Tears of Joy #SundayPhotoFiction

Uncle Sam was seated at his usual place in the park, having his customary snack and iced ¬†latte. I hesitated. I better offer my condolences quickly and get done with this. I always sucked at this one thing. “What do I say to a man who has just lost his companion of 35 years?” As… Continue reading Tears of Joy #SundayPhotoFiction

Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

A few days ago I overheard 2 of my junior colleagues – in their mid 20’s talk about marriage and wonder when will their turn come. They were looking at the decked up pics of cousins, school and college friends who were all tying the knot, the artistic lehengas, jewellery, picture perfect moments with their… Continue reading Que Sera Sera- what does a woman want from a marriage?

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

One more time #FFFAW #FlashFiction

I waded into the water, one step at a time. It was so different this time. Every other time , doing this made me happy. I loved the cool water as it touched my skin and took me to a different world. As a kid I enjoyed splashing water on my sisters as we played.… Continue reading One more time #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Taking the unconventional path #FridayFotoFiction

Suma stared at the picture on her Mac- it symbolised her current situation in life so well. Here she was at the crossroads- which path should she take? The safe and secure one which will ensure she maintains her dignity, status and has the security of her family and money for rest of her life?… Continue reading Taking the unconventional path #FridayFotoFiction

Beyond boundaries #FridayFotoFiction

“Yes” he said, sliding his fingers into hers as she clasped them tight. It was the start of a long and arduous journey, the conservative society would never accept this, they had defied all norms, it was an unholy union. It was something they had agreed upon right from the time they started dating. They… Continue reading Beyond boundaries #FridayFotoFiction

A month away from home #GratitudePost

October has been an eventful month. It began with the preparations for my 2.5 month business trip to Zurich, as I was cramming my bag with almost every other thing. When you have the luxury of business class travel, extra baggage is least of your worries- a generous 64kg baggage is what I was permitted… Continue reading A month away from home #GratitudePost