Where has love gone? #TellTaleThursday

He ventured in today and took a seat in the corner. He listened to each of them as they shared their stories- stories of betrayal, pain, broken marriages, angst and how despite darkness that engulfed their life, they wanted to forgive and move on. A self help group for those who were going through a… Continue reading Where has love gone? #TellTaleThursday

Be what you want to be #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Saroj looked in awe at the box full of brightly coloured threads. Blue, Pink, Red, Green- how beautiful they would look when blended into a shimmery sweater for little Prisha or a scarf for Ma. When Saroj was young and visited Grandma in summer holidays, they sat for hours in the little room as Grandma… Continue reading Be what you want to be #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Home is where the heart is #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Amy looked at Sweeny as she contentedly swam in her fancy little aquarium. “Are you truly happy little fish? In this aquarium? Don’t you desire to be free, swim in the ocean, the vast expanse of blue sky overhead, your family and friends around you- isn’t that where your home is? Just like me- I… Continue reading Home is where the heart is #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The Good Wife- Here is why this series is a must watch #MyFriendAlexa

There was a time when I loved watching TV but slowly the interest faded out. In the spare time I have, I prefer writing or reading blogs. With the birth of my daughter, “me time” became scarce and I wanted to optimise the limited time I have by making the experience worthwhile. I deliberately stayed… Continue reading The Good Wife- Here is why this series is a must watch #MyFriendAlexa

Do you have a Plan B? #MyFriendAlexa

I recently came across a “Humans of Bombay” post which covered actor Rajkumar Rao. He spoke about his dreams, his struggles to gain recognition in tinsel town. One thing that stood out was his raw passion and his sticking to Plan A- that is making it big as an actor in Bollywood. He never had… Continue reading Do you have a Plan B? #MyFriendAlexa

Suzy and me #SundayPhotoFiction #MyFriendAlexa

We sat, side by side as the waves splashed around, the sun shining¬† brightly. The most comforting feeling in the world is sitting beside someone and enjoying the solitude- the silence between us was so comforting. When had I last felt so much at home, not having to put up a face that people wanted… Continue reading Suzy and me #SundayPhotoFiction #MyFriendAlexa

Breaking the tradition #FFFAW #FlashFiction #MyFriendAlexa

Alice stood on the porch, sipping her coffee as she looked at the mist shrouding the garden, making it look picture perfect. It was her birthday today and she had broken the tradition of 20 years. Every year John and she came here, cut the cake, drank wine, dined and made love but today she… Continue reading Breaking the tradition #FFFAW #FlashFiction #MyFriendAlexa

Mirror of life #FridayFictioneers

I looked at the mirror, my eyes filled with rage as I recalled how Little Johny had bulled me. As tears streamed down my cheeks, I could see an image of Johny being punched in the face by a burly boy. The next day, Johny had a black eye. I was sad today as all… Continue reading Mirror of life #FridayFictioneers

Dare to be different #SundayFlashFiction

Summer holidays had just begun and Mom religiously packed our suitcases.¬† Like every year, we would head to Grandpa and Grandma’s house in the country. As much as I loved the contrasting life there, playing in the mud, climbing trees, swinging to my heart’s delight, devouring the delicious food Grandma prepared- what I despised the… Continue reading Dare to be different #SundayFlashFiction