#TeaserTuesday 1: The Spy-Paulo Coelho

#Teaser Tuesday 1 I'm currently reading two books, both of completely different genres. Paulo Coelho's, The Spy has me pretty much intrigued, as it is the legendary Mata Hari's story told in her own words. The Unsuitable Boy by Karan Johar, I will leave for yonder. Yes, I turned this gossip into secrets", because I [...]

#ClickAndBlogAStory: I Love You Without Knowing How, Or When…

#Clickandblogastory: #week 6 : love To me, Pablo Neruda's Sonnet 17 is one such piece of extraordinary writing that defines love in a unique, wholesome, unabashed style. It flows with ease, setting the pace for words that render the reader's heart aflame and thirsting for more. That to me is love. Distinct, simple, unique and not clicheˆd or over [...]

#FridayFotoFiction: Valuable?

#fridayfotofcition: #week 11 Valuable?     Grandpa gifted the typewriter to her on her 40th. He was an acclaimed author of 11 books. On plants and diseases, on the Green Revolution that had taken the country by storm in the early 60s. He had stayed awake many moons, painstakingly typing all the research and work. [...]

#ThankfulThursday: What I am Thankful For Not Having

There's so much to be thankful for each day, and to start my day with gratitude, a smile on my face, and a spring on my feet is the sure shot winning mantra to a happy, positive, rewarding day. Like most people, I'm blessed to have so much. If I were to start counting my [...]

Wordy Wednesday #1- Feb 2017 #BARWoWe : Love’s Epiphany

  This Week: Word Prompts Educate Ethereal Epiphany Extraordinary Basic guidelines: Use the prompt in your posts. Write a minimum of 100 words on the prompt. Visit others. That’s it 🙂 It was the first day of February, The month that portended love. The month when many hearts came together as one, and many were [...]

#ClickAndBlogAStory: Put the Stress to Rest

#ClickAndBlogastory #week 5 #stress   Put the stress to rest I have been the kind of person who gets stressed in some situations and at the same time be calm as a cucumber around the most challenging ones. Over the years I have realised that getting stressed does not solve the problem. It just makes [...]

#FridayFotoFiction : Unrequited

#FRIDAYfotofiction #week 10 UNREQUITED       The mist rolling tea gardens always transported Arpita to another world. A world, where there were no worries, just gaiety, playful abandon, enveloped in the love of Ma-Baba, Aboni Kaka and Junmoi Didi who managed the sprawling estate home with perfection. The gardens were a family heirloom, nurtured over decades. [...]

Serendipitous Love: #BlogChatter #FridayReflections

This a serendipitous story. Probably one that fairy tales are made of. Once bitten, I was twice shy. In marriage and in love yes. This time my parents were being extra wary, and not treading into this territory after being part of my last debacle. They had left it to me to make my choices. I [...]

Wordy Wednesday# 4 – Tattered

  this week's picture prompt Wordy Wednesday 4 #barwowe Basic guidelines: Use the prompt in your posts. Write a minimum of 100 words on the prompt. Tattered   Jude lived in a well turned out home with his beautiful family of four. Life had been good to him. He had worked his way to provide [...]

Ambrosia : Amrita

On a warm, sunny Monday morning, a bunch of writers came together to discuss writing styles and be taught pointers on good and effective writing from published authors and also participate in an interesting writing prompt. The Write & Beyond group run by the lovely Kiran Chaturvedi is doing a fantastic job of mentoring upcoming [...]