Wake up Riya! #FictionMondays

The shrill sound of the alarm clock, every morning at 5.30. Oh how she hated it! 5 minutes more Baba , she pleaded every day. And that 5 would turn to 10, post which the blanket would be pulled off and she would find herself in the bathroom. “No missing a day of badminton” is… Continue reading Wake up Riya! #FictionMondays

Word of the year 2022: Gratitude

Its that time of the year again. I was toying between writing a round up post OR bringing up my WOTY for 2022. While the latter could have waited, I zeroed in on WOTY as this has been a transformational past few weeks for me personally , especially since I started practising gratitude more mindfully.… Continue reading Word of the year 2022: Gratitude

New Beginnings #FictionMonday

Love comes when you least expect it. And in the most unlikeliest of places. A Bakery school? Who arranges a meeting of unknown people at a Bakery school? Some weirdo for sure. Being new to the city and eager to socialise , she decided to join in. As she walked up to the table, Rohit… Continue reading New Beginnings #FictionMonday

4 life lessons from this wonderful animated movie “Encanto”

Going to watch a movie on the big screen after 18 months felt amazing beyond words. I had to pick something that Angel and I both will resonate with and nothing better than Disney’s latest release Encanto. While I wasn’t always a fan of animated movies, a few years before Angel was born I watched… Continue reading 4 life lessons from this wonderful animated movie “Encanto”

Being vulnerable #FictionMondays

With this wonderful picture prompt, the host of FictionMonday Vinitha shared a thought . She spoke about the petals of a dandelion which do not shy away from showing their vulnerability, their fragility as they free them self from the flower and wander off. To be not afraid of our own vulnerability – and being… Continue reading Being vulnerable #FictionMondays

That time is now hon #FictionMondays

Those fallen brown autumn leaves- at one point of time they invoked a romantic feeling- thanks to an overdose of SRK movies (read Mohabbetein) when we were in college. When I look at them now they make me ponder if they lived their life? They knew that their time was limited and they would wither… Continue reading That time is now hon #FictionMondays

The world is your oyster #Fiction Mondays

“Misha smile”. “A nice wide grin with your teeth showing” “Show me your dainty dress, hold it out from the sides as you pose” Click, click , click. Thousands of pictures, from the time she was born. I wanted to capture every moment, the first smile, gasp, tear, laugh, step , year. And after the… Continue reading The world is your oyster #Fiction Mondays

Timeless moments #FictionMonday

Time once gone doesn’t come back, they say. Depending on how we spent that time and in whose company determines if we are glad its in the past and wont come back ever to haunt us again OR we are left with quite a contrary feeling of yearning for those wonderful moments and wish we… Continue reading Timeless moments #FictionMonday

Invincible #FictionMondays

“Do you think you are strong Angel?” I asked my 6 year old. “Yes I am. The other day I was so tired as my dance teacher made me practise dancing again and again to get the perfect moves as she wanted to shoot a group video. Sweat was trickling down my face but I… Continue reading Invincible #FictionMondays