#UBC: One month of continuous blogging The first month of 2017 is standing at its end and I took this time out to just reflect on how my blog has done. My Blog!!! My chest swells with pride at these words, for I have really laboured to get it “up” right there. I started by… Read More #UBC: My blog in 31 days of first month of 2017
#BookSlutThursday My first posting for #bookslutthursday , a hashtag that I stumbled upon via my favourite book club admin Nidhi on Instagram Reading the #IngoChronicles by Helen Dunmore – a book I picked up in a bookstore Srinagar. Almost through and will probably pick remaining 3 of the series too Dark Days Club – This book was gifted by a friend… Read More #BookSlutThursday- Week1
#FridayFotoFiction She came to the city in 2015 and cut through this park on her way to work. She noticed him on the bench – feeding the birds or reading the newspaper or chatting with the snack-stand vendor. Come rain or shine, he would be perched on this bench; very much a part of the… Read More #FridayFotoFiction: Will she see him again ?
#ThankfulThursday Years ago, I was in the midst of a personal relationship that had become more misery than happiness. It was draining my self-esteem and depression had started to steep into my core. I was finding it easy to just let things be and bury myself in the depths of despair as fighting was too… Read More #ThankfulThursday : Being Human is a miracle in itself!
Journey of mine alone I thought I was traveling on a beaten old road which had seen many travellers, young and old But it was the journey of my life alone which only I could undertake on my own I thought I met a devil on the road of strife leading me astray through temptations But… Read More #ClickandBlogAStory: Journey of mine alone
Nine Loves Butterflies – those magnificent winged creatures with colours and patterns that tease the mind. How I love thee. I wish I was one – but I think my mind is …. like a butterfly I mean – constantly flitting from here to there – Which is why I have such a short attention span (… Read More 10 Day “You” Challenge: Nine Loves!!
Ten secrets……sssshhhh!!! Romance is his middle name and I am an absolute and utter pile of mush when it comes to SRK! Its my secret-most [not so secret now 😉 ] desire to sit in his lap and gaze into his gooey nutella eyes, run my hands through his hair and………Siggghhhhh!!! I would sell my soul… Read More 10 Day “You” Challenge: Ten secrets……sssshhhh!!!
Tempering When you arrive at conclusions just as I do after a fight So sure in your arguments, because you believe you are always right Know that words once spoken can’t go back They stay etched in a heart, broken by slack Aspire to find balance in your words n temper Anyway and every way,… Read More Tempering my nature
When I first watched this movie – Eat, Pray, Love – some 6 years back, I simply couldn’t relate to it and dismissed it. The book was even worse and I couldn’t get past 4-5 pages. So that was that. Cut to 2016, a lot of emotional upheavals later, I caught the tail end of this… Read More Eat, Pray, Love !!!
NEW HORIZONS I am linking this post with Dew and Zainab for their #ClickandBlogAStory prompt every week where we have to post a picture and describe it in 140 characters with the topc New Horizons. I look forward to hearing what my readers think of this post. This post has been linked up with the Ultimate… Read More New Horizons
#TBR First day of the year and its typical for book aficionados to sign up for a book reading challenge with any of the popular book blogs / clubs where they would affirm to read a particular number of books in one year as per the challenge ascribed by the book club – 24, 50,… Read More #TBR : To-Be-Read 2017
#NaBloPoMo Balance- Take on something that you avoid or hate The second card that I have pulled out of this deck today morning is about Balance which is all about – “Discipline is choosing between what you want NOW and what you want MOST” . It essentially was telling me to do something that I normally… Read More #NaBloPoMo: Day#3: Balance- Take on something that you avoid or hate
Diwali thy name declutter was my mantra for this year.I have had this feeling all year-long to make space in my life by clearing out not just material stuff but relationships, people and issues too. I started with making peace with what’s on my plate rather than asking for more or cribbing about what I… Read More My Diwali mantra 2016 is Declutter
Date Fate “You can’t give up now! Its been only a month Naina since you started to date,” Angie exclaimed while trying to snatch her phone to stop her from deleting her profile on the dating app. “I have had it with all these jerks and bigots with over idealistic talks who fall flat on… Read More #FridayFiction: To date or not to date is the question
Continuing from Naina and Tapan’s date #1 Naina’s phone buzzed the next day while she was at her salon. She checked it to see a sms from Tapan. Smiling, she began to respond. “I was wondering if I could interest you in an authentic bengali meal?” “I am clueless about this cuisine though would love… Read More #FridayFiction: I wont let you go hungry tonight, darling!
#FridayFiction “How about some of their famous lemon cake, you love it, right?” Pratyush continued, looking hopefully at Naina. “On one condition – you tell all about your date, as she had the same experience as me but you looked more upset than her. So what was all that about?” Naina bargained as she felt hopeful… Read More #FridayFiction: My fair lady!
#FridayFiction Naina entered the cafe in quick strides; a little out of breath she perused the tables. “There he is”, she thought spotting a well-dressed, bespectacled man with his nose buried in a book by the window seat. “He managed to bag it. Thank god,I had mentioned it to him while chatting”. She gave him a… Read More #FridayFiction: The Great Switcheroo – part 1
#FridayFiction “Not tonight Kushal. I have my periods”, Ananya moaned sleepily. He continued kissing her. “Please Kushal”, Ananya protested. But he didn’t take any heed and pressed on with his affections. Ananya lay still in hope, and it worked when Kushal pushed her away roughly. “You are my wife”, he growled. “And I want you right now.” “Kushal… Read More #FridayFiction: Its your wifely duty!!!
Yeh Kahan aa gaye hum, yun hi saath chalte chalte…… Last spring I went to Kashmir to stay with one of my dearest school friends. When she mentioned the Tulip Garden was in bloom, I couldn’t wait to head there. She did warn me not to get my hopes high as it had been raining… Read More Travel Diaries: Tulip Garden In Srinagar
God! I have been moaning and groaning; in fact I love to do so all the time. Its absolute catharsis for me to be a moaner. How far from the attitude of Gratitude is this, you may very well ask! Yes, I find it easier to complain than to be thankful for what I have in… Read More My superpower is Gratitude