Life and Coronavirus !!

A tiny virus has changed the world. For the last three years in a row, March would be the vacation time. Exams would be over, and before moving on to the next class it would be family time. We would pack up our bags, travel to exotic destinations and the memories would be enough to…

Musings of a Doctor

I am a doctor and unlike the Facebook frame I am not glad that I am at work. I would too like to #staysafe #stayhome. Yet, I will not leave my duty and stay put till I can. It's totally unsafe to work because most of the hospitals have reduced manpower, lack of resources especially…

Is the Doomsday Near !

Covid 19 /nCoV / Coronavirus is not a news anymore. The tiny Virus which most people thought would affect Chinese only has long traveled the world, reaching every nook and corner. No country, race, religion or gender has been spared. Darwin's "Survival of the fittest" is understood more by these tiny organisms. Whenever any bacteria…

Let Her Be

"Tring, Tring" The shrill sound of her ringtone jolted her from sleep. Slowly, she fumbled with the switches and glanced at the time. 2.30am! "Who is calling me at this unmanly hour ?"Lost in her jumbled thoughts, Richa searched for the ringing mobile phone. A look at the screen confused her even more. She had…

Let’s have a laugh !!

It's raining Coronavirus these days! Ever since the virus mutated or jumped from it's animal host to human ( Thanks to deforestation, poaching and everything else we do to destroy the natural reservoirs ), the world has not been the same place. Early Jan when the news from Wuhan started pouring, everyone was scared. Rightly…

The Midas Touch

When I came across this decade hop, I was excited. I could have written my autobiography, yet when I sat down, I deleted 3 full posts and found nothing I write would do justice to the transformation within me. Whenever a major calamity or a tragedy, natural or man-made happens in life, it changes you.…

Confessions of a blogger

There's been too much on my mind lately. When I started writing on my blog, I was too transparent with my feelings. However, when the blog would be shared on social media, I would be under scanner and interrogation by many including my parents and close friends. As a result, I stopped sharing on FB.…

Book Review : Hiraeth by Shivani Salil

Title : Hiraeth Partition stories from 1947 Author : Dr Shivani Salil Book Blurb : What would you do if you were told you had minutes to leave your home? What would you take, what would you be thinking…? This thought dominated the minds of millions who moved across the newly created borders in 1947.…