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
#IWD2017 was remarkable will forever be etched as a special day in my mind for numerous reasons. To start with it was heartwarming to see one of my blog posts which is very close to my heart do fabulously for the 3rd time. Though it’s not a new one, sharing this on multiple platforms has… Continue reading Can I have it all? Demystifying this and much more with Women in Business
Only when one is truly happy from within, can they spread joy to others. Haven’t we heard this time and again and it resonates so well with me. I could imagine a situation where there is something making me feel low, don’t think I could do a good job of spreading cheer around me. Of… Continue reading Dear Mommy, did you blow yourself a kiss today?
Much before we had thought of having a baby, I was always obsessed with having a baby girl. And I remember from the time I conceived I was probably far more obsessed. So much that- at times I was advised by my younger brother and doctor friend- what if it is a boy? Would you… Continue reading Would life be easy if you were born a boy?
As women propagating feminism we often say that misogyny and the deep set patriarchal beliefs of our society act as a roadblock in our progress. We usually blame it on the men. But look closely and you will find women are equally guilty- in fact I would say more- for not supporting their own kin.… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day – a heartfelt thank you to each one of you
#ShortStory Jiya stepped onto the balcony and looked out. Such beautiful weather, the calm morning, lush green trees, a light breeze, so different from the maddening traffic which she endured daily. “Hi Jiya. Happy Sunday! You are up so early? What happened to the ‘no alarm, no snooze Sunday is the day to wake up… Continue reading The lady next door whom I envy
The lights dimmed, all looks were on the ramp, the cameras were all aimed at the ramp entrance as she walked in – the show stopper with style and panache- the smile that she wore and the confidence that blazed in her eyes made her stand apart, like none other. There was a thunderous applause,… Continue reading The Irony of Life- Bite size stories