Living on the Edge

It was one of those late Friday evenings when you are ready to embrace the weekend after work. I was hastening to the subway to catch a train home. In the subway I found a group of people who were putting in herculean efforts for a little attention from the rushing commuters. You must be… Continue reading Living on the Edge

Once upon a time I won the Kreative Blogger Award – Thanks to my dear Ela

The story behind this post goes back down into memory lane. About five months ago, my fellow blogger Andela nominated me for the Kreative Blogger award. I was delighted that I was nominated. I thanked Ela, (as I call Andela), and posted my gratitude on her blog. However there is a catch here! Being a… Continue reading Once upon a time I won the Kreative Blogger Award – Thanks to my dear Ela

The Day of Freedom Beckons

When the midnight clock struck 12, and the day of 15th August 1947 began,  ‘India awoke to life and freedom’. The whole country must have been awake that night to hear ‘India’s tryst with Destiny’ by its first Prime Minister, and also to witness the sunrise of freedom after more than hundred years of foreign… Continue reading The Day of Freedom Beckons

It’s never too late – Thanking Pooja for the One Lovely Blog Award

On 16th July 2012,  dear Pooja (owner of the awesome Parashar’s Tales) nominated my blog for the One Lovely Blog Award! Since my life has become busy like a bee (because of which I have not been able to blog lately),  I was unable to post this beautiful felicitation on my blog. I realize that… Continue reading It’s never too late – Thanking Pooja for the One Lovely Blog Award

Palace of Illusions

“And so was born out of fire, Draupadi, daughter of King Drupad, and the princess of Paanchal”, said my mother placing the last morsel of dal soaked roti in my mouth. This signified the conclusion of the Chaitraratha Adi Parva in the epic of Mahabharata. The dinner-time story telling ritual continued throughout my childhood, and… Continue reading Palace of Illusions

From Dawn to Dusk

It’s the beginning of April. Mercury is rising high, and the summer has started scorching us already. Along with the heat, my window brings in gallons of dust that coats the books on the bookshelf resting right below it. Even though I like my books placed near the window, I am tired of the everyday… Continue reading From Dawn to Dusk

The Tale of a Late Talker

Meet Ishaan – two years old, but taller for his age, smiles like fresh morning glory, is a cleanliness-freak, and loves to cuddle and roll over on the bed! He has a world of his own. When taken to a park, Ishaan is not excited about the swings or the merry-go-rounds. He would rather squat… Continue reading The Tale of a Late Talker