Guestblog, Travel

Monsoon Extravaganza – Visapur Fort Trek [ #Guestpost ]

Read on about Saumy’s adventurous weekend trekking trip to the Visapur fort near Pune. I love the vivid greenery and mist featured in his pics.… Read More Monsoon Extravaganza – Visapur Fort Trek [ #Guestpost ]

Fiction, Guestblog

Fiction – The Fight [ #Guestpost ]

A fictional piece submitted by a fellow blogger who normally writes Travel post. Read her take on fiction in this sory titled The Fight. This piece is a guestpost for the ongoing birthday ccelebrations on my blog all of september… Read More Fiction – The Fight [ #Guestpost ]

#MondayMusings, Blog Challenge

Why must you judge my choices? [ #MondayMusings ]

I was hugging myself happily in anticipation of getting ready. For you see, today I would wear that dress which I had ordered online and worked very hard to fit into. Yay!!!!  Slipping into the dress, I twirled a little in from to the mirror, loving how it flared up and then fell softly around… Read More Why must you judge my choices? [ #MondayMusings ]

#MondayMusings, Blog Challenge

The Secret Road [ #MondayMusings ]

They say that what you are looking for is, is searching for you too and comes to you when you least expect it to. This is a secret that I have learnt the hard way up but now believe with all my heart. I hate getting into a tizzy first thing in the morning and… Read More The Secret Road [ #MondayMusings ]

Blog Challenge, Festival of Words 2017 by Write Tribe, LadakhTravelDiaries, Travel

| Day-3 | Map to a moonland in Ladakh | WriteTribe – Festival of Words 2017 |

Day-3 prompt in the #festivalofwords is to take a map and detail out a place (virtual or real) and I couldn’t think of a better place than the famous “Moonland” of Ladakh which has stunningly gorgeous landscape, thanks to the nature induced lunar-scape formations. This is also the location of one of the most ancient… Read More | Day-3 | Map to a moonland in Ladakh | WriteTribe – Festival of Words 2017 |

Fiction

When love strikes | Friday Fiction |

She was gone! The quiet of the room mocked him for sleeping so soundly to allow her to slip away again. Why did she leave? Didn’t last night mean anything to her? The passion had felt real, it had woken something in both of them. Throwing stuff into his suitcase, he packed up to check… Read More When love strikes | Friday Fiction |

Gratitude List, TLC

Gratitude Post – July 2017

“Gratitude is more of a compliment to yourself than someone else.” Raheel Farooq I have been missing out on writing my Gratitude posts since a couple of months; blaming it on personal issues rather than laziness to write 😉 But life has been good and blessed and I have loads to tell you. Maybe its… Read More Gratitude Post – July 2017

My View, Product Review

7 reasons why my stationery junkie heart fell for Matrika’s journal | #ProductReview |

For the past few years, I have been on a journey of self-love and expressing myself. So writing has become a huge part of my life in form of my blog and writing journals. Being a stationery addict and a creative soul at heart, I started picking up diaries and journals, whenever they caught my… Read More 7 reasons why my stationery junkie heart fell for Matrika’s journal | #ProductReview |

BarAThon, Blog Challenge

Of Ice and Men – Branding women as Frigid or a Tease | #BarAThon |

Act 1 / Scene 1 ” This hot pink one is going to knock his socks off, guaranteed!” coaxed my shopping companion. “I don’t know… isn’t it like too see-through? I don’t want him to get the wrong idea. After all its my first date after the breakup and I know I am not ready… Read More Of Ice and Men – Branding women as Frigid or a Tease | #BarAThon |

BarAThon, Blog Challenge

The Life of Pie – Single by choice | #BarAThon |

“You are so lucky, you can get up and take a holiday whenever you want or catch a movie at whim or just step out for coffee at a short notice – perks of being a single girl!!! You really don’t know how good you have it.” Nodding heads around the coffee table from other… Read More The Life of Pie – Single by choice | #BarAThon |

BarAThon, Blog Challenge

The Fault in our Stares |BarAThon|

THE FAULT IN OUR STARES There! Look at it! She has pierced her eyebrow. What on earth is wrong with these people? Nudge. Wink. Point with lifted eyebrows n tilt of head – object of our introspection – a midriff exposed on a thin young girl in the mall. He has a tattoo – did… Read More The Fault in our Stares |BarAThon|

Blog Challenge, TLC

#ThankfulThursday – My top five quirks that make me, Me!!!!

When I saw this prompt to express gratitude for five womanly quirks that I am thankful for, I grinned in sheer delight as this is so-me-kinda thing! So of course, I had to scribble out a few lines to satisfy the devil in me. So here goes folks, an uncut unabridged version of my fallacies,… Read More #ThankfulThursday – My top five quirks that make me, Me!!!!

Guestblog

| 15 things that you can relate with if you are a Stationery Freak | Guestblogging |

“Stationery Freak” what is that? – You may ask. Well, we address someone in that title when he/she is obsessed with stationery- colored paper, notebook, pencil-case, pencils, pens, cute little post sticks, funky stapler, paperclip, journals, highlighter, paper file, sign pen and the list goes on. How can you tell if you are a stationery… Read More | 15 things that you can relate with if you are a Stationery Freak | Guestblogging |

Blog Challenge, TLC

Envy: Not being in competition, makes you the competition!! | #MondayMusings |

“Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ” – Carrie Fisher I love this quote for it truly signifies not only what envy is but also how destructive it is! When we are covetous of someone’s success or something that they own; we forget to appreciate the hard work… Read More Envy: Not being in competition, makes you the competition!! | #MondayMusings |

Blog Challenge, TLC

| #ThankfulThursdays | Silent Gratitude |

 #ThankfulThursdays  The Latin word Gratus means thankful or pleasing and is generally attributed to be the source of the English word Gratitude. In our life there are many people and circumstances who/which can be credited for defining us. While growing up it’s our parents/ siblings/ educators who have taught us innumerable lessons, helped us patiently… Read More | #ThankfulThursdays | Silent Gratitude |

Fiction

#FridayFotoFiction: Of an era gone by…….

#FridayFotoFiction Blue spiked hairdo poked it warily with his cro-ray while the other kids watched from behind the safety shield, afraid that it might blow up. The lifeless pile of rags next to it stirred, making Bluey jump back, all his bravado vanishing. It coughed and sat up straight to reveal a weather-beaten wrinkled face… Read More #FridayFotoFiction: Of an era gone by…….

Blog Challenge, My View, Photorama

10 day “You” challenge: One photo

ONE PHOTO 2012  saw me heading off to Leh – a dream destination so far! I was all set to be charmed by the clouds, lakes, land formations and the people. But this picture is my favourite of that trip because I can’t for the life of me imagine how I managed to get on… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: One photo

Blog Challenge, My View

10 day “You” challenge: Two Songs

TWO SONGS Melodies hold the power to sway the mind heart to its tune and take one back to a day or moment or even remind of a person from way back in the past. I love listening to music and need the background sound in the house the whole day; I am addicted to the… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Two Songs

Blog Challenge, My View

10 day “You” challenge: Three movies

Three Movies I love watching movies and escaping into the make-believe world, even if for a few hours and hot buttered popcorn makes it all the better. I am going to put down three of my all time favourite movies; tough to do as I have a HUGE list of movies that I love to… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Three movies