My Mom and I took our first trip together, just the 2 of us to Malaysia and Singapore, back in 2011. It was her first international trip and my 2nd (after my maiden official trip to Hong Kong). I had landed a plum job with a leading Investment bank and decided to splurge my first… Continue reading What is it about “women only” travel that makes us so uncomfortable?
Grandma Suzie always turned to the magic plant whenever we faced any troubles. She would sit by the table, place her palm around the plant and mutter something- her eyes tightly shut. It has magic in it roots- any troubles, bad days, illness, it has a solution to everything. As a child, I earnestly believed… Continue reading The magic plant #FridayFictioneers
This morning I woke up to a shocking news. Rekha my neighbour had passed away from a sudden cardiac arrest. She had been busy wrapping up the kitchen work before she called it a night when she felt the pain in her chest. She collapsed and was rushed to the hospital where she was declared… Continue reading Stunned #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z
It was time to move on, say good bye to the house she grew up in which was now a dilipidated building. She would miss the good old days when they played in the courtyard without a worry, plucked mangoes from the trees.She would miss those hugs by grandma which magically took off all her… Continue reading Moving on #FridayFictioneers
I never fell in love, Because this is all so stupid-till I became a Dad. Love fills up my life now. (21 words) The shortest and toughest micro fiction ever.. Linking up with Varad and Namy for #MicroMondays
The rows of of branded stores, roadside cafes,her dream destination Chicago did little to cheer her up today.It had been just 2 days that she landed in her city of dreams for a business assignment. The initial thrill had subsided and she had this gnawing feeling of missing her daughter, the pain of a mother… Continue reading The pain of a mother #FridayFictioneers
Harry stood at the deck, the moon illuminated the sky- it was a picture perfect sight. His Mama and Dad stood beside him- one perfect,happy family. He froze this thought in a corner of his heart,alas it was but a wish. Constant fights, followed by separation- it was a broken home. As he took the… Continue reading With Mom and Dad #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction