Prajakta – The lonely tree

It is pretty lonely nowadays. My friends are long gone in the name of ‘development’ There are a few new neighbors but they all seem so ‘posh’ and ‘pretty’ just like the many people who wiz past me. Always hurrying to work, dropping kids, going somewhere in their big smoke-spewing things called ‘cars’! My neighbors […]

The protective umbrella #Wowe

A strange sight met those rushing past the government school on the fringes of the big city. Just outside the school gates was a new highway. To the left of the school gate, were big umbrellas lining the road. The umbrellas were fixed to bamboo stands and went till the edge of the highway, where […]

Life comes a full circle for Rohit as he helps his village

When Life comes a Full Circle

Rohit was a first generation expat from his family. He went to USA for pursuing his Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and then settled there. Rohit had everything that a typical well-settled expat Indian is expected to have – a green card, a home, a family and a job profile that anybody would be envious […]

The Cradle

Curious of all the commotion in the neighboring room, a heavily pregnant Pooja went in to have a look She saw numerous beautiful wooden toys, silverware and an exquisite handcrafted cradle! That’s the cradle of Amey’s grandfather! Amey himself and now Amey’s child will play in this cradle, her MIL beamed. Pooja was stunned looking […]

#FreelancerFriday Being an author the self-published way- Interview with Preethi Venugopala

Today on Freelancer Friday we have with us, Preethi Venugopala who is an established author and talk with her about her journey from being a civil engineer to a self-published author. So, without further ado, lets dive in- Tell us a bit about yourself, your background? First of all, thank you, Neha, for having me […]