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 !
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!
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
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 !!
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 !!
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
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. … Continue reading Confessions of a blogger