#FridayFotoFiction: Freedom

#Fridayfotofiction: #week 9 freedom The unabated snow wasn’t making it any easier. We had migrated to a warmer climate.  Here the woods were dark and dense. A thicket of flora covered the forest. The sun barely pierced it’s way through. But it felt safer and cosier. We thought we were sorted for this winter. Little did [...]

Of Egg Benedicts & Cappuccino Mornings

It's a cold cold Friday morning. The air outside is fogged out partially. But good enough to see the silhouettes of the trees and the sprawling locality facing the dining area window. I peer out of the misty window pane. Yesss! It's Friday again. Another weekend. And I have a breakfast date with my 18-year-old daughter-friend.  [...]

7 Things About Nature that Makes You Thankful #ThankfulThursdays

Post Alert: Slightly longish post. My love for nature had me pouring out to my heart's content. But I do promise, that you will not regret reading this piece.   I pen these words sitting in the luxurious lap of nature. We are blessed to be living in a condominium which has sprawling lush lawns [...]

10 Day “You” Challenge: One Picture of Yourself

#ALLABOUTME #BLOGCHALLENGE #10DAYYOUCHALLENGE The final day of the Challenge. This picture aptly describes me. My lust for adventure, my quest for happiness and living each moment to the hilt. This adventure is just the tip of the iceberg. There are many more that will follow.     Mayuri http://sirimiri.in This has been such a fun write-thon. Thanks to [...]

Wordy Wednesday # 3 – Early Riser

This Week: Sentence Prompts Call it what you will, incentives are what get people to work harder. – Nikita Khrushchev Cultivate the habit of early rising. It is unwise to keep the head long on a level with the feet. – Henry David Thoreau Basic guidelines: Use the prompt in your posts. Write a minimum [...]

10 Day “You” Challenge: Two Songs

#ALLABOUTME #BLOGCHALLENGE #10DAYYOUCHALLENGE 2 SONGS Another of the tough task to list just two favourite songs, but then a challenge is a challenge so here I go. Will do justice to both English and Hindi music. Sometimes When We Touch by Dan Hill. This was one of the earlier songs dedicated to me by the [...]

#FridayFotoFiction: #Week8 -“Barren”

#FridayFotoFiction: #Week8 BARREN A vacuous air of silence had enveloped Deerwood drive. The benches were lying barren. Not a bird in sight, let alone people. A disaster had befallen upon this lovely clearing. A bunch of cold hearted miscreants had ruthlessly massacred the visitors of this park-octogenarians, children, lovers, joggers, dogs and their walkers and [...]

10 Day “You” Challenge: 3 Films

  #ALLABOUTME #BLOGCHALLENGE #10DAYYOUCHALLENGE 3 Films This is surely another big challenge to just name 3 favourite films, as the list again is endless. Tough call, but I'll try to do justices to it. Music & Lyrics: Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore sure did a brilliant job of transporting us into the world of love, [...]

10 Day “You” Challenge: 4 Books

#ALLABOUTME #BLOGCHALLENGE #10DAYYOUCHALLENGE 4 BOOKS The Prophet-Khalil Gibran. This has been my bedside bible for years and years now. I can keep re-visiting this awe-inspiring piece of writing over and over again and learn so much each time. The lessons are a reminder of each aspect of life, be it marriage, love, children, pain, friendship, [...]

Wordy Wednesday # 2 : Back To Basics

This week: phrase prompt Badge of Honour Back to Basics Between a rock and a hard place Born with a silver spoon Use the prompt in your posts. Write a minimum of 100 words on the prompt. She clinked her champagne glass against his and looked at him seductively through her kohl rimmed, smokey eyes. [...]