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About Olivia

Corporate worker, textile designer, writer.

Sleeping away to Glory

Some days are just plain lazy. Sleeping through the major part of the waking hours becomes the order of such days. No matter how late you wake up; you would want to stretch yourself on the bed, at the first … Continue reading

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Towards the end of a stale phase

I feel the transition phase is towards its end now. I am all perched up anxiously to watch out for the changes that are to strike me. Each time I am in a transition; both my dwelling place and work … Continue reading

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Freaking out on Friday

Ever since I brought my Computer table along with the system to my room; I am re- discovering newer things. Things, those should have been a part of my life by now, as is others’. I am not complaining though. … Continue reading

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Now Bald n still Beautiful!

That’s right. After being goldy locks, I am now baldy looks. I didn’t think I would have to write this post… initially at least! It isn’t a big deal… or is it? After contemplating to do this for close to … Continue reading

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Taking a Bald Step

The water will flow down your body keeping in contact with the skin surface right from the first point when it hits your head.. Your head would feel airy.. You will save on shampoo expense! Some of the “intense imageries” … Continue reading

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Time stops now!

Whoever said that time cannot be captivated? You certainly can capture a moment. Along with it- a vignette, a chronicle or a narrative to describe the “caught” moment-o. You capture a moment within words in mind, defined by brush- strokes in … Continue reading

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Green with Envy!

This cute looking fat- sole was sat stuck to my Curry Plant in winters of 2010. Poor small little wonder’s pics have been sitting for all this while without my putting them up- since 20th November, 2010 to be precise. … Continue reading

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Stark Entity

I admire birds for a very strong reason. Try and tease one or pour a bucket of water when they may not be watching; they will simply fly away, never to come back. They would never stop in their flight … Continue reading

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Wish comes true

Previous- End of Innocence Things those are lost, find its own unique way to go back to you. Often in a way you may have not expected. Although I have let go of what had happened back then- maybe because I … Continue reading

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Eggliciously Yours

I love gorging on eggs and that’s a grave understatement. Like a small little child who remains crazy for a bar of ice- cream every day, day after day; I am as biased towards the humble eggs! When young; I … Continue reading

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Fallen into a Pattern

If not a trap.. An incident that has happened very recently has taken me back to a memory lane that I had never imagined I would walk again. I was all of 17. It has scarred my life permanently. Even … Continue reading

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Dawn of a New Morning!

We were more enterprising when young. No amount of scolding/discouragement could stop us from watching cartoons or running out to play- no matter what the weather used to be. We stood up each time we fell down- while running about! … Continue reading

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Snooze Tense

To be able to sleep at a time that I so want to; is a luxury I’ve come to enjoy only lately. A turbulent childhood and an equally chaotic adulthood later; it was but natural to have lost sleep over … Continue reading

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Transitional Spring

This is my state of mind at present. I could see it approaching. I strongly feel that I am undergoing a transitional phase. Simplest of the facts are making me sob. I am unable to enjoy anything else other than … Continue reading

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The Bald is Beautiful!

I had read this story in one of the children’s book when I was 6 years old. That was during my only visit to Kolkata (India). Mom was happy that dad had bought an English story book instead of the … Continue reading

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Imperfect Forwards

Sometime back, I had written about the weird messages people send/forward. I believe this one can go almost as a series. Once again, their names are with- held. I really don’t want them to get (in)-famous through my blog. Let them … Continue reading

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Fast Forwarded

It’s been a year since I started to blog! It was one Sunday afternoon, on 28th March, 2010, when I had just finished reading how some blogger loved to eat at the Delhi local markets in HT (Hindustan Times- newspaper). … Continue reading

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The color of my Love..

It seems only right that you no more like the color. Like you have remembered every second we had spent together; you would also recall how often we had argued about whose choice of color was better. We would reason out noisily … Continue reading

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Reading it the correct way!

Behind every successful man, there’s a women.. slogging her a*se off! I know most of you may not have heard about this version. I am almost as certain of the fact that you know this ugly truth for sure; just … Continue reading

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The Garlic Shuttle

Being a Sunday morning today, my domestic wasn’t around. I had to ready the water for coffee on my own. Some noise had disturbed my sleep. What an unearthly hour to wake up at 8.30am! Summer is already around. Mornings … Continue reading

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My Failure to read the Premonition

Yesterday wasn’t a very good day. So isn’t today! My day started with an ugly verbal fight through cell phone messages- with my boss. If that was not enough, my domestic too set me on a spin. She argued uncontrollably! … Continue reading

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The Lemon Murderer

I have a record of maintaining my cool in the trickiest of the situations. Including all the times I was attacked – both verbally and in action! I have practiced to take deep breaths when the quake had struck this … Continue reading

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Voice over matter

It is quite apparent that your speech gets affected by the Company you keep! Or may be the Company you work with. The choice of words of your vocal speech gets affected to the core. When I worked with Convergys … Continue reading

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The Little Mermaid in Me

I guess it’s the Fairy Tales that have poisoned our minds with the so unrealistic and typical “happily ever afters”. I was much like the boring disciplined girl- never wanting to hear a bedtime story. Anytime I insisted upon hearing … Continue reading

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The Third Wish!

Disclaimer: This post talks about super- natural elements. Please proceed at your own risk. The weather’s become pleasant now-a-days, it stays partially cloudy, sunny n cold and even rains at times. This is how it has been since a few … Continue reading

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Another Froggy Tale!

For a few days now, all I have been thinking about is pigeons, canines and frogs. While I have shared some of my pigeonic stories and a doggy tail errr… I mean a “tale” already; a frog has been jumping … Continue reading

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The Devil and the Dog

A story that I had read in my English Reader lessons in my childhood has remained with me. I believe most of you have known about this one from some or the other place. I still take all the pleasure … Continue reading

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My Visit to Suraj-Kund Crafts Fair

It was as crowded as it could be. The only saving grace was that it had become cloudy the moment I had stepped out of the car! It wasn’t how it used to be. There was no space to move … Continue reading

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Love? Perhaps not!

While Love is highly subjective to be written about; marriage is relatively easier; atleast the discussion part of it. What’s most confusing is we mixing the two! You may end up feeling for anyone- but possibly not marry just anyone. … Continue reading

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It’s pouring-

7th February, 2011- 8.30pm This is what inspires me- To write To emote To put that smile back on my face I have not been keeping well since last Tuesday. Only last night, I had to pop half a tablet … Continue reading

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Bunch of Moral-less Morons

I stay as a tenant on the 2nd floor of the 2 storey Cozy Homes that Ansals have built in Palam Vihar (Gurgaon). When I had shifted here in October- 2009, the ground floor backyard, as well as the front … Continue reading

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Universal Law of Existence

The law of cause and effect says: “The cause must be prior to the effect” as one of the principle pointers. In simple words; my finger can’t appear hurt before it is actually or physically hurt! This is where I tried to … Continue reading

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All that Glitters

Someone takes a handful of sand and produces a glass out of it. A reflective coating is then applied and a mirror is obtained. We look into one, appreciating our own reflection; feeling good about it! Obstacles polish you to become perfect. … Continue reading

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Taking a break..

I received this in my email inbox from my Blog Friend- Kamal. I decided to share it with everyone- yet again. Note: The content and the image are being directly replicated as how I have received. A man came home from … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year – often called Chinese Lunar New Year although it actually is lunisolar. It is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. Despite its winter occurrence; in China, it is known as “Spring Festival,” the literal translation of the Chinese name … Continue reading

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Horror of horrors

It’s highly uncanny. Isn’t it? Anytime I want to watch a movie on HBO or Star Movies, it turns out to be a horror watch! I mean, it’s always a haunted house, village or someone about to get possessed! I … Continue reading

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About Time..!

I am not writing much now-a-days! Neither am I riding my exercising bike like I used to. I am not very sure what is affecting my thought process that is stopping me from beating up the keys of the computer … Continue reading

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Foggy Foggy Monday Morning

Weather here, in this part of the Gurgaon City is highly unpredictable. Last year, this winters; it had been foggy only for a day or two in December. I had enjoyed some foggy way drive while driving back from Jaipur … Continue reading

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The 13th Zodiac- Ophiuchus- II

The 13th Zodiac- Ophiuchus- I I escaped changing my sign by just 1 day.. 😛 Jokes apart, perhaps we need to really research as to how many constellation pass through the Sun. Then again, the stars or the electromagnetic rays can influence … Continue reading

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The 13th Zodiac- Ophiuchus- I

This is what I found when I googled the term. This is the generic definition published across all such sites giving information about the same. According to astrological principles, the Sun travels from the constellation Scorpius and goes directly into … Continue reading

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Buttoning up the bygone memories

Today I had sat & sorted the Button Box. I have been seeing this assortment mix since I was a toddler. I loved playing with so many of those small, colorful, plastic tuckables. Of course it was highly forbidden! Although … Continue reading

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Letter from a daughter to her Dad

I received this in my email inbox from my Blog Friend- Kamal. I hadn’t read it up until now. But when I did, I decided to share it with everyone. Note: The content and the image are being directly replicated … Continue reading

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When Devil strips off the Prada wear

No sooner I decide to type in a few words, the power- cut invites itself over. Perhaps it knows it too well exactly when to play a peek- a- boo. More than being Power supply, it acts like being power … Continue reading

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Spelling my Liberation

It couldn’t have been any better! There’s so much to share about today. I hope that I remember all of it till I write it down here. I am walking through a newer dimension of discovering my ownself every day. … Continue reading

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Weekend celebrations with Nimue

She happens to be a nice blend of a girl and a lady! She is so vivacious and lovely. She writes to perfection (we all know this one) The very 1st time she had come and read me, something had … Continue reading

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See you again My Friend..

My Dear Ruby is leaving today. As I start to write this here, she is on her way from her home to the airport. She had come from her UK home, for her sister’s wedding. Superna’s Wedding Day Pics Superna’s Mehandi Pics … Continue reading

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This show is over..

Eight years back I was married on this day. While Hemant had gifted me Ray of Light by Madonna in courting days; he had quite rudely taken that cassette back while pushing me out of my marital home– to hurt me. … Continue reading

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Woof.. that’s me..!

I know it’s very funny. I had stepped out of my house to buy some eggs from the grocery shop I regularly visit in summers. In winters, I buy my veggies from the local market (cheap n best). I had … Continue reading

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Some more gifts for me

Previous and for reference n continuity- My 1st lone Train Travel- III I received yet another gift.. 🙂 This uncle I had met while traveling in the train, from Jodhpur to Jaipur in Rajasthan, remember..? The one who I had baggaged along … Continue reading

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Early morning wake up call

The day I had left for my Rajasthan trip (on 21st December, 2010), they had disappeared. My maid informed me upon my return on 27th, that they have been perpetually missing. They had shifted along with their “bag n baggages” … Continue reading

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