What would be Life if not for the ups and the downs? Would we relish the good times, if we were not challenged through the harder ones? In retrospect, it's easier. Yet, most of us freak out when faced with trying times. When we are able to negotiate peacefully through tough times, we start to … Continue reading How to deal with difficult times in life?
I am a spendthrift. Do you know what I like spending most on. Of course, clothes. Like a typical girl, my closet is full of all the variety. Being Indian, I can't get away with the love for bright reds, pinks and purples. Everytime, I have to go to India, and ever since e-commerce has … Continue reading My closet full of clothes
Weekday mornings pre covid would be a mayhem. Get up early. It would be a competition between the sun and the moms. And most of the times, moms would win. Pack up lunch boxes before you wake up the kids. Prepare their breakfast while you constantly shout from the kitchen to keep them on their … Continue reading Back to School post covid
"Lion king" I remember seeing this wonderful movie last year. Ever since, I had downloaded this song to my playlist. "Hakuna Matata.. it means No worries for the rest of your days. It is our problem free philosophy." For those who have not seen this movie, the story revolves around this young lion cub Simba, … Continue reading “Hakuna Matata” The Problem free philosophy.
The other day, junior wanted to see a movie. I was bit sceptical. "Haven't you heard Dr Fauci! Closed spaces are more risky. We will be sitting inside a movie hall with unknown people breathing in the same air." Hubby was bit more relaxed. "We will go in off peak hours, and already cinemas are … Continue reading WATCHING A MOVIE IN UAE – #POSTCOVIDERA
It's the day of the year again when everyone turns ultra patriotic. What's app chats abound with 'Happy Independence Day' messages. The commercial side of it means every Supermarket, every restaurant, each corner of the mall has offers to lure you. As a child, the day would be important for the holiday we got and … Continue reading “Where the mind is caged, how can the body be free.”
Sometimes I have these conversations in my head.Of you and me!And the universe conspiring.Of love and hatred,Of right and wrong,Of black and white,Of truth and lies,Of the reasons we were,And of the reasons we weren't.Of the love we had in our souls,And of the lust which broke us apart.Sometimes I have these images in my … Continue reading The conversations
Ah that silence again !The silence creeping inside the bones,The silence numbing you from inside,The silence which gnaws at you from within,No it's not that peace there,It's the lull before the storm,Or is it the one after devastation! Do you know what comes after it?Another jumble of thoughts!Those pieces of jigsaw puzzle which do not … Continue reading The dreadful silence
I woke up today morning in an unusually creative mood. Having missed my writing schedule early during the week, the thought weighing heavily on my mind, I wondered about the conflicting opinions. The world is in turmoil, 2020 is laying havoc each day. As if Novel- corona virus was not enough to sabotage the lives … Continue reading Different contexts! Divergent views !
I grew up watching Ramayana on a black and white TV. Sundays 9 am used to be the Prime time. There would be strict orders by my mom, and each of us would have bathed, hair washed, breakfast done and would be in front of the TV at exactly 8.55. Not only this would be … Continue reading From Black and White TV to the Smartphones !