Brave #AtoZChallenge

Bhoomi waited for the 343 bus to take her home. The unkind sun was making everyone in the queue sweat and the stench of perspiration mixed with the various deodorants was giving her a bad headache. The only relief was that it was just a 30 minutes journey in the bus and then she would … Read more

And That Is How I Met Her

And that is how I met her.  I remember distinctly how we were sitting under a cloudy moonless sky that night after a complete solar eclipse, two of us on the swing, gently swaying while the third one sat across on a bench.  I remember saying something, which turned out to be gibberish for the … Read more

Chasing The Elusive Dream

  elusive dream Dreams keep us alive, they keep pushing us forward when there is nothing else. The light at the end of the tunnel and such fancy things that motivational speakers keep talking about – it is actually our dreams they are talking about, aren’t they?  The day we have no more dreams, there … Read more

My Sunset Sky

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds     Sharing this with SkywatchFriday

An Evening Stroll

Hold my hand darling, please don’t leave it. Yes dad, I will not leave you and run away, don’t worry. I taunt him and we laugh. It is difficult these days to say anything. Words have to be chosen carefully, for some hurt him and some bring tears to my eyes. Both of us try … Read more

Online Quizzes, Why So Addictive?

There are a lot of fun online quizzes that are a big hit on social media of late. They are addictive and take you on an unending journey from one topic to another.  You get to know your best friends, the people who want to stab you from behind, your name if you were born … Read more

Quitting, Too Tempting? #FridayRelections

Have you ever felt like quitting? Giving up something even when you have no reason to? I have always struggled with this. Going on long streaks without doing anything I love – reading, writing or even socializing. I call them breaks but I know they are not breaks of any kind. Treading through rough patches … Read more

Empathy Makes You Human

Legs, hands, arms, face. Heart, brain, feelings. These and much more make us human beings. Not colour, race, religion or even sexual orientation. Heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, transgender – christian, muslim, hindu – these are not what classify people. Why is it so difficult for you to understand a person who is different from you? We … Read more

Thankful Thursdays | January 05

It is a new year, a new beginning, a new calendar and 365 days which we’ve never seen before. The year started off well, though it has just been 5 days into the new year, it already feels like this will be a great one! How did you celebrate your new year? Was it just … Read more

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