6 posts from month 10/2016

Zero…..he became

You are nothing but a zero shouted his father at him throwing his progress report on the floor making him squirm in shame You are nothing but a zero fumed the father through clenched teeth when he fumbled and ...

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With or without you

"With or without you"- this gem of a song by the rock band U2, has been a favourite of mine since the growing up years. Now, it is almost the theme song for my married life. The hubby and I regularly belt out this ...

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Say yes….

Say yes... To those evenings playing and laughing at your children's behest because they will soon grow up and flow the nest To an idyllic day just smelling the roses because the door to those could be the one that ...

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मिटटी, मेरे हर घर की

मेरे इस नये घर की बगिया धीरे-धीरे अपने अन्दर समेट रही है मेरे हर पीछे छूटे हुए घर ...

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Shraadh – performed with full faith. By a daughter. For her mother.

I believe in God; as in, a supreme presence existing in the universe around us. I do pray sometimes, it makes me feel calm and fills me with hope. But I am certainly not one for doggedly following rituals. I don't ...

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A sticky business…and we are sticking to it

We are now four months into our sojourn in this monkey-infested small cantonment. With time, we have learnt the tricks of the trade and the long tailed primates don't intimidate us anymore. Armed with a stick, I go for ...

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