Monthly Archives: January 2016

Unexpected visitor


The afternoon heat is stifling. All the fans are churning out hot air, in varying degrees of aggravation. The aircon is  lifeless. The leaves are still, glistening in the sun. The few pigeons that are sitting on the ledges of … Continue reading

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Aaachooooo…..!


I am standing at the checkout line in the local supermarket. The line snakes both in front of me and behind me.  It is the weekend after all, and people are here to stock up. I check my phone repeatedly … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Song


        Courtesy – http://www.playbuzz.com A few days ago, I sat with a group of  friends playing a popular game called ‘Antakshari’, which is the singing equivalent of word building. One person sings a song, and the next person then has … Continue reading

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Yay! My blog turns ONE today.


               Courtesy – wikipedia.org Dear friends, It was exactly a year ago, on 25th Jan 2015 that I posted my first blog on ‘Simple Moments of Life’. When I set out on my blogging journey that day, little did I … Continue reading

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The choice is ours


I recently watched a video on personal transformation, where the speaker spoke about about how one should try to work towards becoming ‘extraordinary’. This really got me thinking. All of us are running different races. Each race is unique. All … Continue reading

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Very, Berry Good


I am doing my weekly vegetable shopping; my eyes fall on lovely, green gooseberries. We Indians pickle gooseberries, grind them into chutneys or eat them raw, with a little salt. My mouth waters when I see these beautiful berries. I … Continue reading

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These things do happen!


My two friends and I were trying to hail a cab to get back home. We had been out the whole afternoon, and were quite tired. Most cars had a ‘Hired’ or a ‘Busy’ sign, and we were quite irritated. … Continue reading

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Lunch


Wherever I go, I love observing people – especially in airports, railway stations, hotel lobbies, and in-flight. Each of these places is a different ecosystem by itself, where people from different walks of life converge for a certain period of … Continue reading

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What is time?


        Courtesy – cmcacorner.com There is one sentence that I hear very often  -“I don’t have the time.” I say this a lot too! The days just seem to fly. The New Year is already 16 days old! What is … Continue reading

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The Imperceptible Nod – A short story


Aryan sensed that it would be one of ‘those’ weekends. He had gone home that weekend to unwind and catch up on some well deserved rest. He avoided prolonged conversations with his mom, because all she wanted to do these … Continue reading

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