Labelled

I had recently moved to Pune due to a job change. Though the city was not entirely new to me, having lived here in my teens, I was coming back after almost 15 years. As I was taking up residence on the outskirts of the city in a place called Hinjewadi which consists largely of… Continue reading Labelled

Single Girl in the City #GuestPost

Spring of 2003 saw me move into digs of my own; I was able to rent a modest two-room set which was pretty decent for my needs. I was excited to be that single girl in the city and couldn’t wait to have get together and sleep overs at my place. Earlier I had been… Continue reading Single Girl in the City #GuestPost

My second month in a foreign land – November #GratitudePost

November has been a mixed bag of emotions. Its my second month away from home and the longest I stayed away from my family. The longest I stayed away from my little girl was 2 nights when I had to travel to Pune to get the apartment agreement signed when we were about to move-… Continue reading My second month in a foreign land – November #GratitudePost

Writing my destiny #FridayFotoFiction

As a child, I always dreamt of working in London. Like the office goers, suited up, with a plush brief case and a newspaper in tow, I would march into King’s Cross Station and board the train. I would walk into a swanky office, do some big job and bring home money.Money which I could… Continue reading Writing my destiny #FridayFotoFiction

One hell of a coincidence #MicroMondays

“Ma, I dont want to get married,I am rejecting Deepak Ramaswamy, tell him the girl rejected him”. I walked off, I wasn’t ready for marriage. The interview letter in my hand signified a new beginning. I would earn my own bread, meet someone interesting and marry when I was ready. I knocked the door,butterflies in… Continue reading One hell of a coincidence #MicroMondays

A Man’s Job #FridayFotoFiction

Tara looked at the clogged sink and cursed “Damn this had to get jammed today, of all the days. John is out of town and there is a strike, how on earth am I going to call the plumber?” Reena was passing by her house when she saw the door ajar and walked in. “Anyway… Continue reading A Man’s Job #FridayFotoFiction

A month away from home #GratitudePost

October has been an eventful month. It began with the preparations for my 2.5 month business trip to Zurich, as I was cramming my bag with almost every other thing. When you have the luxury of business class travel, extra baggage is least of your worries- a generous 64kg baggage is what I was permitted… Continue reading A month away from home #GratitudePost