A place called Home #FictionMonday

A dilapidated building- perhaps a haunted place. The roof fallen through, grass and bushes within. Who would ever think this was once inhabited. A red roof with an opening to the sky so that I could gaze at the stars at night, the hearth that brought warmth as we sat huddled around, steaming cups of… Continue reading A place called Home #FictionMonday

Free #FictionMondays

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

No place like home #FictionMondays

Laying on my comfy couch, a kettle of my favourite tea brewing nearby, as I immerse myself in one of the classics I can read umpteen times and still never tire, how I dreamt of this day! But life as always has different plans. A bustling household, kids, elders to care for, meals to cook,… Continue reading No place like home #FictionMondays

A letter from “Hope” #FictionMondays

As the new postmaster of this quaint little sleepy village of Dorfli, I had little to look forward to. I braced myself up for a sleepy day ahead. An old lady walked into the post office, hunched, frail, trembling- what stood out were her glistening eyes. She looked at me eagerly as I searched for… Continue reading A letter from “Hope” #FictionMondays

Take a chance #FictionMondays

Ritu clutched the coin tight in her fist, closed her eyes and weighed her options once more. Should she give it a chance? Married at 22, a perfect romance out of a fairy tale, 2 kids in the next 5 years, a happy home and her passion for art that she nurtured, life was picture… Continue reading Take a chance #FictionMondays

Regrets #FictionMonday

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

When life comes full circle #SundayPhotoFiction

I looked at the bookshelf that Rohan had bought, the books neatly lined up.-varied colours, sizes, each carrying stories of diverse people and their journeys, happy and sad ones, funny ones and scary ones. Once upon a time I would have devoured them all, without a tea break , such was my love for books.… Continue reading When life comes full circle #SundayPhotoFiction

A ray of hope #FridayFictioneers

He sat at the at the table, enjoying the scrumptious breakfast. “A wise decision, I am set for life.All it took was trapping a gullible lass in my love net and I am set for life. Hot meals, someone to make my bed, keep me warm in there, scrub my house. As beads of sweat… Continue reading A ray of hope #FridayFictioneers

Love letters #TellTaleThursdays

The fair was always a grand affair that I loved- the giant wheel which gave me a bird’s eye view of the world, candy floss, shopping for trinkets, chattering away with my girl friends and stealing glances with boys from the neighbourhood. I had never thought Jun3rd would turn out to be a life changing… Continue reading Love letters #TellTaleThursdays

Bura na mano Holi Hai #TellTaleThursday

Swara took a deep breath as she stepped out of her apartment, adjusting her shades and dupatta. She was looking forward to enjoying the festival with her friends, though a dark thought lingered in her mind which made her restless. A group of girls came running out, throwing colours and water balloons, she hugged them… Continue reading Bura na mano Holi Hai #TellTaleThursday