It has been quite some time since I started Star Trek: The Original Series. So where am I now? I’m on my sixth book.What? just the sixth? I know that is a tad slow (duh! understatement) but it isn’t all my fault. We started painting the house at just about the same time, so I keep getting a lot of interruptions plus all the dust on my laptop screen plus science fiction naturally seems to take me longer than the usual. Yet, I soldier on. Coz this series is quite unputdownable (is there such a word? the red squiggle says there isn’t).
A word about painting your house. Never paint your home when you are in it. Boy does it create a mess. Never seen so much dust, even for Delhi. The painters are going room by room, working from inside on out. Once the rooms are all done, I’ll put up some pictures, kind of like a before and after. God knows if my purple room will come out all right!