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Sketching my life

“Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end. If not always in the way we expect.” I would add: rather a li’l too wildly at that. One of the Luna Lovegood’s quotes from the … 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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Brewing Inquietude- II

No sooner Shelly had left, the arena had come alive. All 4 of us were sat in the Living Room, when I had once again suggested hiring a maid for atleast sweeping and swabbing; I was curtly quieted. Inturn, Lady P … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

I had made it firm- in my mind. I knew that that was the only logical conclusion; one that was practical and the only possible one. There wasn’t any other option available anyways..!! Weighing all the pros and cons; I … Continue reading

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Sitting Idle

I have spent ONE LONG HOUR doing absolutely nothing this evening. No phone calls, no blogging, no reading, no talking- just sitting pretty..!! Just another regular visit to my dentist. After one root canal, I have become as cautious as … Continue reading

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Relation with my Relatives

I still spent my weekends at masi’s place often. Once it so happened that during my stay, Runa had come over with Pradeep (her husband). She had as if completely ignored my greeting her. She had reacted as if I … Continue reading

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Collecting more nonsense

men, men and more of them.. all of them!! You noticed that right- beginning the 1st word with a small alphabet- that’s all they have earned from me. So far, all of them have proven their genes- each one of … Continue reading

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Walking through the Cemetery

Life’s not been easy for me. Struggle has been beyond “updating CV” and sit for the “interview rounds”… well beyond every conceivable struggle that any girl from a respectable family could undergo. Thanks to my Parents- mom, dad and mama. Don’t … Continue reading

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Parched Courtyard of my Life

I had walked on edge nearly for one whole year taking nonsenses beyond description. Make that since 23rd October, ’95 onwards, till a couple of years back.. Mom had told me, how dad used to make her eat from the … Continue reading

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The Ruins of My Past

One after the other, the festivals had come up.. and gone too. On both the Divali fest, he had been missing. Sitting and boozing with his dad; at his home. I was left alone- all to myself. I had called … Continue reading

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Can’t Move On..!!

Remember, sometime back I had made a mention of a Loser sending me Mails..? For years now..? I have failed to dissuade him till now. From dealing with him rudely to ignoring him to abusing him to.. any ideas please..? … Continue reading

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Errors in Trials of My Survival

Previous- Not yet squashed While my survival was becoming tougher day by day; my ability to stick to my resolution too was. I used to stay in my classroom after- hours, till evening. Until the College Hostel gates remained opened. Since Electricity … Continue reading

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Not yet squashed

I couldn’t mourn for my losses. Infact, I had nothing left to myself. Everything that was mine or could have been; were was lost. Like blown away with the wind. I could only sit and hold myself tightly, so I … Continue reading

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Thrown out of my Home

As I was about to leave for my masi’s place that evening; Shipra had asked me not to come back to “her” house again. She had rudely reminded me that the “deadline” to leave her place had expired. Either ways, … Continue reading

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End of Innocence

Edit: I have traced my very close friend Amit Taneja in FB. We studied together in GFPS till 8th. I addressed him as Tanu then. I had kept a little unwell today. Cramps..!! Evening, when the cramps had left, the … Continue reading

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Gotten Rid Of

This post onwards, “mom” would only be mentioned as a part of my memory. I had lost her forever. With her leaving me; I had as if grown up in fortnight. Quite Literally. The power to “judge” was bestowed upon … Continue reading

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Start of my Travel through the Virtual World

I have been a computer freak. Even back then, when Computers was only a spelling (in India), I had so fancied to master its operations. The school I studied in then- GreenFields Public School, introduced Computers when I was in … Continue reading

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Eclipse

My Life had come to a stand still. I had put up a facade of being composed and unaffected.. unaware. I was more than alert. The next day, a Solar Eclipse had occurred. The major one that happened in decades in Delhi. … Continue reading

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Yet another Blow..

After the 12th boards exams, I would wake up early in the morning and spend my day making embroideries. Mom would get so upset. I was to be enrolled for M.B.B.S. degree soon, what was compelling me to sit and … Continue reading

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Those were the best days of my Life

My mom had as if gone dumbstruck by what I had done. I had felt her changing completely. She had never wanted to know where I was when I was gone for the 2nd time. That was so unlikely of … Continue reading

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Matrimonial Match Making

So I did tell you that I dated two men on Saturday– Make that 2 Blind Dates, back-to-back. Wait.. Don’t jump onto any conclusion- yet. I haven’t been able to reach one 😦 myself. Evening of my birthday, my cellphone rang, … Continue reading

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How to sniff a Loser

Disclaimer : The choice of words is not mine. Thanks to the contributors! A minuscule example of what all creatures float in the same space as we do! A few questions that I have been asked by all losers.. even before a first … Continue reading

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Men and their Mannerisms

Male and their Mails Can’t Move On..!! Consistent Pursuance Be my “Friend”   Strange Encounters (with men) Lets meet and go out.. Matrimonial Match Making Not Worth Gambling With   My views/thoughts about such “losers” How to sniff a Loser Getting Rid of yet another Loser

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Be my “Friend”

Introduction: I had created my profile in one of the SNS, just without much thought. One day as it so happened that I received a fat email someone wanting to befriend me. I had accepted that stranger request only to … Continue reading

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Lets meet and go out..

Read: Lets mate and make out.. I don’t know whether to be happy or sad, when someone proposes. It is just too complicated. Way too much. I wish Life had been little simpler for me too. I could have used … Continue reading

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Running away from getting married

Note: I am writing this elaborately after exchanging a few messages with one of my readers. I have readers from all across the globe who come from different countries and cultures too. It is very important hence, to point out what I … Continue reading

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Silver Lining

My mom had said that I could try and leave my home; if I so desired. However, my marriage was inevitable.. I was maybe 15 and certainly not wanting to marry; certainly not. NO. They would often discuss about getting … Continue reading

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Creeping in of the Confusions

That South Indian Tutor had one day acted really funny. Like all men, he had tried to exploit the situation to his benefit. He had known about my father’s absence. Soon, he had let go off Ashish from the Tuition … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty

The one thing I have developed to do more often and heavily now is Sleeping.. So what? Isn’t that supposed to be a part of Daily Routine? Yes and No. Yes, as in obviously; No, because things were very very different … Continue reading

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Great India's Greatest Epic

Lets see what Mahabharata- the World’s Geatest Epic, has to say Yudhishthir had placed Draupadi as his Bet in Chauparh (a game), when he had lost himself in the previous betting. Would it be safe to call him a loser … Continue reading

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Sita's endless sufferings

Lets read the Ramayana again Rama renounced his wife while she was expecting..!! He had ordered her to spend her life in exile. Is this what a sane man does? This was after she had accompanied her husband in the … Continue reading

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My Guardian Angel

Soon, things would turn massively ugly. This is what I have been saving my breath for. I just want to type them all without feeling the hurt, yet again. They have been all very damaging both directly and passively, don’t … Continue reading

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Happening of My friend for Life

I was enrolled for tuition classes in 10th. Our teacher was a South Indian Muslim. Sorry, I have erased his name from my mind on purpose. He stayed in Uttranchal- next to my society. Ashish studied in Modern School and … Continue reading

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My Writing; Women and Pigeons..

Previous- My Writing and Pigeons My Writing and Women About the Pigeons; here’s the Part- II. I had been for sometime scattering dal seeds for the Pigeons. That was when I was in another of my dreadful phases. Like an unexpected miracle, my life … Continue reading

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My Writing and Women

Hindustan Times as it was then, had invited readers to write for a centre spread for Woman’s Day (perhaps) theme being “why I am proud to be a Woman”, in not more than a few lines. I was so excited … Continue reading

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Census: House- wife = Beggars

Read below an article in HT about the discrimination “awarded” to Indian housewives- HOMEMAKERS. No wonder the Census survey was so biased about women. It seems we still are in 18th century and completely immersed in Ignorance. I fail to … Continue reading

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Change- over..

Of my school, residence, locality, friends.. wait, were there any? When in 6th, our school was to perform in National School for Scouts and Guides on 12th August- only a day after my birthday. In 7th standard; that happened to … Continue reading

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Void Blossoming on Me

8th June, 1988- Wedneday. Evening: Dad had already carried his violin and his few other belongings with him, a few days back. The Green and Yellow double- sided bedsheet, a small knife and his clothes. He had called me and enquired … Continue reading

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Vacuum growing in Me..

Doorbell rang, Dad had been missing for weeks now; Masi and Mesho had appeared instead. I was sent out of the house just then. I had kept standing with Mona at the Park for 4 hours. I could as if understand … Continue reading

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My Happy Days were over

My giggling, chirping days were soon over. They were halted quite abruptly. I had as if grown up suddenly. I could read and understand things. Minutely. I had started to brood. I would often sit and ponder upon mom’s falling … Continue reading

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My early childhood memories

Previous- Shaping up my Mind- III You wouldn’t believe that I still do remember my early childhood days spent in Lakshmi Nagar. That was before I started going to school.. What was my age then?? Often sitting at the entrance of … Continue reading

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Shaping of my Mind- II

Previous- Shaping up my Mind- I B-4/F-2   Mom had felt uncomfortable staying at the 3rd floor. It hurt her. She felt unfit even after 5 years of her cesarean operation. We had shifted to a 1st floor in the next … Continue reading

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Shaping up my Mind- I

Previous- Scars of Early Mishaps- II B-3/T-1 Our Weston B/W TV was bought in 1982; The Godrej refrigerator too. Sumeet Mixer was also bought. I had only reached home when mom had made the Engineer give the Instructions again; she had … Continue reading

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Shaping up my Mind- III

Previous- Shaping up my Mind- II Mom often called in my friends around- Nimphiya, Deepu and Sonia for evening parties. Bread- rolls, Stuffed savories and other sweets that she made at home used to be the menu of the evening. … Continue reading

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Was that an.. Affair?

30th April- 2006 The last day of my having set foot in Convergys, when I had gone to seek the last of the signatures, (FNF), just as I was about to walkout of the card swiping area at 0 level; … Continue reading

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Brewing Inquietude- I

Previous- My open wounds At work; I had earned a decent incentive. I had spent my salary buying gifts for everyone at home. Crockery, Grocery and a few suit lengths for aunty P, alongwith a wrist watch for uncle and a … Continue reading

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My 1st Wedding Anniversary

Previous- Next 6 months of my Marriage During the 1st year of my marriage, I had tried being- as much “good” as I could. I had celebrated uncle’s birthday in August, Aunty P’s birthday in November, their anniversary in May and … Continue reading

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Next 6 months of my Marriage

Previous- Mismatched Mannerisms of my Marital Abode After resigning from Hutch, I utilized my spare time in making handi- crafts. I was branded as Kiddish. One such day when I was upstairs; I heard a knock on my door. Aunty P … Continue reading

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CENSUS "preaching" on Woman's Deliverable

I had been blissfully moving around my house doing great jobs (read: nothing). The church- bell rang (my doorbell) and two “localites” stood at the ground floor building gate, wanting to come and fill up my personal details. A groggy … Continue reading

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My Wedding Day

Previous- Wedding Planner Hemant and his mom- dad had comeover to talk to Ruby’s family, a few weeks before the D-day. They had so wanted to speak with my “elders” to arrange my Wedding. His mother had worn a sulking look … Continue reading

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