Diwali musings

Yesterday morning, I woke up depressed. That usually happens to me on festivals, esp the festive month of Diwali. The pain of not being with the family I was born in, would usually agonize me when I got married, and Diwali would usually make it raw. Don't get me wrong, each family has a different... Continue Reading →

This Diwali – Gift someone love.

Diwali is around the corner. What I like about Diwali are the lights. Even in Dubai I have never missed that. Beautiful lights adoring the balconies in the night sky. What I don't like about Diwali is the fire crackers and the unnecessary gifts. When I was a child in that small town of Himachal... Continue Reading →

Ahoi Ashtmi

This is another fast similar to the much famed karva chauth. Fortunately, not much of propaganda for this day, because niether YashRaj or Karan johar films popularised it, and secondly females will be up in arms against husbands or in-laws but never against their children. Quite similar to the famed cousin, this fast is kept... Continue Reading →

Tale of Pregnancy

I couldn't stand on my feet even. My legs and feet were already swollen up, and walking a few feet would make me realize my plight. To add to it, the head never stopped throbbing. It was 8th month only and I could not sleep uninterrupted for more than 1 hour at night. Either I... Continue Reading →

Radha and her new mom

Part 1 Part 2 Theirs was her favourite love story. Radha always thought she had just got lucky when she met Aryan. She was always a rebel child. She never got along with girls of her age. So books became her early recluse. She never liked much of dressing up and all, and her mom’s... Continue Reading →

Aryan comes back

This is Part 2 of the story published last week. Link to previous story given below. The Wedding Radha woke up and realised that she was still alone in her room. She wondered where Aryan was. The sun was already peeping through her window. She could hear frenzy of activity outside. Many relatives would be... Continue Reading →

The Wedding

This is Part 1 of series starting today. Please follow it on my wordpress blog..thevagabond.me or on my Facebook page The vagabond. She thought she would be happy, yet now when the evening was coming close, she was afraid. She was anxious and couldn’t get over the panic she felt in her heart. She wanted... Continue Reading →

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