Yes its non essential no second thoughts about that. This is the reason this was one of the last services to open up and why most of us stayed away despite malls opening up their doors, saloons starting and fine dining rolling up its sleeve. Some of the things I loved doing before the pandemic… Continue reading Getting a haircut and shopping never felt so good! #CoronaDays
As the new postmaster of this quaint little sleepy village of Dorfli, I had little to look forward to. I braced myself up for a sleepy day ahead. An old lady walked into the post office, hunched, frail, trembling- what stood out were her glistening eyes. She looked at me eagerly as I searched for… Continue reading A letter from “Hope” #FictionMondays
My friend and I were talking a few days back that its been 6 whole months since we last stepped into office- March 16th it was. It seems unbelievable the things each one of us have gone through. Something we had never envisioned for ourselves ever.From the initial days of being plunged into a strict… Continue reading 6 months post Corona- Does this really feel normal?
Everything about the house looked picture perfect, it was the dream home James and I had been scouting for since a year. “A new one on the block , you will love it” said Lisa, our estate agent. It was indeed a beauty, ample light, just the right size of rooms, a little backyard and… Continue reading Regrets #FictionMonday
Rhea hated everything about this cold country- the dull weather, overcast sky, the cold people who just gave you a cold stare. It was a horrible place to be. Why o why had Ma taken up this so called opportunity in Geneva? Its for the better kanna, she had said. Its good for both of… Continue reading Feels like home to me #Fiction
Rhea loved her bread plain, no sauce , jam or marmalade. Sometimes with butter or a slice of cheese maybe. And Raj loved his bread with a generous helping of jam or sauce. “We are like chalk and cheese” she exclaimed, “this ain’t working”. Raj was not one to give up. He won her over… Continue reading A dash of colour #Fiction Monday
In mid March, it seemed like the worst nightmare ever and one that dint look like its ending. Work from home was not fun, I missed dressing up, putting on make up, my shoes and driving to work. I had just moved closer to my workplace and was looking forward to the flexibility of travelling… Continue reading Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me
Rita banged the tray on the dining table, she couldn’t take it anymore. The lockdown had made things really messy in an already troubled house. Rita and Alok with their 2 kids looked like a perfectly happy family on the outside but it was quite the opposite in reality. 12 years of marriage, 2 kids,… Continue reading Marriages in times of Corona- a happy beginning (or ending)
Social media flooded with coffee, chicken and cakes. Of course we no longer have that “so perfectly plated, surrounded by this scenic ambience” of the new fine dining restaurant in town, but no one’s leaving a stone unturned in making these gastronomical delights virtually available to for all to see. I quite enjoy the memes… Continue reading Coping mechanisms- A life beyond Dalgona
The days when my daughter was an infant and had to get her shots were one of the worst ones as a new parent. The first time she got them when she barely a few days old and had to get 3 of them at once was the one that gave me nightmares. As she… Continue reading Painless vaccines- are they worth it?