There are just too many of us out there. Most of us reside at the bottom of the blogging barrel, trying to scrape a recommend or two, from the leftovers. Readers satiate their appetites repeatedly with a chosen few topics and bloggers, leaving no room for more. So why write when nobody is reading? Why … Continue reading Why Bother To Blog When Nobody Is Reading ?
The seven sacred circles around the fire made them one. A solemn vow that was never ever meant to be undone. The children, the house, were her only life. She was the epitome of the perfect wife. Living in his shadow, is what she chose. Up and up, the professional ladder he soon rose. After … Continue reading SEVEN CIRCLES
The strange thing was he had crossed my mind quite a few times this week. Perhaps because I had heard he was based somewhere in USA. He had come up for discussion at a school reunion once. That’s about it. It was like he had never existed. The only proof of his existence was the … Continue reading An Unlikely Hero
This is the truth, not an attention seeking title. A 23 hour flight from Mumbai to Miami. The eager anticipation of celebrating our anniversary on the largest cruise ship in the world. Two days later, we drove down to Fort Lauderdale and boarded the ship to celebrate 25 years of togetherness. One photograph and 10 … Continue reading Why My 25th Anniversary Lasted 25 Minutes and What It Taught Me
Searching for soul on the streets Eccentric. Fascinating. Proud. People are purest when they are comfortable in their own skin, oblivious to observers. Cast aside the jaundiced eye of judgment and revel in the fascinating individuality of the world around us. Find the time to stand and stare. The lone horseback rider in a city congested … Continue reading Time To Stand And Stare
Then there are those questions unanswered since times immemorial. Would knowing the answers change mankind for better or for worse? Does the unknown alter people’s behaviour, positively or negatively? If these eternal questions were to be answered, without an iota of doubt, would it change the way you or I choose to live? Do we … Continue reading God Knows
They tied her to the stake. Chanting, Man Hater. Man Hater. Man Hater. She searched for him, the one she loved, the father of her children. His shoulders slumped, his eyes red with weeping, there he stood, alone, in the angry mob. The lecherous fire circled her, the heat of its breath, tickling her feet. … Continue reading The Burning of the Bra-Burner