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Breaking Bad: #WriteBravely #WriteTribeProblogger #MondayMusings

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“I’m going out with my friends this evening for the Jazz festival”, Mayra announced, nonchalantly. “But, Myra the doctors have asked you to rest it out for a while, before you can actually start going out. Else you’ll fall sick again and have to miss school.” “The doctors always over-dramatise the sickness and you believe …

The Unannounced Guest: #WriteTribeProblogger #WriteBravely #FridayFictioneers

“We found him on the porch. It’s broken a wing,” said the DH, almost thrusting a Mynah on my face. The nine-year-old piped in, “Mamma, isn’t he handsome as hell? Can we keep him, pleaseeeee.” “I’d love to darling, but you know Gran is Orinthophobic, don’t you!” “Orintho…what?” “She has a fear of birds.” “But …

Terminal? : #WriteBravely #WriteTribeProBlogger #MondayMusings

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“She has a terminal illness which is in the last stages.” The earth shattering news was broken to us with much aplomb by our family doctor. At that very moment I felt as though shards of glasses had pierced through my tough exterior, bruising me beyond repair. I badly wanted to rewind back to the …

A Night of Nostalgic Nebula: #WriteTribeProblogger #WriteBravely #FridayFictioneers

  Saturday, 5:46 A.M.: I haven’t slept a wink. The receding moon is gaping at me blankly. Well, it was a decadent night of drinking and dancing, on the River Mandovi.     A night that also brought back memories from the yesteryears: of Rahul and I. When we had chatted on the same deck; …

Pattern: Shhh…Don’t Tell Anybody:#Blogadda-WOW #WriteBravely #WriteTribeProBlogger

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Fourth time in a row!!   “I have struggled with the same issue for the last six years,” she said to me with much angst in her voice. “Just when I think everything is going well and life’s looking up for me, I’m given the same set of challenges. Challenges that I thought I had …

Life is a box of…: #WOW #Blogadda #MondayMusing

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This post was written for Blogadda’s weekend prompt “Life is a box of…” This happens to be my second WOW (winning) post two weeks in a row.     Life is a box….. of Puppies. Yes, a box of cuddly, cute, lovable puppies, that you want to keep holding in both your arms, as they …

#TeaserTuesday: Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul

    “Don’t grieve, the old woman had quoted from Rumi. Anything you love comes round in another form.  Well, Sunny thought, I’m good with that. As long as it doesn’t come around as a shitload of fog.”     It’s kind of uncanny I picked up the sequel. But the cover and the title …

#FridayFotoFiction : Past Present

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

#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. …