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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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Amputated finally- Homeless Again!!

Previous- Fresh stabs on my bleeding wounds I had grown severely tired of constantly being criticized over every possible thing. My eating of cream biscuits or Maggi or even rice; all of those were looked down upon. Anytime I had bought … Continue reading

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Fresh stabs on my bleeding wounds

Previous- Brewing Inquietude I had planned to go over to Ruby’s place for my Birthday celebrations; since, I had not wanted any show- down like my 1st Anniversary. Week- off had coincided with my birthday. Incidentally, we had gone out for … Continue reading

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Mismatched Mannerisms of my Marital Abode

Previous- Life after My Marriage It’s without any pun that I have addressed her as Lady P; even though, all she had ever talked about was Periods and Pregnancy. We were invited for lunch, after our wedding, at Pink Town Houses- … 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 open wounds

Previous- My 1st Marriage Anniversary We were to board the bus to Jammu from Connaught Hotel at CP. We may have boarded an auto; don’t remember any of that travel. My mind was too occupied. Reaching the Hotel; boarding the … 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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Life after My Marriage

Previous- My Wedding Day I was somewhat upset. There was this ritual in their family of celebrating the daughter-in-laws’s first cooking venture at her in-laws. They had skipped that. Reasons- I had already taken an initiative to cook since P aunty … 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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Wedding Planner

Previous: My Pre- Bridal Makeover Two days were all that I had to myself in Rohini, before I would burn my fate while whirling around that holy- fire!! Sarita didi had come over to spend some time with her maternal … Continue reading

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Who is smirking now..??

It was on 16th May, 2010 that this Gang War took place- I said Gang War. I had so wanted to call that as a Perfect Weekend; and had almost. The mother of voyeurism had spoiled it so bad, that … Continue reading

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My Pre- Bridal Makeover

Previous- My Ganshu Darling I stayed at a rented accommodation on 2nd floor in Malviya Nagar, E- Block then. I owned the whole of the floor. They were one of the very nice Landlords’ that I have come across. Ajay … Continue reading

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End of My Affair

This one’s the 1st of the series of My Wedding Part II It had now been 3 years of our affair; or relationship that it actually was. I had completely given up on him. I had stopped seeing him, as … Continue reading

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Dancing Elves- Chak Dhoom Dhoom, Colors

Yesterday, I happen to sit to watch – CDD- Chak Dhoom Dhoom. A Reality Show based on performing art by kids.  What flawless performances, such wits and such talent! If only one of these happened when I was small; maybe, … Continue reading

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Searching for my Dad in the Haystack

Previous- A Gift for Dad; I Love.. ……………………………………………… I have been paused; but not for long – The 2 Notice Envelopes that I had sent to DAD have comeback with some scribbling in Punjabi. I am yet to catch hold … Continue reading

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RTI- Divulging IIIrd Party Information

Read below the two articles as published in Hindustan Times about Right to Information Act- RTI. I had been denied the copy of my Father’s Service Book; he was employed with National Textiles Corporation and has been absconding since last … Continue reading

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Celebrating Womanhood

I included a post on Menstruation (that’s right) in my other blog just about yesterday- without even dropping the word or terminologies used to refer this “bloody affair”. I was not too sure of how the readers would react, and … Continue reading

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Ignorance is not so much of a Bliss

A baby- girl is the most sweet and angelic stance that can happen to any parent. While all her whims are attended to with great pride and she steps into teens; her hesitation and feeling awkward in male company is … Continue reading

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A Gift for “My Dad”; I love

I feel so sorry that “my” Dad missed out on an opportunity of claiming mom’s Peerless Amount of Rs.4.96 lacs. Continue reading

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An Ode of Respect for Dad..

The feelings emotions that I harbored for him for close to 3 decades, is now due for a major spill over. For all the words that became dumb and all great respect that I could not bestow upon him because of his being absconding, and that he still is; I owe him this, it is due to him— Continue reading

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Giving Back at the Atrocities- An Initiation

To be able to trace my Dad’s whereabouts after he had abandoned me & mom in 1989 was nothing short of a miracle. I had practically lost my sleep & appetite over & just been focusing on finding his whereabouts. They say Thoughts do create vibrations in the Universe to achieve the Level of your Energies. Keeping up my faith was all I could. Continue reading

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Scars of early Mishaps- II

I would often wonder when this whole episode would last till. A classmate who sat behind my seat tried to scare me for a small piece of chocolate. Mom had advised me against carrying that darn piece of bar to school. “If you don’t share the chocolate with me, I would ride my bike on you when I grow up..!”, he said. “Well, you need to grow up 1st”, said I and soiled my teeth brown with the cocoa bar while he watched me empty the 5star wrapper. Continue reading

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Scars of the early Mishaps- I

Once all three of us were walking by the lane. My mom wore a Dark Magenta Silk Saree with Huge Black motifs, I was on my dad’s lap. Oh I loved it. This was my pre- school days. I happen to crave for an ice- cream & my dad bought a raspberry candy. Continue reading

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Why is Identity declared with Father’s Name?

Why is it mandatory to write Father’s Name; isn’t woman also a natural parent? Are we even aware of the SC ruling; Supreme Court has already declared that Mother is a Natural Guardian. Continue reading

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"Either..; or.."

Just what is Love? Is it either how you felt then, or how you feel now.. Or may be not.. Continue reading

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My Dad isn’t the only one to have abandoned his child

My Father isn’t the only one to have abandoned me. Its more than prevalent all across our country. I wish I could advocate them and get the cruelty committed against them brought out in Public and the offender taken to task.. Continue reading

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Sweet Memories of Him

I had barely overcome my dad’s walking out on us, little did I know that everyone was about to betray my trust and innocence.. Was it a conspiracy? Continue reading

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Habits in my Habitat

Voyeurism in name of being concerned; advices unasked for & completely irrelevant- or so I feel. Questions that would give the Red Tomato run for its color.. Continue reading

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A Mail to my Friend

My story in an email to a friend.. Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Act- Please Redefine

After the Discrimination in Law of Bigamy, Domestic Violence Act holds the Torch.. A Petition has already been filed in Delhi High Court Continue reading

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My Ganshu Darling

My 1st Wedding or My Wedding Part- I.. please select the title as it may suit you.. Continue reading

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Perhaps, I was the Buddha..

Siddhartha Gautama was born in around 583 BC, near Nepal in Shakya Dynasty. When Prince Siddhartha was only a few days old, a sage prophesied that the Prince would either be a great military conqueror or a great spiritual teacher. … Continue reading

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What’s in a name..?

Why do we still have to mention our Father’s Name when he is long absconding/divorced/separated or dead for good? Continue reading

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My Writing and Pigeons

How pigeons made me to initiate Writing.. AGAIN..!! Continue reading

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Claiming My Mom’s Pride from Bank of Baroda

Anand must have taken me for a grief striken helpless girl hated by Destiny. I was not to give in to Samanta’s created misfortune yet. He wasted his Talent to block me of only 20k; could he? Poor him!! He picked up on a wrong girl.. Continue reading

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