Seen, not heard? Is that you woman? #MondayMusings #FeministMondays

Picture this- an official meeting where the room is full of an enthusiastic young crowd who have just joined the organisation as interns. The ratio of men v/s women is not as skewed as it gets when you move higher up the ladder. The manager talks for the first 15 minutes and then opens up… Continue reading Seen, not heard? Is that you woman? #MondayMusings #FeministMondays

Marriage Mystique #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I am 27- in a dream job, making a lot of money, independent, have good friends and a loving family. I have it all except that I haven’t settled down. If you are shaking your head in disbelief and wondering in what way am I unsettled – well its my “single status”. In India ,… Continue reading Marriage Mystique #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Luxuries of working #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I joined one of the leading MNC’s as an Analyst. I felt a sense of pride as my new shiny black heels made a click clack sound on the spotless shiny floors. Mom had bought me a new “HideDesign” handbag as a gift. I looked around as I walked towards my desk. The corner offices… Continue reading Luxuries of working #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I am a big girl out in the big bad world #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The boards are over- what a sigh of relief. But now begins the real battle to get into a good college. As I look at my name on the Merit List, a sense of pride envelops me. I look back at the years of hard work and disciplined approach that I followed and loved doing.… Continue reading I am a big girl out in the big bad world #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

My secret wish #FridayFictioneers

Its snowing today- they call it “Beast from the East”. As much as I hate the cold wind hitting my face and my toes that get numb, the inner me is thrilled beyond words. Heavy snowfall means no boxing class today. I pretend to like it as I fear the wrath of my Dad and… Continue reading My secret wish #FridayFictioneers

VIOLET hair- #BarAThon

Ray looked with awe at the woman who emerged from the saloon. She had colored her hair with streaks of violet and it looked spectacular. He imagined himself in violet hair and smiled. He always wanted to colour his hair and not the usual shades of brown and burgundy that guys do but he wanted… Continue reading VIOLET hair- #BarAThon

Green Bangles- #BarAThon

Meera looked at her barren hands, her forehead bereft of sindoor and bindi, the pale colored saree – they kept screaming at her “You are a widow, an unfortunate, unlucky soul. The symbols of marriage that once adorned you have now all been taken away. What use are they when the person in whose honor… Continue reading Green Bangles- #BarAThon