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When words fail music speaks

I think I read a quote somewhere which said something so real about music – that music can change lives, whether you are having a good day or a bad day, music is so powerful that it can uplift your mood and change everything around…

Blogging isn’t a lonely world

Sometimes when I used to publish articles on my blog I had this fear that people may think either I am ranting about something I dislike or I am going gaga over something I like; and that I think everyone else should like it and go…

And I finally adjusted my watch

There are some things which are absolutely unique to you. You don’t realise when you do them and why you do them, but you do. And that’s what I did with my watch whenever I travelled abroad. I’ve been traveling out of the country for…

Kai Po Chhe!!!

This little sentence holds so many memories and oodles of nostalgia – of bachpan, of Sankrant - the exciting kite-festival, of til ke laddu made by mom, of my motherland – India, of my amazing city – Mumbai, of changing times and of…

The pictures I see through voices

We were on a road trip in the last week of December, on our way to New Jersey to celebrate New Year’s with family and to pay a visit to my favourite Big Apple. It was a long drive, 12.5 hours of driving time to be precise and atleast a…

Her words were music to my ears

I think we are a family that gets scared of doctors, hospitals and anything to do with sickness. First I used to think it was only me. It’s only later that I realised that most of us were the same. Everyone hated the thought, sound…

Because Bombay is an emotion!

  Just recently I came across a picture that said - Bombay because, Mumbai is a city and Bombay is an emotion. The words reverberated in my ears and I could identify with it completely, wholeheartedly. For me, there may be a thousand name…

The test of time…

It was nearly a month and a half after I returned back home in the US, from India. Initially the India trip was supposed to be only for two weeks and I was going be back home to celebrate Diwali with my husband. But obviously it…

Kindness doesn’t hurt

After a short gap, we are back with the ‘Six Words Stories Challenge’. The last challenge on 'Betrayal' was heart-wrenching and I am happy I got the opportunity to talk about a troubled topic because of which the world is suffering now.…

Reduced to ashes

Hello folks, after the encouraging response I received on my first attempt at the very interesting 'Six Words Stories challenge' for the theme: 'Passion- Set on fire, once again', here's another humble attempt. This time the theme is…

Happiness is Everywhere!

  Life has an uncanny way of making you experience joy in so many ways. Like I never knew that the same flower plant could produce three different coloured flowers. Each time I look at it I am amazed and feel wonderful. Each morning…

Bubbles – Five Sentence Fiction

It was that time of the year again, when the rain gods showed no mercy on the city. Though the first few days had been warmer with just a few drizzles here and there, everyone knew that worst was yet to come; as was predicted. Just…

It IS 65%!!

By some quirk of fate, three of us friends landed in an evening college.  Although none of us were interested in that "god-foresaken" place, yet we somehow came together as friends.  We were from totally different backgrounds.  One was from…

Change Is The Only Constant

Fortune Favours The Brave! I grew up listening to this. There was never a dull moment around my father, who kept telling me inspirational stories. He always maintained that if we expect a change we have to be brave enough to bring about…

Doczilla – One who flew from flu…

Quack Quack, I know ducks sound like that! No wait! How about humans? Erm, not talking about us lesser mortals but the so called “Noble Professionals”, by now most of us have guessed the big “D” also known as Doctors. Common Cold, Flu are…