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R is for Rasmalai #BlogchatterA2Z

They say there’s no sincerer love than the love of food. I would like to add that there’s no better way to demonstrate your love for someone than serving them their favourite food. Food is the fastest way to reach someone’s heart, and stay there. Rasmalai, with all its sweetness and glory, has achieved that… Read More R is for Rasmalai #BlogchatterA2Z

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Letter from a decade-old Mom

Dear A Jr, I passed on few of my priced possessions from college, a stash of my vocabulary reference books, to you before I sat down to write this. You celebrated your tenth birthday last week and as your mom I personally feel a sense of fulfilment in the knowledge that you’re reading what I… Read More Letter from a decade-old Mom

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The hero with no cape #WriteBravely

“A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.”  Suraj drearily read the Whatsapp forward his sister sent him. He abhorred checking messages, much less when they weren’t urgent or important. Right now though, he didn’t have the energy to deal with her I-atleast-remembered-you saga. He… Read More The hero with no cape #WriteBravely

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

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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… Read More Khaate peete ghar ki ladki 🙂

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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… Read More The Party #FridayFotoFiction