Dear Tryphena Hope this letter meets you in the best of your health and spirits. May this letter also bring you a smile and a reason to look forward to living in a new city. Silences can wound as surely as a twisting lash - Shantaram I do not know how you have embraced and … Continue reading Of Silences and Transitions
Dearest one Hope this letter meets you in the best of your health and spirits. There is an old English saying - distance makes the heart grow fonder. This profoundly expresses my state. As we moved away consciously ,unknown to me, the bond grew thicker. The question of how do I feel is out of … Continue reading The Last Letter
You become what you wish for. In case of apples, one rotten apple can make the whole bunch bad. However, we can choose to rot or to survive. We have a powerful tool - The choice A very famous short story goes as follows Slums of Parel. Father: Alcoholic, Used to work in the mills, … Continue reading Whats Your Choice?
Entering the third week of my corporate life, the question of change has been lingering on in my mind. There is duality in the perspective of change, we have a tendency to resist any change that comes in our life and at the same time we yearn for a change from the daily rote. I … Continue reading The new girl in my city…
Yeh Sheher nahi Mehfil hai Prasoon Joshi quite aptly describes the essence of Delhi with these lines. This is a Mehfil , a festive gathering, and not a city, he says. Delhi, or Dilli for the locals, got its name after the Urdu word 'Dehleez' meaning threshold. The story behind the name of the city … Continue reading Deewano ki Dilli
I like to sleep late on Sunday nights. Mother says, we should sleep extra early on Sundays, so that we are fully charged for the week ahead. But I usually get delayed, as I take time to bid goodbye to my weekend. If I sleep on Sunday, there will be a Monday, which means I … Continue reading The Monday Rituals
The beginning is the most important part of the work - Plato We, like many others, dream of becoming writers. We want to indulge our entire lives in doing what we like - write. Our journey started with a college newspaper. It also ended with that. We always thought we would continue lashing out simple stories one … Continue reading The False Start