about politics, travel and the trials & tribulations of being a Third Culture kid. My musings on sports are split out into a separate blog called The Confluence.


Correspondence is my travel-related musings.
Of Cabbages and Kings deals with the mundanities of life.
The Locke & Demosthenes categories are derived from the Ender’s Game saga by Orson Scott Card. Highly recommended reading, if you haven’t already read them.

A few of my favorite things…

Favorite Movies

The ones I rewatch:

The ones I love but rarely rewatch:

Favorite Books

The ones I re-read:

The ones I love but almost never reread:

Favorite Songs

  • Soul to Squeeze by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie
  • Nuthin’ But A G Thang by Dr. Dre f/Snoop Doggy Dogg
  • Winter by Tori Amos
  • The Life by Mystic
  • Galla Guriyan by American Desi Soundtrack
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
  • Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin
  • Man Dole Mera Tan Dole by Nagin Soundtrack
  • Moonlight Sonata by Ludwig Von Beethoven
  • Canon In D by Johann Pachelbel
  • Dream On by Aerosmith

Favorite TV shows


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