Damodar Uncle was a busy man- a rich, ambitious, talented man who was busy travelling the world and making millions of dollars.Everyone envied him- a palatial house,the best cars,a happy wife and kids and a stellar career. His wife Savitri had just one complaint- spend time with me and the kids. But it was always… Continue reading Its time that we don’t have- #FFFAW #FlashFiction
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
Kindness – a virtue I would want my child to imbibe
I open the newspaper and am aghast to see the news of a young lady being trolled and sent rape threats for voicing her opinion. While she did talk on a sensitive topic which has the probability of invoking anger and probably hurting sentiments of certain sections of society , it is her opinion as… Continue reading Kindness – a virtue I would want my child to imbibe
Where has love gone- Part 2
“And they lived happily ever after”- as Aesha closed the story book, little Anya was asleep, her tiny hand holding Aesha’s arm firmly. With one more loving look at the little angel, she gently unwound her arm and tucked her into bed. She sighed and wondered- Is it really happily ever after? Maybe she should… Continue reading Where has love gone- Part 2
Where has love gone?
As Aesha tapped her heel restlessly at the Visa Consulate, one might just think of her as yet another young woman who has set her heart on an overseas dream, a future in the greener pastures and she is probably nervous if her visa will be stamped or not as her fate can either be… Continue reading Where has love gone?
Is she working? How much does she earn? Who manages her money?
Mr and Mrs S and their toddler live in my residential complex. Mr S is an engineer who works in one of the software companies. Mrs S who is a post graduate stays at home taking care of the toddler. Mrs S’s son and my daughter play together , being almost of the same age.… Continue reading Is she working? How much does she earn? Who manages her money?
How blogging changed my perspective as a Mum!
My tryst with motherhood is what made me pick up the pen (to be honest the laptop) and start writing my thoughts and publish my blogs. I could never have thought in my wildest of dreams that I could pick up the pen and write something that would be of any interest to anyone to… Continue reading How blogging changed my perspective as a Mum!
Book Review: Fate, Fraud and A Friday Wedding
You usually pick up a book to read because you heard a good word about it from a reader friend, or you chanced upon a good review or simply browsing for a book, you read the back cover and were intrigued to know more. My reasons for picking up this book is something you surely… Continue reading Book Review: Fate, Fraud and A Friday Wedding
The pain of a father
A short story I look out of the plane window excitedly- my animated face resembles that of a school kid who is eagerly awaiting his summer holidays. And why not? Not exactly summer but these are my half yearly holidays when I fly down from Riyadh to… Continue reading The pain of a father