“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”" ~ Fred Rogers I've known Damyanti for a couple of years through the Facebook page of Wrimo India. Since then, we've been in … Continue reading Lets Help Empower Women By Donating To The Project Why Sewing Circle
Firstly, I'd like to thank the author Alisha Kirpalani for kindly offering me a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. Out With Lanterns is the story of a middle aged woman and aspiring writer, Karin Mehra, and her friendship with a famous author, Aksh Soni. The story begins when their paths … Continue reading #BookReview: Out With Lanterns By Alisha Kirpalani
I've been away from my blog for over quite a while now and this time it was with a valid reason. I was traveling in Florence, Naples, and Rome for two weeks with my husband. I do wish to write the details about my travels. However, in order to not bore you, I want to … Continue reading How A Woman Saved Florence #TravelStories #Italy2018
Dear Readers, I don't think I tell you enough how grateful I am to have you as my readers. It means more than I can ever express. And so, I wanted to share some really good news with you. Three of my pieces recently got selected in an anthology. 🙂 I'm really stoked at this … Continue reading Happy News~ Got Published In A Prestigious Anthology!
Women's Web gives a picture prompt every Friday and selects the 5 best stories (within 100 words) from there. This week my story was the second one they'd chosen for the same. (This was the picture prompt. Image Source: Women's Web) The story I wrote is given below: (Image Source: Women's Web) Though I do … Continue reading The Ballerina #PicturePrompt #WomensWeb
(PHOTO PROMPT © Nathan Sowers) ‘Papa, there’s a mirror lying nearby. Can I take it?’ Papa huffed and puffed while moving his writing table inside the cabin. He wiped the sweat from his eyes and stepped outside. I tried pulling his shirt’s sleeve, but my fist could only catch air. Dragging the chair in, he shut … Continue reading I’ll Watch Over You, Papa
It was a few days before Diwali in 2015. A friend had come over in the evening and while we were chatting with her, a soul piercing howl shattered our conversation. Two months ago, a stray dog in our locality had given birth to a litter of pups and it seemed that the cries came … Continue reading Lessons I Learnt From My Dog