4 life lessons from this wonderful animated movie “Encanto”

Going to watch a movie on the big screen after 18 months felt amazing beyond words. I had to pick something that Angel and I both will resonate with and nothing better than Disney’s latest release Encanto. While I wasn’t always a fan of animated movies, a few years before Angel was born I watched… Continue reading 4 life lessons from this wonderful animated movie “Encanto”

That time is now hon #FictionMondays

Those fallen brown autumn leaves- at one point of time they invoked a romantic feeling- thanks to an overdose of SRK movies (read Mohabbetein) when we were in college. When I look at them now they make me ponder if they lived their life? They knew that their time was limited and they would wither… Continue reading That time is now hon #FictionMondays

The world is your oyster #Fiction Mondays

“Misha smile”. “A nice wide grin with your teeth showing” “Show me your dainty dress, hold it out from the sides as you pose” Click, click , click. Thousands of pictures, from the time she was born. I wanted to capture every moment, the first smile, gasp, tear, laugh, step , year. And after the… Continue reading The world is your oyster #Fiction Mondays

Timeless moments #FictionMonday

Time once gone doesn’t come back, they say. Depending on how we spent that time and in whose company determines if we are glad its in the past and wont come back ever to haunt us again OR we are left with quite a contrary feeling of yearning for those wonderful moments and wish we… Continue reading Timeless moments #FictionMonday

Invincible #FictionMondays

“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

4 empowering lessons I learnt from Michelle Obama’s Memoir “Becoming”

I am and will always be an ardent fiction lover, I have hardly ventured into reading non fiction and when I have , havent really enjoyed the reading experience. Its taken me far longer to complete non fiction and the joy of immersing myself in the book has not been as much. This is why… Continue reading 4 empowering lessons I learnt from Michelle Obama’s Memoir “Becoming”

An adventure beckons #FictionMondays

It felt like a tight slap on her face, the bruise was one that would stay for long. The enormity of what had just transpired was almost impossible to fathom. As they say, it takes but a moment for life to turn upside down. Till yesterday, the house was abuzz with excitement, a long to… Continue reading An adventure beckons #FictionMondays

Virtual farewells, life changing events – Life goes on

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

Its Ok to not be “Ok”

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”

Can love last a lifetime? #FictionMonday

“Yes” she whispered into the phone. The word I had been waiting to hear, my heart pounded so loudly that I thought everyone around could hear it. I wanted to dance with joy, sing, jump and do all sorts of crazy things but I had to compose myself. Shreya and I had to cross many… Continue reading Can love last a lifetime? #FictionMonday