Category: Musings

10 Best Ways to Live in This Moment

The recent few years have seen the dawn of a few realisations within me. Some came as rude shocks while some crept in slowly and steadily sinking in at a gradual pace. Death knocking down some close people much before their time, false criminal charges on a dear friend landing him into a whirlpool of…


Feet of my Dreams

I have never had dainty feet. There was never a pair of tiny shoes I have fit in ever since I exited primary school. A shoe size – 40 is not really a very slender sight, you see, especially for a lady. To top it, my feet are broader than the ones you see on…


The Circle of Fragrance

So, you’re here to check out what I’ve posted today. What you don’t know is that you are blessed to have come here to read this post. Because, I’m sending out good energy to one and all who are connected, detached, known, unknown/indifferent to me, my loved ones, my haters, all included. Not that I’m…


#FacebookMotherhoodDare – from a mother’s perspective

Idly scrolling through my Facebook news feed a few days back, I came across this post on the Motherhood Facebook dare, which led me to an outburst prompted by the sheer unfairness of the thought behind the post. What follows in my post here has turned out to be a series of questions and each…


Turpentine scented memories with Hema and Chintan Upadhyay

As my cell phone beeped notifying me of yet another random WhatsApp  message that lazy Sunday afternoon, I reached out to scan the contents of the message only to be rudely shaken out of my weekend snooze. It was a website link forwarded by a friend stating the news of the gruesome murder of an…


8 Ways to Digital Detox

When was the last time you did not see a screen in front of you and feel comfortable with yourself? Be it your dearer-than-life smartphone, or your precious lappy/tab. And, if those were not enough the idiot box comes in to complete the picture. Speaking for myself, I’d say it is only a couple of seconds without…


Working amidst wilderness

The peacocks scream noisily in the background, as I slowly whisper into my cellphone, “Mum, do you hear that?” and, she replies amusingly with a yes. As I pace up and down holding my post-lunch conversation with her under the shade of trees trying to escape the searing heat of Santej, the only connect I have with the world…


In Retrospection – The 2015 A to Z Reflections

I had no intention of participating in this year’s A to Z Blogging Challenge, owing to my hectic schedule at work and on the personal front. Last year’s challenge was an amazing experience that got me connected with a sea of bloggers with varied interests from across the globe. But this year no matter how…


Zoom in on the Best

My theme for this year’s Blogging from A to Z Challenge is called the “THE POWER OF TWO.” Click here to read more about it. *** Today’s words are ‘Zoom in‘ which means to concentrate on a matter. Source: http://pixabay.com/ “Now, I am confused!” exclaimed my little young gentleman-in-making, unwrapping the glossy blue gift wrapper to find Batman…


Be ‘U’-NIQUE

Today, I am delighted to be featured on Blog-A-Rhythm as a guest blogger for the  Blogging from A to Z Challenge (April 2015) for the letter U. I write about what works for me as a writer to lend that special ‘U’-niqueness to my posts. *** Source: http://pixabay.com Through my journey as a blogger, one helpful lesson that…