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
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!
I sometimes feel like I'm a sponge. I love absorbing every bit of knowledge or words of advice or wisdom from everywhere I can. Of course, the only caveat is that I need to feel that those words will help me in my personal growth or enhance my life in a certain way. So, when … Continue reading The Power Of Uplifting Mobile Apps (Nothing Technical, I Promise!) #LifeHacks #SelfHelp #HelpfulResources
(I'd written this on Facebook a few days back. But felt like I wanted to share this here as it is one of the instances that shows the depth of the relationship I have with books.) One of those days when you once again feel like talking about books even if nobody wants to listen. … Continue reading Days When Books Save You
(Image Source: Amazon) A few nights back, before going to bed, I was reading this story called Dimensions by Alice Munro from her collection of short stories called Too much Happiness. Like most of her stories, this too starts out in a simple way. A page out of an ordinary life. Then we get glimpses that … Continue reading When A Short Story Keeps You Awake At Night #AliceMunro #BookLoving
(Photo Credit: Anurag Bakhshi) 'Why is everyone laughing at our scarecrow, mama?' Seven-year-old Rick's eyes filled with tears. 'Why do all scarecrows HAVE to wear men's clothes? Just like all the boys HAVE to wear shirts and pants...' Kyra bent down to the level of her son. 'Baby, people laugh at what they don't understand. … Continue reading It’s A Matter Of Choice
Photo Prompt: C.E. Ayr The house looked like a broken tooth that marred the beauty on the pretty face of our dolled-up neighbourhood. The grand villas, the posh apartment complexes, the manicured lawns, the swanky super markets, everything spoke of wealth and progress. That dilapidated house, with its broken doors, mossy walls, and a solitary … Continue reading Decay