Grandma’s Coconut Laddus #FFFAW #FlashFiction

(This week's photo prompt is provided by¬†artycaptures.wordpress.com. Thank you artycaptures!) The smell of neem soap pervaded the dark room. Long ago, when I returned from school, grandma, fresh from her bath would smell of neem soap, while she served me lunch. However, that freshness was missing from the smell in this room of crumpled bed … Continue reading Grandma’s Coconut Laddus #FFFAW #FlashFiction

Travel Diaries: Breathing In Leh For The First Time And Being Wise And Otherwise

The plane's landing at the Leh airport was an event in itself. You have the mighty snow-capped mountains that surround a lake brimming with turquoise water (sadly, my seat was on the other side), you have tufts of clouds playing hide and seek with the mountains, and then you look at the clear blue sky, … Continue reading Travel Diaries: Breathing In Leh For The First Time And Being Wise And Otherwise