The desire to be recognised, admired, praised, do well and be successful is something that everyone wishes for, I would be stunned and would find it hard to believe someone who doesn’t want this. Probably someone who has renounced worldly things (the moh maya) but most of us I bet fall in the first category.… Continue reading Being the mediocre woman- makes me happy
A short story-I aimlessly browsed through my Facebook news feed and once again sighed when I saw my colleague Aisha’s photos of holidaying in Mauritius. What a lucky lass! I said to myself for a 100th time. And here I am. A 35 year old, middle aged woman in whose life nothing is right. A… Continue reading The day I fell in love with my normal life
A short story Shreya brushed her hair and looked at herself in the mirror. There was a woman staring back at her, she looked familiar but somehow she wasn’t able to place her. And then a flint of recognition and a smile spread over her lips. Oh yes she was the younger 20 something Shreya-… Continue reading The secret affair – an urge to taste the forbidden fruit
A very interesting article was doing the rounds of a site recently. It is about choosing a life partner wisely as a woman’s career depends on it. The author goes on about explaining how she was offended at first hearing about this quote as the feminist in her thought – why depend on a man.… Continue reading Career aspirations of women- can they make it big?
A short story Kashish woke up from sleep with a start, she had been dreaming. A beautiful dream it was where she, her husband Tanmay and their little princess Reva were walking by the beach. Reva ran around splashing water, she looked so happy. Seeing her infectious smile, Kashish’s face lit up. And then suddenly… Continue reading The silver lining
A short story Instructions to maid-check. Grocery shopping – check. Kid’s bags packed – check. Cab to airport booked- check I was so excited. Appa was coming today. He had promised to spend at least 6 months with us. I fetched my diary from the bookshelf and opened it. Memories of the past so… Continue reading No one can take Mother’s place- this is so not true
A short story Clutching the photo album close to my heart, I sat down at my usual place, the seat by the window. I placed the album on the dining table and before I could open it, memories came flooding by. Memories of the past 30 years- the young, innocent and scared Rohini who stepped… Continue reading It was not an empty nest