Stunned #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

This morning I woke up to a shocking news.  Rekha my neighbour had passed away from a sudden cardiac arrest. She had been busy wrapping up the kitchen work before she called it a night when she felt the pain in her chest. She collapsed and was rushed to the hospital where she was declared… Continue reading Stunned #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The Wedding House #FridayFotoFiction

Appa and Amma were really excited, the house had been all decked up for Minu’s wedding. They had even arranged for the most expesnive bougainville flowers to deck up the entrance. It was a house which would witness a wedding after 27 long years. The next morning instead of chitter chatter and laughter, a stony… Continue reading The Wedding House #FridayFotoFiction

#BlogchatterA2Z Theme Reveal 2018- Take a sneak peak

My first tryst with A to Z, and boy I am excited about it! My previous experiences with Blogchatter campaigns have been wonderful- professionally managed, a great network and tips from seasoned bloggers- they have it all. My theme shouldn’t come as a surprise for those who read me regularly and have a good sense… Continue reading #BlogchatterA2Z Theme Reveal 2018- Take a sneak peak

Labelled

I had recently moved to Pune due to a job change. Though the city was not entirely new to me, having lived here in my teens, I was coming back after almost 15 years. As I was taking up residence on the outskirts of the city in a place called Hinjewadi which consists largely of… Continue reading Labelled

The day she stopped crying

She wriggled out of her mother’s womb and entered this world with a ear piercing cry. They rejoiced her birth- crying is a healthy sign for a new born, they said She was a toddler now and she cried for more milk, more sleep. Ah babies cry for everything, don’t take it seriously they said.… Continue reading The day she stopped crying

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

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