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
Did you just say you hit 30? Ohhhh you are old now half of your life is over. Oldie! This is a very common comment that one would come across and probably that’s the reason many people prefer to hide their age, they would either make themselves a few years younger or smile sheepishly and… Continue reading Can you ever be too old to live life to its fullest?
The house was all decked up for the wedding, bright lights shone in the verandah, loud music and laughter could be heard, children dressed in varied shades ran around in the well lit garden, the aroma of delicious food and mithai (sweets) filled the air. Today was Roma’s big day- her wedding. As I entered… Continue reading A woman’s biggest achievement is not just getting married
A Short Story. Neeti turned the page of their wedding album, was it really 10 years ago? Akash looked handsome in his sherwani, all smiles as he held his bride’s hand and his eyes were all for her. Neeti looked ravishing in her designer bridal lehenga, her hands full of bangles and her smile which… Continue reading Betrayal by my husband taught me life’s biggest lesson
A Short Story. Avanti was lost in her thoughts when the whistle of the cooker jolted her back to reality. It was 7.30 in the evening, her Mother in law and husband would be back in around half an hour, she still had to prepare rotis, chop vegetables for the salad, make curd rice and… Continue reading Life’s biggest lessons from my domestic help
My dear Angel, I remember much before you were even conceived I always had this desire to be a mom of a baby girl first. And when I was pregnant all I could think of was pretty frocks and ribbons and a little baby girl running all over the house. At times I obsessed over… Continue reading I wish you were born a boy
Much before I became a Mum, I have always given a lot of importance to keeping my surrounding spic and span, ensuring that there is no litter, in fact I reprimand most of my people for littering public places as well. I keep a hand sanitizer ready in my vanity bag at all times, and… Continue reading A one touch solution to a germ free house