A Cold, Foggy Morning

Today, I woke up to a world blanked out by fog. It has been foggy all week, but today an icy cold wind had come with it, just to stir things along. My husband loves such mornings, the fog and the wind aiding him in pretending that he is back in his beloved mountains. Personally,Continue reading “A Cold, Foggy Morning”

On Raves and Rants

Whenever I open a newspaper, I dive straight into the Editorial and Op-Ed pages. Even as a young girl, I often dreamed about major newspapers printing my opinion on assorted matters and conveying them to people all over the country. However, I soon figured that the path to the Editor’s chair was probably paved withContinue reading “On Raves and Rants”

100 Follows!

A heartfelt thanks to all of you for love and support. I started this blog a few years back but never really got around to regular posts. Now thanks to the lockdown-induced work from home situation, I finally got around to posting at twice a week. And all the likes and follows have really chargedContinue reading “100 Follows!”

How To Pass Time

Accha timepass hai, paisa toh jo hai so hai. (Hindi) A neighbour “It’s a good time-pass, whatever little the money,” a neighbour commented when I told them what I do for a living. She was relaxing on a bench just outside our tower, taking in the crisp, morning air. I had paused at the benchContinue reading “How To Pass Time”

Goodbye, love!

I loved, He lied. He cheated, I cried. I confronted, He denied. Still unfaithful, I spied. I trapped him, In disguise. I poisoned, He died. An accident, I lied. Experimented with this new style of poetry. I’m not sure what exactly it is called, may be a micro poem, but it was great fun penningContinue reading “Goodbye, love!”

Writing Resources

List of publications, contests etc that accept submissions. Focus is primarily Indian/Asian Blogs Cha Journal – Hong Kong-based Asian Literary Journal – Can submit reviews of listed books, or submit own book for review Contests/Submissions Inkfeathers.com Laughter anthology No submission fee If selected, publishing fee of Rs1000/-; Theme – funny anecdotes Deadline – 30th SeptemberContinue reading “Writing Resources”

My Writing Calendar

What with the work from home situation, getting a Kindle Unlimited subscription, and discovering new shows on Amazon Prime, I’ve been quite irregular in my writing. As a sort of motivational measure, I’ve decided to start a writing calendar. Nothing fancy. Just a table with notes-to-self and deadlines to sort out things I’m planning (allContinue reading “My Writing Calendar”