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
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
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?
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
April has come to an end and what an eventful month it was. Surprisingly it dint feel as taxing as I thought it would be. This was my maiden AtoZChallenge and it was quite a smooth sail. I am all set to take this up next year. What helped make it a smooth month and… Continue reading Reflections #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 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