I was 14 when I got my first period. My Mother was discreet about it. There was not a huge celebration, but she did call near and dear Aunties and conducted a small ceremony. I was very confused with the ambiguity of it. While I got my favourite sweets and dishes to eat, I had … Continue reading How I celebrated my daughter’s first period!
My daughter is twelve now. She is into sports, studies well and most importantly she is growing up to be a confident girl. Off late she shared these funny incidents when boys in her class teased her, and she warned them sometimes and then challenged them to arm wrestling, thumb fight, etc. She won most … Continue reading Girls are changing but Boys are still Boys
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Writing a travel blog was never part of the agenda when I went on a trip to Ladakh. Attribute it to the beauty of the place, ever since I caught the first sight of the lands, rather call them mountains, from the window of the plane, I knew that I would not be able to rest … Continue reading Journey of a lifetime
Back in 2014, I came across some articles and videos from people who came out and spoke about LGBT rights. My curiosity led me to further reading and watching some movies that blew up my mind. "How can society make anyone's life so difficult?" I wondered. It was during that time when I was jotting down every … Continue reading Why I wrote “The vengeful bride”
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 390 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading 2015 in review
2015 has come to an end. So soon! This felt like the shortest year in my life. I can still remember the beginning of the year, what was I planning, let me recall, yes! Writing a book and reducing weight. I am carrying them both to 2016. Did not accomplish any of my 2015 resolutions … Continue reading 2015 – The journey