Shaken, not shattered #FridayFotoFiction

I was at my favourite spot at the peak of Brienz mountains again- the place I frequented as a young girl- when life was carefree, everything viewed from a rose tinted glass looked pretty, I was in love and life felt magical. The whirlwind romance lasted 6 months and then we broke up. I then… Continue reading Shaken, not shattered #FridayFotoFiction

Finding LOVE Sunday Photo Fiction Challenge

As a girl, I always dreamt of my knight in shining armour. I looked forward to a tall dark handsome guy sweeping me off my feet,we go to these exotic locations like the beach in Maldives and sit by the sea,with our glass of champagne,holding hands and pouring our heart out. But here I am,… Continue reading Finding LOVE Sunday Photo Fiction Challenge

Once upon a time in the 21st century #FridayFictioneers

The white toilet seat gleamed in the sunlight. The makeshift door was open, I looked at it and felt a sense of pride in what I had accomplished. The 21st century and people stiff defecated in the open. A toilet was unheard off. When I first told them about this, they were aghast. How can… Continue reading Once upon a time in the 21st century #FridayFictioneers

One hell of a coincidence #MicroMondays

“Ma, I dont want to get married,I am rejecting Deepak Ramaswamy, tell him the girl rejected him”. I walked off, I wasn’t ready for marriage. The interview letter in my hand signified a new beginning. I would earn my own bread, meet someone interesting and marry when I was ready. I knocked the door,butterflies in… Continue reading One hell of a coincidence #MicroMondays

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

This fuzzy thing called LOVE #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger

There were myriad emotions running through Sunaina’s mind as the plane touched the ground. She was back home, her own city Mumbai after a short trip to London. Saying good bye was hard. Her husband Ajay had landed a short term assignment for 6 months in London and she had accompanied him to help set… Continue reading This fuzzy thing called LOVE #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger

Stigma #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger #ShortStory

Sophia woke up with a start- sleeping in the day was never enough to make up for a good night’s sleep. Plus she did not have the luxury of sleeping for 6-8 hours like her colleagues who worked in the call center at night and slept in the day. Sophia was a mother of  3… Continue reading Stigma #WriteBravely #WriteProBlogger #ShortStory