Jun
16

The Story of a Break-in and How Our Sherlock Solved It

We always read news about crimes – house break-ins , thefts, murders, rape – they are always stories to us because they happen to someone else. Never to us. We often wonder what the victims must have gone through. My place in Worli was one of the safest I’ve known – the house break-ins in… Continue reading »

Aug
22

Say what mumma?

Mumma and I – perfectly matched. We have serious trouble expressing our feelings to people who are dear to us. On this post wherein I wrote about our women in Olympics and how their success should inspire a change in our country w.r.t women – my Mumma sent me this reply: “Our country needs women… Continue reading »

Mar
02

You are missed

15 years today. I took the journey from a lost teenager to a woman – without you. I never got to see how you would have reacted to my first crush, my heartbreaks, my first love, my boyfriend, my husband, my anger, my dissent, my low confidence, my confusion, my fight, my living away, my… Continue reading »

Feb
19

What Makes a Great Husband?

If you ask this question to our friend circle all the ladies will probably point to my husband for the mind-blowing surprises he has thrown for me over the years during our 7 year marriage. A few I managed to pen down here, here and here. He did better like every year last weekend as… Continue reading »

Mar
28

To My Love Addiction – My Little Bundle of Joy

This post was selected for BlogAdda’s Tangy Tuesday Picks   This day – 12 months ago I held the tiny little you in my arms; you refused to open your eyes or even smile. All you did was cry and cry, and sleep peacefully in your mom’s arms. Day 1 in this whole new world… Continue reading »

Mar
27

Mum’s the Word…

When my best friend’s mom used to praise the 10-year old me: “Minu’s mumma, she is such a quiet child, so well behaved”. Mumma would say calmly,”Who are you talking about, my daughter the rebel, talks at the top of her voice and argues incessantly, can I exchange this girl you mentioned with her?” When my… Continue reading »

Feb
20

Another birthday…Another surprise…

MDH is known for his surprises. I’ve often been asked by my friends if I can get him to start a consultancy service wherein he can guide husbands/wives on unique ideas to surprise a spouse. I see it as an idea with loads of potential – can you all help me convince him? If you… Continue reading »

Dec
22

Another year…

As another year goes by , you may want to look back and recollect  – The good, the bad and the ugly, The people who stood by you and the people who hurt you, The changes life went through and the challenges that lie ahead, The little angels to whom you are their favourite uncle… Continue reading »

Aug
10

The Story of My 2 Daughters

I’ve never been a kids person that is MDH’s domain. I’m rather miserable at it honestly – I don’t know what to entertain them with after a point and how to take the conversation ahead. Blame it on the fact that I’m one of the youngest among all cousins; and was the kid in the… Continue reading »

Jun
16

Papa

Minu you are just like your dad – every time I hear that line, I beam with pride. I have been an out and out daddy’s girl. I’ve inherited his forthrightness, his in-your-face attitude, his loyalty, his faith, his discipline, his practicality, his meticulousness, his tidiness, his organization skills, his temper, and yes fortunately a… Continue reading »

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