Journeys of Life: #WanderlustWednesday

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  Writing fuels my passion for life. So does travelling, that fills me with much ardour and love for this beautiful life. It makes my journeys of life exciting and replete with adventure. It is with this purpose I chose to start this series of blog posts every Wednesday, called Wanderlust Wednesday. Today’s post is a contemplative …

#MondayMusings: The Big C

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I have procrastinated writing about the Big C for way too long.  The big C that eats into the human body, soul and mind, slowly rendering the person physically and emotionally handicapped. My intention was not to brush it under the carpet. I was just kind of clueless on what to say and what would …

Rendezvous: #FridayFictioneers

      10:22 A.M.: Aamir sits at the wheel; brash and oozing confidence. Though in his late twenties, he sports a salt and pepper stubble. His crooked nose stands out amidst his Greek-God like jaw line. 

A Getaway to Creative Wonderland: #WanderlustWednesday

  It’s a cloudy Sunday morning. But the sun, though hiding behind the rain pregnant clouds, steals in a shower of golden glow upon me- or is it a creative glow?  I’m blissfully unaware of the fact that this will be an eventful day; packed in a mean, scintillating punch.  

Of Movies and National Anthem

Last Saturday we went out on a cosy family date to the cinemas. Spider-Man: Homecoming released just a day before and we had already read and heard rave reviews. It had been a while since we had done a movie together as a family. The 9-year-old, doesn’t enjoy movies too much, especially in the theatres. The 19-year-old is …

The Call of the Wind: #BarAThon

2006, Metro Manila, The Philippines   Typhoon Milenyo has struck the Philippines, bringing with it strong winds and rains. We recently relocated to Manila, and have never in the past witnessed the fury of a typhoon that lashes out with such vengeance. The call of the wind, that packs an average speed of 185 kilometres per hour, has …

#ThursdayTreeLove 15: Towering Treasures

        These palms are ancient, and as beautiful as can be. They are lined across the drive-way of the Vice-Chancellor’s abode in Pantnagar University. When the sun sets across the horizon, they seem to gleefully spread their stunning fronds and bid it a joyous adieu; till they meet again next morning. A …

Suns and Lovers: #BarAThon

The sun is setting in the far west; a massive, orange ball of wonder. The azure sky is transformed into a purplish hue, as the opal sunset paints the horizon into a magical marvel. The two lovers, oblivious to this spectacle, lie by the seaside; their bodies entwined in a passionate embrace. They have been there since …

Lord of Files: #BarAThon

  Yogesh is diligently typing on his desktop computer. He has to submit a proposal by 2 P.M. to his boss Dr. C. Singh. It is a proposal for the communication campaign on sterilisation. It’s already ten past one, and he isn’t even half way done. He has decided to skip his lunch, his favourite part …

War and Pieces: #BarAThon

Mrs. Pammi Chopra is our buxom, next door neighbour, with an extremely foul mouth. She, along with her meek husband, Mr. Chopra who has a tiny frame that surprisingly dons a handle bar moustache, their two over boisterous kids; live in the apartment across ours. Mrs. Chopra’s favourite hobby it seems, is to pick up arguments …