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Ruminations on a Rumbling Stomach

  It is 1’o’ clock in the afternoon as I sit here. I have just shown a client out and await the next one who is scheduled to be here at 2.There is 1 whole hour in between. Too long to do nothing, and too short to rush home and grab lunch. Visions of steaming …






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Silver Rain

I have never liked the rains much. In spite of being a June-baby. The 6th of June was the day Mumbai unfailingly welcomed the monsoons each year. And the rains played spoilsport each birthday. Due to the debuting downpour, my birthday parties were invariably ruined. Which is why, I never liked the rains much, in …






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Travel Travails

Travel. A word I associate with excitement, curiosity, anxiousness and prayer.Prayer? You’re wondering if you read right?Yes. Prayer. Because before embarking on a journey, I pray.No. Not for a ‘safe’ journey but, for an interesting co passenger! From the time I first started traveling, I have got the type of co passengers I or for …






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Can love ‘grow’ or ‘diminish’ with time?

Can love between two people ‘grow’ or ‘diminish’ with time? Love depends on a lot of factors. Respect, honesty, loyalty, compassion, empathy to name a few. Like everything in the universe, love too undergoes various changes. Yes, it grows and it diminishes too. It gets stronger and deeper as time goes by while on the …






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Love marriage

I recently posted my version of a ‘what-happens-next’ to a story on a writing forum and the feedback that I got for it was anything but about the story.Infact, the comments people left made me re-read my version. Was there something I missed out perhaps? No. The comments were all about ‘marriage’. A topic that …