The theme of the novel is unusual, specially in the Indian context. Men wanting to marry women older than themselves aren’t thick upon the ground in India, as yet. For an author to have picked such a theme for his debut novel, speaks of his own comfort with the idea. The love interest between the main characters was well and… Read more »
To aid your fickle memory, it is time to get yourself a jotting pad. Your memory is not really a dependable asset. It forgets things which are vitally important and refuses to let go of things you’d rather it did not store for posterity. But no, it WILL do the opposite both times! Touch has a memory. ~ John Keats… Read more »
Water Boarding is not just a romantic story. While the story revolves around love (yes, there is a love triangle), this story is a lot more than just another romance. The story demonstrates how circumstances and events can hold you immovably captive in their grip, reducing you to a helplessness so acute that you feel as if you were drowning. [Water… Read more »
My mother was petrified of rats and mice. Actually, to be absolutely accurate, petrified isn’t the right word. It barely covers the truth. It is too weak a word for her true emotion. She was outraged, disgusted and repulsed as well as petrified. As all students of humanity know, disgust and outrage take petrified to another level entirely. Whenever she… Read more »
I affirm that… I am surrounded by loving people who cherish me. I am beautiful and am worthy of being loved. You can be the most beautiful person in the world and everybody sees light and rainbows when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that doesn’t even matter. Every second… Read more »
Declaring yourself ready is the most eloquent statement of passionate dedication and commitment.
When I say “RED” and you hear “BLUE”…
People who rise early must also be abed early if they don’t want to stumble around half asleep all the time.
A humble tribute to my favorite ghazal singer #JagjitSingh, on his birthday today.
Part 7 of an ongoing series of thoughts triggered (and inspired) by Brene Brown’s book, Daring Greatly.