It is always Mom v/s Kids

My theme is seven and the series is seven situations unique to a mother of two The fourth situation is whatever the situation it’s always Mom v/s Kids! Imagine your children are fighting tooth and nail as if the whole world’s survival depends on it, you walk in and try to resolve the issue, thereby […]

You acquire new skills like being a detective and selective listening

My theme is seven and the series is seven situations unique to a mother of two The third situation is where you acquire new skills like being a detective! Yup! If you are a mom of two, you are a part detective. Once the kids grow old enough and learn the art of offering selective […]

Xenial – A hospitable stranger

There was a heat wave across the country. It was sweltering everywhere and the only safe haven was air conditioned offices and stores. Veena was standing on the road, waiting to cross. It was lunch time and she had to go to a close by eatery to buy her lunch. As she waited for the […]

Upset over not having your way

Annika was upset. She was always upset when she had to return. She always cried and threw a tantrum in a futile attempt to postpone her return. She was getting her way this time and she was going to put up a great act, Annika thought determined. She sat in a huff at the end […]

Lucky to be Alive

As her eyes adjusted to the surroundings and she looked around. She saw a woman in white looking intently at her ‘Can you hear me,’ she asked. Sudha nodded in affirmative. ‘You have been extremely lucky, Miss… she said’ Sudha looked at her dusty and blood soaked top Puzzled, she asked ‘what happened?’ I was […]

Kindness

It was like any other day in the city market In the sea of people, I was another jostling my way Just then, there was an uncanny feeling The steps around were quicker and shops pulling their shutter A shopkeeper informed me that riots had broken out Hurry home quickly, he said with a quiver […]

Intrigued – A story of love

He was roaming around listlessly, Waiting for the night to set in Just as the last rays on sun vanished and the night set in There was a flick and she came into sight She was caged, but there was a glow around her As he went closer he could feel her warmth She seemed […]

Bewitched and Bewildered

Ever since she lay her eyes on it, she couldn’t stay away from it Blank at one moment and alive with colours the next, it was the best magic that she had ever seen. The glitzy colourful images danced in front of her and she was bewitched She was in love with it and yearned […]