Project self-transformation

The mirror showed it all. There was no way I could hide it. I wished someone sucked my eyes out of their sockets or, more kindly, sucked the bulging layers of fat out of my body. Cribbing about it anymore was old news and useless though. Wallowing in self-pity seemed comforting yet motivated by an …

Kids, Movies and an Anti-climax

The chirpy song plays on the big screen. The handsome and suave Shammi Kapoor sways in his signature non-choreographed dancing style on the melodious music. He’s wooing his onscreen darling Sharmila Tagore with one of the best songs of his career Tareef karu kya uski from the movie Kashmir Ki Kali. Discarding the seats the …

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 …

Navigating the Parenting Labyrinth #Guestpost by Pranitha

Hello friends! Owing to bad health and then shifting homes I’ve reluctantly been away from my blog for quite some time. Although the guestpost for this month has been delayed by three days I’m happy to have an old blogger friend here who I haven’t met but seem to have a deep connection with. She …

Is being a good listener always a virtue? #SuperBloggerChallenge2018

There are people who promise to be there for others, and then there are people who actually are. If you’re someone who makes your presence felt in someone’s life even before they say the word, you’re admittedly the best. It really doesn’t take a lot to be good to others. We all need a friend/partner/confidante …