A new dawn #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

Smriti rubbed her palms together as a cool breeze blew. Dried leaves lay around her feet. She picked up one as she thought about its life – autumn was the time everyone loved posing for pictures, the hues of orange, yellow, green and brown made for a splendid Instagram pic. Did anyone care about this… Continue reading A new dawn #FlashFiction #TellTaleThursday

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

Finding my rainbow #SundayPhotoFiction #MyFriendAlexa

Baby Ocotillo looked at his Mumma, tears trickling down his eyes as he asked her the same question he had been asking since the day he was born. Why am I so barren? When will I bloom like other flowers? Is my life destined to be this plain and ugly? Why me? Mumma Ocotillo smiled… Continue reading Finding my rainbow #SundayPhotoFiction #MyFriendAlexa

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

If wishes were horses #FridayFictioneers

Close your eyes, make a wish, seal your wish in a lantern and let it float on the river. Your wish will come true- thus ran the legend. Maya was fascinated as she saw the crowds that thronged the river bank. She made her first wish- as a child she wanted to grow up.The next… Continue reading If wishes were horses #FridayFictioneers