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 !

Lessons learnt during COVID-19 !

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 !

Let go !!!

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 !!!

Journey to Peace Within !!

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 !!

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 !!