My closet full of clothes

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

“Hakuna Matata” The Problem free philosophy.

"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.

Different contexts! Divergent views !

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 !

From Black and White TV to the Smartphones !

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 !

Lockdown effects #ShareTheLoad

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

Ache din kab aayenge (अच्छे दिन कब आएंगे ) When will good days come !!

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 !!

The Great Indian Divide !!

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 !!

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 … Continue reading Life and Coronavirus !!

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. … Continue reading The Midas Touch