Reflections!!

"I should have said something then, but I just stayed mum and let him shatter my self confidence." Richa pondered for a few minutes, before continuing. "I thought if I he truly loved me, he would see it and sooner or later he would reciprocate and start loving me like the way he loved me … Continue reading Reflections!!

Why do people Marry ?

I was waiting in the coffee shop for my husband to arrive, but my mind was all full of Mehu. Why Sanjay married her ? Why do people marry? People marry for different reasons. Most of Indian men marry as it is an open license for free sex. A few fall in love and feel … Continue reading Why do people Marry ?

Reputation or Morals !!

Neha was bubbling with anger as she reached the office. The collateral was the poor peon who had cleaned her table. My seat is the one besides her. I kept watching her for an hour. She couldn't locate the file right in front of her, and for that she blasted everyone she could. Her face … Continue reading Reputation or Morals !!

An Accident

Nisha was pacing her room. She had not changed her work attire and her face looked terse. Usually by the time sudheer came, she would usually have soaked herself in shower and would change in her comfy pyjamas. Fragrance of her perfume mixed with gastronomic delights would usually greet him as he unlatched the door. … Continue reading An Accident

Kanjak Puja (Kanya Puja)

The kitchen had been cleaned night before. Next morning, food would be prepared for the "Goddess, Durga Ma" They had fasted all 8 days for the prosperity of the family. No onions, no garlic was touched in the 8 days. Anju had convinced her husband and son not to touch Alcohol and meat in these … Continue reading Kanjak Puja (Kanya Puja)

Book Review: Golden Rainbows by Balaka Basu

Title of the book : Golden Rainbows Author : Balaka Basu Published on Blogchatter E book Carnival, Season 3 The book " Golden Rainbows " is a collection of 26 short stories written by Blogger and author Balaka Basu. These stories were written as a part of A to Z Blogging Challenge in April 2018. … Continue reading Book Review: Golden Rainbows by Balaka Basu

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 Tale of Pregnancy

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 Radha and her new mom

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 Aryan comes back