I remember when I was a little girl, I was always told by my mother and adults in the family to be kind, think before I speak, do not hurt feelings of others, it is a bad thing to do. As these values were imbibed in me at a very young age, they still remain.… Continue reading When did kindness go out of fashion?
Megha sipped her latte and looked out of the window. She was dreading the conversation with Baba. He had given her an ultimatum. “Megha I do not want to pressurize you but you need to understand our situation as well. We are not coercing you into marrying Aditya. We are just asking you to meet… Continue reading So is it Love or Arranged Marriage?(Short story)
A Short Story. The cup of tea lay cold in her hands, she hardly noticed. Her mind was in turmoil. How she missed him. Wish he was with her today, to share her thoughts, to listen to her and help her resolve the dilemma. She missed her husband, her confidante and friend of the past… Continue reading The day I decided to live for myself
O what a cute baby, so pretty! So fair, so beautiful! Yes babies are cute and we all adore them but as they grow up into little girls and boys, can we look beyond their being just a pretty face? Or is it too difficult? I read this on a website and it’s so profound… Continue reading My child will not be contained in the 6 letter word -PRETTY
A visit to the shopping mall and all kinds of people dressed in varied shades and type of clothes is what catches the eye. While the guys longingly ogle at pretty girls and women check out each other from top to down- right from how has she done her hair to her toe nail and… Continue reading OMG is that Aunty in Skinny Jeans?
A short story. So where are you working? Umm, I am not working. Oh!! then what to do you the whole day? Smile sheepishly. Well there’s housework and cooking, cleaning, taking care of my kids. Oh ok yes yes I know, there’s so much to do. They would give an artificial smile and move on.… Continue reading She’s a housewife, she does nothing.
Cooking and you? What did you say you mop the floor and wash utensils? Really? That’s so not like you. You are not that homemaker kind at all. The corporate honcho, Career woman, how can you possible do all this? This was what I have been hearing since ages. From colleagues, friends, to unknown random people. In fact when… Continue reading When a CA dons the Chef’s Cap!