A letter from “Hope” #FictionMondays

As the new postmaster of this quaint little sleepy village of Dorfli, I had little to look forward to. I braced myself up for a sleepy day ahead. An old lady walked into the post office, hunched, frail, trembling- what stood out were her glistening eyes. She looked at me eagerly as I searched for… Continue reading A letter from “Hope” #FictionMondays

6 months post Corona- Does this really feel normal?

My friend and I were talking a few days back that its been 6 whole months since we last stepped into office- March 16th it was. It seems unbelievable the things each one of us have gone through. Something we had never envisioned for ourselves ever.From the initial days of being plunged into a strict… Continue reading 6 months post Corona- Does this really feel normal?

Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me

In mid March, it seemed like the worst nightmare ever and one that dint look like its ending. Work from home was not fun, I missed dressing up, putting on make up, my shoes and driving to work. I had just moved closer to my workplace and was looking forward to the flexibility of travelling… Continue reading Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me

Bite sized stories inspired by the lockdown #StaySafe #RediscoverYourself

Adu never knew a life without his friends, Mommy and Daddy were always busy with work and his empty life was filled up with the boys gang and his Ipad. How cool was that! And then came Corona- Mommy Daddy at home with Adu but no friends and no playground. Mommy Daddy needed the wifi… Continue reading Bite sized stories inspired by the lockdown #StaySafe #RediscoverYourself

A ray of hope #FridayFictioneers

He sat at the at the table, enjoying the scrumptious breakfast. “A wise decision, I am set for life.All it took was trapping a gullible lass in my love net and I am set for life. Hot meals, someone to make my bed, keep me warm in there, scrub my house. As beads of sweat… Continue reading A ray of hope #FridayFictioneers

And then she triumphed- A true Career Comeback story

Almost a year ago I wrote a piece about 2 women– both of whom had taken a career break and were eager to get back to work. For one, the transition was smooth but for the other it was rocky terrain. Finding a job itself was the biggest obstacle. This article was widely read and… Continue reading And then she triumphed- A true Career Comeback story

Finding light in darkness #FridayFictioneers

I looked out of the window- the tree which was blooming a few days ago was now barren-the flowers had fallen,leaves had withered away, it stood forlorn,naked. It had snowed last night and ice that wrapped itself on the branches made the tree look looked ¬†surreal.The barren tree looked magnificent today- all alone, without its… Continue reading Finding light in darkness #FridayFictioneers

The Lady Loan Shark #ShortStory

I met Kala aunty after ages- it had been almost 12 years. I last remember when I was in college, she had come visiting our place from Mumbai. She and her little daughter Meera ¬†We played with Meera in the backyard, she was barely 10. I was pleased to see the young 24 year old… Continue reading The Lady Loan Shark #ShortStory