#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 [...]

What’s Love Got To Do With It? #ThankfulThursdays

whats love got to do with it? It’s yet again that incredible time of the year when people don’t mind thriving on love and fresh air. It’s that time of the year when Archies and Hallmark greeting cards, flowers, and all things romantic are making their way into the stores, and people's hearts. Florists, gift [...]

#BookSlutThursday: Week 3: I Love it!!!

#Bookslutthursday: week #3 "THERE IS MORE TREASURE IN BOOKS THAN ALL THE PIRATE'S LOOT ON TREASURE ISLAND." - WALT DISNEY I'm reading all the above including a Kindle copy of Karan Johar's Unsuitable Boy. I'm glad I have started the year on a "reading" note. Yes, I used to be a voracious reader, but the [...]

Wordy Wednesday #2 #BARWoWe: Magic?

Magic? I was fast asleep on my living room couch when I was jolted out of my slumber and lucid dreams at 2 am last night. The phone was ringing incessantly. I have no clue for how long it had been ringing as I was happily lulling in La-La land, mingling with the unicorns, fairies, elves [...]