Instagram has lately been flooded with black and white selfies of females, celebrity and masses alike. The photos are captioned #ChallengeAccepted #WomenSupportingWomen The trend started somewhere in Turkey as a response to high rates of femicide in the country. When I started writing on blog, feminism had been the topmost agendas. Over years depending on … Continue reading Where there is will, there is Way !!
We create the walls and then we get suffocated by them In a far away village, and old man lay on his charpai ( bed made of ropes ). It had been a tiring day. His old bones cracked due to fatigue, and all he wanted was to sleep. Sleep evaded him today. A cold … Continue reading The Walls around us
The other day I wanted to see movie Contagion. Somehow, I ended up seeing the movie Pandemic. So the movie starts with two friends in an Australian beach, one of them is travelling back home to America. At the beach many birds and animals are seen dead. By the time, the boy boards his flight, … Continue reading Lessons learnt during COVID-19 !
I am back with my Thursday Thoughts. Writing one blog post a week! Is it such a big deal? Well, some days it is, especially in the crazy times we are living in. There was a time, when i started my blog and I could write daily. I thought I could change the world with … Continue reading TALK IT OUT!
These are stressful times. The word has turned upside down in a matter of few months. Earlier all we had on our mind was Work !!! Work !!! till the next vacation. After those few days of de-stress, we would again be back as work horses in the corporate culture which truthfully doesn't give a … Continue reading Let go !!!
Tough times don't last, tough people do. How many times in life, all of us have come across depressing, sorrowful journeys which somehow seem never ending? Life is never a smooth ride. Someone close falls sick, someone dies, one loses a job, betrayal, heartache are some of such events which throw us off the track. … Continue reading Journey to Peace Within !!
Punjabis are known for patriarchy and I have been born and bred in a typical Punjabi family. I got married into another with a notion in my mind that household work is my department and whatever I may be I had to fullfill those chores. You wouldn't have been able to question my ideology then … Continue reading Lockdown effects #ShareTheLoad
This book was a gift from me to my son last year when I had travelled alone for a training. I had purchased this from an airport shop in Cochin, India. My son is an avid reader and he always asks us to buy him books. He's usually into fantasy and Young adult fiction, so … Continue reading Book Review : It’s Trevor Noah : Born a Crime
I was in India in 2014 when Modi ji came to power. Though I shifted to Dubai the same year, I kept hearing about " अच्छे दिन". Back home, I would keep hearing about 24 hr electricity, clean water, better opportunities for work and I would keep thinking that yes better days are arriving.Mind you … Continue reading Ache din kab aayenge (अच्छे दिन कब आएंगे ) When will good days come !!
As I sit reflecting back over the years gone by, I wonder what went wrong over the years. When I was a small child, I never heard the religious discussions either in my family, school or neighborhood. There was only one Muslim family I knew, and only thing which was different about them was that … Continue reading The Great Indian Divide !!