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So What Do You DO?

I am just back from a family wedding, so humour me. Aunt  : So, Nidhi is working somewhere? (this is said in third person while I am still in the room) Close Relative (take a guess ;)) : Nah. She’s at home. Spouse (Suddenly awake) : She WORKS from home. Close Relative (Did you guess yet?)… Continue reading So What Do You DO?

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Life Lessons Learned

For me, the years 2015 going into 2016 was a time of reckoning. Astrologically or astronomically (as may be the case) I had some mind altering experiences. Mind altering in the true sense of the word. Things happened to me and I did things that I would never have imagined possible for myself. A LOT… Continue reading Life Lessons Learned

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On Love

If you’d asked me a few years ago what it meant to love, I would have been cliched. I would have spouted for you quotes of filial affection and maternal bonds and tales of friendship and companionship built over years. In theory, that definition still remains. There is nothing to argue with the feelings and… Continue reading On Love

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Life after death

Death takes its own time coming. Sometimes it comes unannounced and many a times we deem it as, untimely. But what does one do when death creeps up behind you, announces its presence and intent and waits till you can reconcile with its presence in your life? Indeed, can one ever reconcile to the idea… Continue reading Life after death

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Procastina(nowrimo)tion

In the last one hour, I have checked my Whatsapp messages about a hundred times, refreshed my two e-mail accounts about a few dozen times, checked up on the Kardarshians (Well, someone could have gotten pregnant overnight!) and of course lurked around Facebook and Twitter for a bit. Checking on online discount sales does not count… Continue reading Procastina(nowrimo)tion

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Breaking in : after breaking free

I was on a break. For a YEAR! 12 whole months – I did not write. It was unplanned – but it happened.  Hours and hours of breaking into the freelancing market and – Poof! I disappeared – just like that. Blogs went silent, contribution leads dried up and oh, I lost the rights to… Continue reading Breaking in : after breaking free

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Why ‘Blog’ is not a four letter word!

It’s been a while since I blogged on my personal blog or on this website, and surprise, surprise – people seem to have noticed. Over the last few weeks, people ranging from close friends to mere acquaintances have been asking, ‘Not blogging much are you?’. Indeed, I’ve been surprised by the number of people who… Continue reading Why ‘Blog’ is not a four letter word!