Fairy Tales – 1
She grew up reading Cinderella, snow white and Thumbelina. For every girl in distress, came a prince who would love her and decode all the disorder in her life. And they lived happily ever after! Only thing, she did not know what ever happily ever after meant! Coz known of the stories told anything beyond… Continue reading
From An Imperfect Mom !
Today morning, As I was checking my what’s app and Facebook, I realised It is Mother’s Day. A few months before, I would have been one, posting a pic of me and my son, and then checking for likes the whole day, waiting for notifications to beep. After the facebook and what’s app detox, not… Continue reading
Climbing The Ladder of Success
via Daily Prompt: Climbing ” You never have time for us.” “Couldn’t you spare one hour for his dance performance ?” I could still hear my wife’s voice in my head. “Dad! Why didn’t u come? All my friend’s fathers were there, clicking their photographs. Why couldn’t you come?” My son’s pleas were drowned in… Continue reading
The Day He spoke
Speak out “If i speak what’s in my mind, people will judge me.” So continued his thoughts and she kept silencing himself. It had been 100 days, he was in and out of the self imposed coma. “What, if he tells his parents, they will say it was all his fault! ” “What, if he… Continue reading
Silences and conversations
Speech is silver, silence is gold. This was what I learnt all my life. If someone hurls you abuses, don’t reply back, just stay silent. If you don’t agree, don’t get into arguments, just keep silent. If you don’t like something, just keep it to yourself. For silence is golden. All this seemed believable.… Continue reading
You wronged me.
When I was small, I looked at you Like my Father, brother or a friend. As i grew bigger, I realized you do not look at me the same way. The changes in my body, have made you drool over me. Yet, I am not an object of lust. Most of us even in India… Continue reading
via Photo Challenge: Path The woods are lovely dark and deep, But I have promises to keep; And Miles to go before I sleep. Robert Frost When we are small, we enjoy each moment and live in present. But as we grow up, we forget how to enjoy and immerse ourselves in the rat… Continue reading
Three things happened in the last month. First, was the movie PINK, a bold statement about respecting female choices. I wrote about that earlier. The movie was a frank resonance of all the educated girls in Indian subcontinent. The movie brought hope, my India is changing. Second, was that Indian Supreme Court judgement which said… Continue reading
Musings of a wanderer – A journey to nowhere.
How does it feel, waking up in the morning, getting dressed up for the day and going to the same moron place day in and day out? A place, which you don’t even like, yet you have to go? I know you will judge me as weak. May be I don’t have guts to change… Continue reading
This weekend, I finally saw PINK, a Brilliant movie by Director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury. As with all movies of this genre, the thoughts linger in your mind much longer. The movie questions our orthodox upbringing and is a mirror of what’s wrong with our patriarchal mindset. THE PLOT The movie is about 3 young independent modern… Continue reading
I am a histopathologist based in UK. I find solace in my work, nature and books. My musings are my own personal beliefs.