Grampy’s Day Out #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction

Grandma Sarah fondly known as Grampy is on the moon today.She is all set to make that maiden solo trip at the age of 65.As she ticks off her checklist,she suddenly realises she has no comfy canvas shoes with her. The family starts suggesting buying a pair, borrowing it from Mary,Lina or someone else. The… Continue reading Grampy’s Day Out #FridayFictioneers #FlashFiction

True Bliss #FridayFictioneers

A starry night,a tent house,a table laden with her favourite meal and wine.This was a special night which she looked forward to,she wanted to savour each moment, revel in it and live it to the fullest. The past 40 years of life had gone by living each day for others- as a daughter, sister, wife,… Continue reading True Bliss #FridayFictioneers

The Ballerino #FridayFotoFiction

He hesitated, twitched his toes, sweat trickled down from his forehead, his heart thumped loudly. Today was a milestone in itself. The day he broke the stereotypes. Those stereotypes of a patriarchal society which curtailed the freedom of not just women but men as well. The day he watched the ballet, he knew what he… Continue reading The Ballerino #FridayFotoFiction

Letter to a feminist from the 50’s #WTFOW #WriteBravely

Dear Dadi, It feels a bit odd to be writing a letter to you when I know you are fast asleep in the bedroom right  next to me. But there are so many things that I have always wanted to say and at times they may not come out verbally as beautifully as they do… Continue reading Letter to a feminist from the 50’s #WTFOW #WriteBravely

The resource that lies within #WTFOW #WriteBravely

When I first read the prompt for Day 2, I was perplexed. My initial interpretation was of a quality I possess which helps me and enriches my life. But when I asked about this topic to my brother and a good blogger friend they came out with a totally different interpretation. They told me about… Continue reading The resource that lies within #WTFOW #WriteBravely

The magic wand

I was 12 years old when I first watched the popular shows “I dream of Jeanie” and “Bewitched” where the protagonist had magical powers. They just had to wish for something, tap their fingers and lo behold! They would get what they wished for. I was fascinated and wondered what if I were to get… Continue reading The magic wand

Being Myself- Unapologetic

The perfectly cooked, neither burnt nor raw, round chapatis laden with desi ghee neatly stacked one on top of the other lay in the casserole. Dal tadka and aloo shaak, peas pulao and boondi raita- and today’s speciality gajar ka halwa adorned the dinner table. A skill every woman ought to master to rule her… Continue reading Being Myself- Unapologetic