The shrill sound of the alarm clock, every morning at 5.30. Oh how she hated it! 5 minutes more Baba , she pleaded every day. And that 5 would turn to 10, post which the blanket would be pulled off and she would find herself in the bathroom. “No missing a day of badminton” is… Continue reading Wake up Riya! #FictionMondays
Its that time of the year again. I was toying between writing a round up post OR bringing up my WOTY for 2022. While the latter could have waited, I zeroed in on WOTY as this has been a transformational past few weeks for me personally , especially since I started practising gratitude more mindfully.… Continue reading Word of the year 2022: Gratitude
“Do you think you are strong Angel?” I asked my 6 year old. “Yes I am. The other day I was so tired as my dance teacher made me practise dancing again and again to get the perfect moves as she wanted to shoot a group video. Sweat was trickling down my face but I… Continue reading Invincible #FictionMondays
Did the title seem like “wth”, why would we miss office at all? Its been almost 1.5 years of working from home, schooling from home, house parties, socialising from home. Most of us have set up our very own home office with back up of 2,3 devices, wi fi connections , a comfy office chair… Continue reading What do you miss about Work from office the most? #CoronaDiaries
Friday was a mixed bag of emotions. Farewells are never easy specially when its someone dear to you. This Friday a dear friend and office colleague had his last day in office. While we made sure to have that last skype call on the office infrastructure (its a surreal feeling that this group of people… Continue reading Virtual farewells, life changing events – Life goes on
Corona fatigue as they call it- this feeling of not being able to see an end in sight is starting to get at the most optimistic of us. The second wave in India is devastating, it suddenly feels closer home. Its no longer about statistics- number of deaths reported in media, insufficient hospital beds or… Continue reading Its Ok to not be “Ok”
How I wish I was a bird, free to fly away from the pandemonium that surrounds me, soar over mountains and valleys, never stay at one place but keep exploring. “You are a girl, don’t ever entertain such thoughts”, they said. Study well and help your mother in household chores. “Girls shouldn’t dare to dream… Continue reading Free #FictionMondays
A question that often plagues one and all- open the newspaper or browse through your phone, read blogposts or chat with friends- the new year resolutions often top the charts. 2020 a year that will go down in history as something that turned out to be starkly different than what any of us had ever… Continue reading A year of resolutions or do I resolve to make none?
My friend and I were talking a few days back that its been 6 whole months since we last stepped into office- March 16th it was. It seems unbelievable the things each one of us have gone through. Something we had never envisioned for ourselves ever.From the initial days of being plunged into a strict… Continue reading 6 months post Corona- Does this really feel normal?
Everything about the house looked picture perfect, it was the dream home James and I had been scouting for since a year. “A new one on the block , you will love it” said Lisa, our estate agent. It was indeed a beauty, ample light, just the right size of rooms, a little backyard and… Continue reading Regrets #FictionMonday