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

The book with a red cover #LoveStories -Part 2

You can read Part 1 of this story here She wore her favourite black dress, the one that accentuated her curves, a simple elegant dress that made her feel confident and sassy. A little bit of make up, kohl rimmed eyes, a light mauve lipstick and some cologne, hair left loose. She took an Uber,… Continue reading The book with a red cover #LoveStories -Part 2

A dash of colour #Fiction Monday

Rhea loved her bread plain, no sauce , jam or marmalade. Sometimes with butter or a slice of cheese maybe. And Raj loved his bread with a generous helping of jam or sauce. “We are like chalk and cheese” she exclaimed, “this ain’t working”. Raj was not one to give up. He won her over… Continue reading A dash of colour #Fiction Monday

The book with a red cover #LoveStories

She sipped her cup of decaffeinated coffee as her eyes stayed glued to the book, the last few pages are always the most enticing. A few minutes later she put down the book and looked around her. The cafe was full of people. February is the month of love, as amply displayed by the heart… Continue reading The book with a red cover #LoveStories

Marriages in times of Corona- a happy beginning (or ending)

Rita banged the tray on the dining table, she couldn’t take it anymore. The lockdown had made things really messy in an already troubled house. Rita and Alok with their 2 kids looked like a perfectly happy family on the outside but it was quite the opposite in reality. 12 years of marriage, 2 kids,… Continue reading Marriages in times of Corona- a happy beginning (or ending)

Equality in true sense- are we really there?

I had the opportunity of attending a fireside chat with one of our senior women Managing Directors on Friday. Now I have always spoken about the lack of women role models in the corporate world and I am a firm believer that every woman needs her kin. While there are fantastic male role models and… Continue reading Equality in true sense- are we really there?

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

The story of hot chapatis and chatpata chicken

Rajiv and Aria had one thing that they both absolutely loved, in fact it was this common love that made them meet, date and decide to to tie the knot. It was the love for chicken! They first met at the opening of a new restaurant in town which had come up with an innovative… Continue reading The story of hot chapatis and chatpata chicken

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

Being happy is all that matters #WriteBravely

The thought crossed my mind a million times. Why was I different? Born in a family of super achievers , why was I the black sheep? Mom is a fitness enthusiast , Dad an award winning businessman, my oldest sister became a pilot and the next one a super model. My younger brother went to… Continue reading Being happy is all that matters #WriteBravely