Tic Tac Toe #FFFAW

The whole family was gathered around Nana. A stony silence prevailed. Their eyes were moist. Muffled sobs could be heard. Nana looked around bewildered. He blinked his eyes as his gaze shifted from one face to another. His wife, sons, daughters, cousins, niece, grandkids, friends he couldn’t remember anyone. The degenerative disease had taken a… Continue reading Tic Tac Toe #FFFAW

Tears of Joy #SundayPhotoFiction

Uncle Sam was seated at his usual place in the park, having his customary snack and iced ¬†latte. I hesitated. I better offer my condolences quickly and get done with this. I always sucked at this one thing. “What do I say to a man who has just lost his companion of 35 years?” As… Continue reading Tears of Joy #SundayPhotoFiction

Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

A few days ago I overheard 2 of my junior colleagues – in their mid 20’s talk about marriage and wonder when will their turn come. They were looking at the decked up pics of cousins, school and college friends who were all tying the knot, the artistic lehengas, jewellery, picture perfect moments with their… Continue reading Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

Goodbye #FFFAW #FlashFiction

I watch Jason from the window as he briskly walks down the steps. I look at the watch on my wrist- one of my most precious gifts which Jason had brought for me last Christmas from his bonus. Seconds pass by. I wish I could turn time back- to the day we went out to… Continue reading Goodbye #FFFAW #FlashFiction

YOLO- You only live once. #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I was browsing the net listlessly, my mind was thinking about Suraj and our incomplete trip to Europe. Now that things were settled with Nysa, Arjun and the baby, we had decided to take 2 week long trip to Europe covering a few countries. It had been a long time we had travelled together- just… Continue reading YOLO- You only live once. #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

X Mas- the season which was not jolly. #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

X mas is something I look forward to each year with gusto. Though I am not a Christian, having studied in a convent school and lived in a cosmopolitan culture, I love the spirit of Christmas. In fact it was my favourite festival , it beat Diwali by a small ¬†margin. I loved the homemade… Continue reading X Mas- the season which was not jolly. #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z