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Mundane, but that’s Life 🙆‍♀️

Where does one gowhen one loses the only ‘go to’ they have? In a shocking and upsetting development,I lost my will to read yesterday. Too overwhelmed by words, Inundated by […]

Of Music & Life🎹🎶

This morning I was listening to an audio book ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama. Not only is the book absorbing, but her narration is spell- binding too. In one of her […]

⚖️Striking the Balance⚖️

We learn everyday. We learn from nearly everyone and everything around us. We are not the same person as we were yesterday. We won’t be the same as we are […]

😌Solace😌

An unmarried friend of mine used to extol the virtues of spinsterhood all the time, saying that she would never miss something she hadn’t experienced when told that she would […]

✨Purpose✨

For as long as I can remember, I have been an atheist. I have no particular grouse with God. Life has been largely good and comfortable for me. It is […]

🤔The Query🤔

Years ago, as a child, I remember being herded into a Saint’s presence along with my mother, siblings and scores of strangers vying for the hallowed vision. I recall my […]

✝️Crosses we bear✝️

Many of you might remember the old NCERT textbooks which had one page right at the beginning sharing the Talisman propounded by Mahatma Gandhi. At the time, I didn’t completely […]

📣Learn to Listen📣

The incident, I am about to narrate, goes back to the year 2009 or 2010, I was teaching at a residential school then. We had an English department full of […]

🙏Making Amends🙏

What is the gravest loss a person can incur? Someone frivolous would say- Money, someone with greater depth and realisation about how life runs would say – passing away or […]

Plan with a Capital ‘S’

Where do you plan to go this vacation? How are you bringing in the new year/ your birthday / your anniversary? What do you plan to do in future? Are […]

It’s just like driving!

What happens when we first learn to drive a car or ride a bike? After the initial apprehensions, a sort of over confidence sets in and combined with the zest […]

👑The Indomitable Spirit👑

“Look, look, Guttu! Look at the color of her hair”, Mishti, my six year old niece couldn’t hold back her excitement when she saw an old lady with hair as […]

🔗Caged🔗

A cold winter morning.. The Sun peeking through the mist, trying to bring some warmth to the wet & moist earth along with my jittering limbs & the deepest cockles […]

💫Through the Looking Glass💫

A seagull was flying over a beach, when it saw a mouse. It flew down and asked the mouse: “Where are your wings?” Each animal speaks its own language, and […]

👼The Way I Am👸

“There will come a day when you will realise what you actually want. Your search will end, it will reach its culmination and that would be the day you probably […]

☕Recipe for Respite🍴

It was my first job, teaching at my mother’s school. There was a cultural function just round the corner and while making a model for the exhibition or a prop […]

👸Lost my Tiara👸

I saw an animated episode of the famous Motu Patlu today. These characters were quite famous when we were kids and there was a series of comics of the same […]