IWSG December 2020 – Do seasons inspire you to write?

It’s December 2020, the last month of the dreadful year of covid A few months back at the peak of covid, I felt disillusioned by everything including blogging. Thats when I saw Insecure Writer’s Support Group, spearheaded by the wonderful Alex J. Cavanugh. I was introduced to this group by my friend Sonia Dogra whose writings always … Continue reading IWSG December 2020 – Do seasons inspire you to write?

I am my biggest critic!

These days I spend more time in the balcony of our new house. Even if I'm with my books medicine or leisure reading, I will take everything there and sit for hours. Sometimes it gets very windy and cold, yet that has not stopped me. I have permanently put a blanket so that I can … Continue reading I am my biggest critic!

Life is a Roller-coaster

Before covid engulfed our world, visiting themeparks would be one of our favourite outings during the holidays. Dubai gets very hot during summers, that's why there are large number of Indoor theme parks throughout UAE and we have been to almost every. While my husband enjoys all those scary rides, me and my son are … Continue reading Life is a Roller-coaster

The Sweetness of doing Nothing !!

The weekend was spent shifting house and settling into the new one. Last 3 days just went in a frenzy, packing, unpacking and discarding the stuff I no longer required. We had been in our last home for almost a little less than 6 years. We thought about moving many a times over the past … Continue reading The Sweetness of doing Nothing !!

“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 !