The cricket match enthralled everyone and kept the men glued to their seats. The kids played running from one room to another and the delicious aroma of food wafted through the kitchen. Food was served and the guests had a wonderful time satisfying their gastronomical buds. Neer dosa (which is a Mangalorean speciality), chicken curry,… Continue reading Do you feel valued enough?
7 years – a long time to stay in your first job some tell me. And some wonder – why did I change at this point? I am in my comfort zone, a mom of a toddler and I recently bought a house in the city. So why on earth would I decide to switch… Continue reading The 3 mistakes of my first job
Dating, meeting casually and spending a few hours together is always fun. Dint you always look at your courtship period with a smile on your face? But marrying and living in together is a totally different ball game. Have you wondered why after the initial few days of marital bliss, the magic wears off? The… Continue reading Hey future husband, a few things we need to talk about before getting hitched!
Akash starred at the screen aimlessly. It was almost midnight. Little Honey would be sleeping by now. Even Charu his wife would have retired to bed. He packed his bag and left. As he drove past the empty streets, several images flashed before his eyes. The quarrel they had today morning when once again he… Continue reading Can you chose between your mother and wife?
“Hey Bhagwan you speak English with your daughter? What is happening these days? People want to show off and are forgetting their roots”. I have heard this many times. Earlier my reaction used to be – apologetic. I would keep quiet and try to ignore the comment and find an escape route. But now if… Continue reading I speak English at home, why is this an issue?
“So your parents are getting a divorce? Why? What happened? Poor you.” Meghna flinched, bowed her head and mutely walked away. Her little shoulders carried the school bag laden with books and her heart carried a heavy load, much heavier to tug along than the school bag. Life had changed in a fraction of a… Continue reading So your parents are divorced? (Short Story)
I was so excited; I couldn’t believe we would be meeting after 22 years. Time has literally flown by. I fail to suppress a chuckle when I recall those golden college days and the 4 of us. We were an inseparable gang. The tall and petite Natasha. Nats she liked to be called- every boy… Continue reading The reunion- when we parted ways forever (Short Story)