Month: February 2017

#MondayMusings: For The Love of Ink

Last Sunday I went and got inked. For the fourth time. :-)) This time it was kind of impromptu. Though the 18-year-old had been toying with the idea of us getting inked together for a while now, I had been putting it off each time. I believe you have to be in a certain frame …

#FridayFotoFiction: #Week14 : Past Present

  PAST PRESENT The luminous sky powdered with tufts of grey, candy-flossed clouds hover over the ancient mansion. The mansion and it’s picturesque surroundings are now a tourist spot, where visitors take idyllic boat rides and lovers serenade each other, amongst the verdant gardens. Some come to listen to the undying tale of love that came …

#BookSlutThursday: Week #5 – It’s Book ‘O Clock Folks!

#Bookslutthursday: week # 5     Yes, it’s Book ‘O Clock!” Another week of reading and letting those magically woven words sink in. I hope Shalini http://www.shalzmojo.in continues this prompt in the coming weeks too, as it’s gotten kind of addictive. Shalzy you listening? :-))) So I was at this little non-descript bookstore the other day. It …

#ClickAndBlogAStory: Not Without Envy

 Envy is a word that conjures up images of extreme insecurity and partial jealousy to some extent. But in a more toxic way. Jealousy to me is subtle, short-lived and mostly frivolous but envy is strong, full of negative emotions that can induce one with a sense of resentment towards others accomplishments or goodness. The cruel …

#MondayMommyMoments: 5 Lessons I Learnt as a Mother

Motherhood is an experience that is difficult to describe but has to be felt to be understood completely. Only a mother knows what it is to bring up a child, and to go through the motions of carrying her baby in her womb for 9 months, to give birth, to experience postpartum blues, to be …

#FridayFotoFiction #13: Heir

  #Fridayfotofiction: week #13 – heir HIER The peals of laughter echo through the baronial walls, the fragrance of roasted Littis wafts from the courtyard, Maa serves Baba and Dadi supper; her pallu securely draped over her head, Veeru and I lie on the straw, gazing at the billion stars; all these flashes of memories …

#BookSlutThursday: Week #4: And it Gets Better & Better

#bookslutthursday: week # 4   A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, The man who never reads lives only one.”  – George R R Martin Woaaah! #BookSlutThursday is back. Bolder, brighter and mightier, if I may say so. Thank you Shalzy http://www.shalzmojo.in for this engaging prompt. It’s prodding me to read faster and a lot more. …

My Vices are Nice: #ThankfulThursday

  5 vices I’m thankful for: #thankfulthursday   my vices are nice, Ahem! This is quite an out-of-the-box prompt. Who would think that vices could be nice too? And that we could be actually thankful fo them. Well, who else, but none other than the creative, spunky ladies at #ThankfulThursday. If I’m allowed to say so, …

That Love Affair With My Blog: #BlogLove @BlogChatter

  I’m taking on this baton of #BlogLove initiated byhttp://www.theblogchatter.com from http://www.sirimiri.in Mayuri My blog http://www.natashamusing.com and I started having this torrid affair about 2-1/2 months back, so the love is as fresh as a dew and feels freshly brewed. It is comforting like my first-morning mug of filter coffee that percolates into my heart, mind, and soul unfailingly; every …

#TeaserTuesday 2 : This is the Story of a Happy Marriage – Ann Patchett

#teasertuesday 2  Ann Patchett’s books were recommended by a writer friend, Kiran who runs a writing community called Write & Beyond. I had already heard of the author but never considered reading her works. Though Kiran had suggested I read Ann Patchett’s Commonwealth, but as I was browsing through my Kindle I found this title …