Creating history #FFFAW #FlashFiction

They  donned their caps and stood in attention, their chest swelled in pride. Some were as young as 22, a few were older. They came from diverse backgrounds, different states and cultures.A few were mums, leaving their tiny tots behind in the care of family had not been easy but they knew there was a… Continue reading Creating history #FFFAW #FlashFiction

The circle of Gratitude- September

I first read about this amazing blog hop Gratitude hosted by the effervescent Vidya Sury and was keen to participate. With the limited time I have for blogging amidst my tight office schedule and a toddler at home, I couldn’t join. But I always felt writing this post is going to be such a wonderful… Continue reading The circle of Gratitude- September

Here’s why I am the Badass Woman@work

I opened the Sunday Times to devour its contents hungrily- one of the perks of the weekend is being able to read the newspaper leisurely as against a weekday when I am in a mad frenzy with the toddler tugging my dress and me trying to scan the front page, the business section and the… Continue reading Here’s why I am the Badass Woman@work

This amazing thing called virtual friends #FridayReflections

I was just a reader back then and a post appeared on Facebook which spoke about virtual friends- the post asked people if they believed in this concept, did they have any virtual friends, since how long, did the friendships stand the test of time? My initial reaction was to shake my head and let… Continue reading This amazing thing called virtual friends #FridayReflections

Tête-à-Tête with Basamma #WTFOW #WriteBravely

The one person whose role was restricted to washing utensils and sweeping/mopping the house- in the past only a few who could afford having a maid hired her. The scene has changed drastically. You will hardly find a single household who doesn’t employ a maid. From cleaning utensils and sweeping/mopping and washing clothes, she has… Continue reading Tête-à-Tête with Basamma #WTFOW #WriteBravely

The resource that lies within #WTFOW #WriteBravely

When I first read the prompt for Day 2, I was perplexed. My initial interpretation was of a quality I possess which helps me and enriches my life. But when I asked about this topic to my brother and a good blogger friend they came out with a totally different interpretation. They told me about… Continue reading The resource that lies within #WTFOW #WriteBravely

The magic wand

I was 12 years old when I first watched the popular shows “I dream of Jeanie” and “Bewitched” where the protagonist had magical powers. They just had to wish for something, tap their fingers and lo behold! They would get what they wished for. I was fascinated and wondered what if I were to get… Continue reading The magic wand