Many Rains Ago (Writer’s Melon): Memories of monsoon, from several years ago. Selected for Writer’s Melon “Raindrops on Paper” theme.
Shades of Orange (Women’s Web): A little tale about Mala and her daughter, just the way the wind carried it… Selected as Story #1 in Women’s Web January Collection (Muse of the Month)
A Dip at Bhandardhara (Women’s Web) : a part of the selected stories for Women’s Web ‘Travel’ theme in April, this is the story of a ‘drenching’ experience at Bhandardhara, a couple of hours drive from Pune. Ever heard about water being up to thieving? Well…
Growing up with Mum (Women’s Web) : written for and selected to be a part of Women’s Web ‘Mother’s Day’ collection, this is a collection of some of my moments with Mum. The summer afternoons and winter evenings, with good old Delhi listening to us laughing.
Involuntary Retirement (D.ustb.in) : selected and published on D.ustb.in, this is the story of Madhav Narayan, retired Government servant, who refuses to let his retirement be all-pervading.
If Pune Were India (Guest Post, Bhavia’s Blog) : When it’s Pune that needs to be talked about, P&P doesn’t like missing out on a chance. This was a guest post for Bhavia’s blog and talks about the little nuances of Pune that make me fall in love with her every moment I am here.
The “Love-struck” Indian Fiction bookshelf (Blogadda): Ever wondered why the Indian Fiction shelves are so love-coated? Breaking up, hooking up, girlfriends, boyfriends all decked up in pinks, reds, hearts and bows? We present a case analysis.
Vidya (Delhi NCR): A not-for-profit organization that started in 1984, Vidya spearheads education and empowerment programs for children, youth and women in some of the country’s poorest neighbourhoods. The mainstay of Vidya is – you guessed it – volunteers. Light up a life. Help support Vidya’s cause by extending a hand here and here.
For Delight’s Sake (Women’s Web): Selected for front page publishing by Women’s Web, this is a part of a collection of ‘Writing Stories’ – why do you write? For the satisfaction, the venting or well, just the delight?
Of Hair, Here and There (Blogadda): An ode to a post-razor world, in this age of deadlines, responsibilities and time-less-ness. Th next time you say ‘drat that hair!’, be rest assured you have the solution.
* to be continued