Friendship, Non-fiction, People, Quotes, Relationships, Sharing views, Such is life, Thinking hat, Thoughts and musings

Why do we need a forever?

Two and a half decades ago I shook hands with a friend and declared that we were best friends. Teenagers then, the whole idea was to claim exclusivity over each other’s time, gossip and have a ready shoulder to cry on. The term BFF or Best Friends Forever wasn’t coined till then (if it was,… Read More Why do we need a forever?

Fiction, Relationships

The Blue Roof #WoWe

Nilesh cuddled with his grandfather and looked out the tiny window of the attic. His recent fixation, the mountain peak, looked distant from their blue roofed home. He listened with rapt attention as the septuagenarian shared anecdotes of hitchhiking there as a kid on his father’s shoulders. The pride of the countless trips that followed… Read More The Blue Roof #WoWe

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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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L is for Laccha Paratha #BlogchatterA2Z

“I’m going for it. I have no interest in being obese, I’m just through with the guilt.” said Julia Roberts in the wonderful movie Eat Pray Love based on Elizabeth Gilbert’s book by the same name. This new form of diet rebellion pleased the foodie in me no end. I marked by allegiance to it… Read More L is for Laccha Paratha #BlogchatterA2Z

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J is for Jalebi #BlogchatterA2Z

The deftness of his hands, the precision of his movements, the perfect shapes and the impeccable lining up put me in a near-meditative state. However, I was quickly shaken to reality by the stark contrast of my surroundings. The sweltering heat of the stove, the visible patches of sweat under his armpit and the restless… Read More J is for Jalebi #BlogchatterA2Z