Labelled

I had recently moved to Pune due to a job change. Though the city was not entirely new to me, having lived here in my teens, I was coming back after almost 15 years. As I was taking up residence on the outskirts of the city in a place called Hinjewadi which consists largely of… Continue reading Labelled

One hell of a coincidence #MicroMondays

“Ma, I dont want to get married,I am rejecting Deepak Ramaswamy, tell him the girl rejected him”. I walked off, I wasn’t ready for marriage. The interview letter in my hand signified a new beginning. I would earn my own bread, meet someone interesting and marry when I was ready. I knocked the door,butterflies in… Continue reading One hell of a coincidence #MicroMondays

We are Family #FridayFotoFiction

Kamini looked at the little one as she slept cosily in the cradle, oblivious to her surroundings. A tear trickled down her cheek. And then another. Tears of joy, love, gratitude, tears of pain for the humiliation and wrath that they had to undergo – right from the time their relationship was made public. They… Continue reading We are Family #FridayFotoFiction

A Man’s Job #FridayFotoFiction

Tara looked at the clogged sink and cursed “Damn this had to get jammed today, of all the days. John is out of town and there is a strike, how on earth am I going to call the plumber?” Reena was passing by her house when she saw the door ajar and walked in. “Anyway… Continue reading A Man’s Job #FridayFotoFiction

The Lady Loan Shark #ShortStory

I met Kala aunty after ages- it had been almost 12 years. I last remember when I was in college, she had come visiting our place from Mumbai. She and her little daughter Meera  We played with Meera in the backyard, she was barely 10. I was pleased to see the young 24 year old… Continue reading The Lady Loan Shark #ShortStory

Tread the path cautiously #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger

Little R is my daughter’s friend, he is one of the most mischievous little brats who refuses to sit still for a moment. Constantly creating havoc, throwing things around, running like a puppy and hurting himself- he has his parents at their wit’s end. His mother has to mostly bear the brunt as she is… Continue reading Tread the path cautiously #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger

The bad boss syndrome-Beat it, now #WriteProBlogger #WriteBravely

A good friend once told me – People change jobs not so much because of the company, pay or facilities but most often due to people.  This thought struck a chord with me as I reflected upon my corporate journey for the past 10 years. I always looks back at my initial days as a… Continue reading The bad boss syndrome-Beat it, now #WriteProBlogger #WriteBravely