Am I safe?

“You are perfectly safe, far from here, in the UK, so this shouldn’t bother you at all, Roshni.” Such was a person’s remark when I was into discussing the injustice shown to women in India. And on he went by saying, “Oh, you should start losing weight that you can get a good suitor, PhD…

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The first time…

Travelling in the bus for more than 3 hours were starting to take its toil on her. She were in this town, not new to her by any means, but still been made alien to her for the faults not of her own. Sigh. Just then her phone beeped for the arrival of a text…

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“I am Jamuna; Just like the river…”

I met her in the bus. It is funny because I met her about three years ago in autumn. I was on my way to University in bus 11 A, as usual lost in my thoughts and burdens I carried within me. She came to sit next to me. She had got into the bus…

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What is this happiness thing?

Ever since I started tagging my photos or statuses in Facebook with a tag ‘#100happydays’ followed by a number, I have been asked a zillion times, Roshni, what’s this happiness thing you are talking about? Nearly half of the 100 days done and a half more to go, I think I should write something about…

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What’s Your Story?

As I was making my way home one evening last week, I was passing through a shopping arcade where I saw a lovely wooden frame with the words inscribed “Home is where your story begins..” True that is, I thought. Well, on the contrary I also believe that my real story began once I moved…

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Expectations…

One word which can trigger a lot of discussions, emotions, stories, experiences and still which never satisfies itself. That’s expectation. A lot of quotes which I find inevitably in Facebook or other motivational quotes pages say or ask me not to expect anything from anyone. Okay. I agree. In some cases, I can nod my…

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‘Clink…’

Red. Green. Blue. No turquoise, ocean green, sunflower yellow. Ones with stones, the silver one with tiny bells, the golden one with pearls, Oh! it always would take ages for her to describe her bangles. One word. She absolutely loved them.No treasured them. In all shapes and sizes, colours and patterns. When Mela came around…

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Thoughts here and there…

 “I like to be happy. It doesn’t mean that I don’t have moments where I am sad and torn apart. I love to spread my light to the people around me. It again doesn’t mean that I am not thrown away into darkness by the very same folk. I wish I was free. This never means that…

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Sweet Nothings.. Yet something…

Early morning sunshine turning you blind, but at the same time evokes you to a new day! The yawn lead half sleep walk to brush teeth and the funny face that stares back.. The smell of coffee beans in the hot water churning out your stomach and you go hmmmm unknowingly…. The foggy bathroom  after…

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The other side of little things…

Life is demanding. A lot. It is often seen as normal these days. Always someone is chasing something. A perceived goal, a conceived idea, or a desired dream. Reasons vary. From personal management workshops to scientific textbooks, it speaks about meeting your aspirations and achieving your standards. There are of course set examples for you…

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I have done all that I can!

Walking by the sea was never something that she did to relieve herself from thoughts. For she didn’t have a sea in her hometown. Coming to the new town, even for a couple of months has been helping her quite a lot. She wanted to stay from all that connected her to the used to…

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Bliss of being 25 & Single! With due respect to all…

Oh, I wanted to write this ever since I joined the 25 Club! One or the other friends who catch me in ‘green light’, or being ‘active’ has always this question to ask me. You know it too.. Yes it is the obvious, ” When are you getting married?” question. The inevitable question that nearly…

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