The Perfect Gentleman #InternationalMensDay

As she walked into the party, a hush came down. She was looking stunning as usual. Sania Mehrotra was the star of today’s event. A young talented beautiful woman who had become the youngest VP in the company. She was to relocate to Singapore next month with her family to join the corporate office and […]

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 […]

Karva-chauth a story of faith

Karva Chauth, a story of faith – #writebravely

She got up before sunrise and went  to meet her mom-in-law, Hesitantly, her mom-in-law gave her the Sargi. She had been fasting the whole day, like she did every year, but this year was different While she went about her daily routine, her ears were glued to the radio set in the kitchen. Every ring […]

The pianist #FridayFotoFiction

“Khwaab ho tum ya…” wafted through the air and reached his ears, as he sat down to read his morning newspaper. He stopped peering over the newspaper with a magnifying glass and started humming the music as his fingers involuntarily played an imaginary piano in the air. Eyes closed, a smile lingering on his lips, […]

Earth’s Deficit – #Tiniature

We recently crossed the Earth Overshoot Day, meaning that humans are pushing the planet to its ecological limit at an accelerated pace. We are consuming more of Earth’s resources than it can produce. My #Tiniature about this and what will happen if we continue to act rogue. Have you given this a thought? Maybe other species […]

Bride #FridayFotoFiction

It was a new day but with some old beginnings As she peered out the window she noted that the garden needed tending. She examined her looks in the mirror and pushed a stray hair away. The lace dress was Jack’s favorite. He had picked it up himself and she still remembered the way he […]