The precious selfie with my hero :-)

“How to take a selfie?” was his first question after we made him switch his old Nokia phone for a smartphone. Part amused and part impressed (he knew the word!); we showed him the basic camera settings and requested him to explore more on his own. Soon enough his Whatsapp dp (courtesy my brother) had …

Should a wedding anniversary be celebrated only till your spouse is with you?

27th April is my parents’ wedding anniversary. A day I grew up watching them enjoy and celebrate every year with much love and affection. It was a cherished annual ritual for my mother to buy new sarees or jewellery for this special occasion. Dad gorged sumptuously on the specially-curated menu and basked in all the attention …

Khaate peete ghar ki ladki :-)

The three people disapproved my presence for different reasons and at varied degree, generously making it crystal clear for me. The man, with his flaring nostrils and intimidating eyes emitting invisible death rays, was furious but controlled, acknowledging the decency of the place. The woman, hopeful but resigned to the fate of my choice, empathized …

The Party #FridayFotoFiction

The Party #FridayFotoFiction

“You know I don’t like this ‘Work hard, Party harder’ lifestyle.” he had carped under his breath. She had heard it anyway. “You cannot tell me what to do. I haven’t asked you how to conduct my life. We aren’t having this conversation again, ever!” she had blasted at him and banged the door hard …