Festive season does have a lovely ring to it – happy ring that breaks from the mundane, optimistic rhythm of a new dawn, lingering melody of a world all decked up. There maybe nothing phenomenally different, yet everything looks unique. Or maybe it’s us looking … Continue reading Festive ring
What's happening to books? Earlier, during long journeys, in airports or stations, you would find people reading books or at least magazines while waiting for their flights or trains. On long train journeys most people would be reading books, a popular novel maybe or a … Continue reading What’s happening to books?
And finally, she blooms, my red hibiscus. Struggling with heat and then endless struggles with woolly aphids, nursing my hibiscus plants back to health and making them bloom. I bought three hibiscus plants at the beginning of summer – red, pink and orangish yellow, from … Continue reading Blooming Hibiscus
The memories of lying on my back under a starlit sky, counting the stars, the magic of the shooting stars. The moonlit nights had a different appeal. There’s something about the moon that has fascinated me as a child, the changing shape, the patterns on the moon or rather the craters. I have always found the moon enigmatic and mysterious. Each star had a different story to tell, I thought. There’s so much secret hidden in the dark blue night sky. But alas, the bright lights of development eventually hid the night sky.
Life is all about making new homes. As we build our new home, we yearn for the homes we have left behind…
The other day, on my morning walk, I met my long-lost friendA white butterfly with a black dot on each wing, flitting from flower to flowerI stopped, looked at her and smiled. “Where have you been for so long?” I wonderedThe butterfly paused too for … Continue reading Butterfly, butterfly…
Once there was a pretty little princess who grew up in her little kingdom where everything seemed perfect. Though loved and pampered by her family and friends, little princess was not a lazy girl. She worked hard and planned a perfect future in which she … Continue reading The Princess & Her Tinder Tales!
Frog Prince or Prince Frog – Fairy tales inverted Didn’t we all love the story growing up – A princess magically transforms a frog into a prince with a kiss. As a girl I remember reading the fairy tale over and over, completely enamoured by … Continue reading Love Notes