Recently, a very renowned actress of India, Divya Dutta, had come to my college to promote her first book- Me and Ma- that she has written as a tribute to her mother. And luckily, I got to host that event! During the Q/A session, someone from the audience asked her how different is writing a … More Daily Prompt: Express
Being an Air Force kid, most of my schooling has been done in Kendriya Vidyalayas (central government schools in India) and most of my friends in school were all kids of defence personnel too. So we had our own terminologies which other people might find weird. For example, for us the school uniform was just … More Trends and Terminologies
“What is this for?” asked mother, pointing to the ‘Tethering & mobile hotspot’ function on the cellphone’s screen. “That is for connecting our device to other devices- mobiles or PCs- via USB or Wi-Fi”, she explained. “Oh! Back in our day, only people were connected or tethered to other people, not these devices of yours…”, … More The Lost Connection
“The first step is to hold the pencil over the first point, see like this,” her art teacher explained holding her hand over the sketch book. “Now all you gotta do is drag the pencil from the first point to the next along the dashed lines. Careful, do not draw outside of the dashes!”, she … More The first lesson
via Daily Prompt: Passenger “A passenger, is all we are”, said Amma, as she listened with utmost attention, those dove eyes fixated on Amma. “The soul sheds the bodies, one after the other, like we change clothes and in each birth acquires a new one”, Amma continued. Her daily bedtime story always followed with an … More The ‘chakra’ of life
For the better part of an hour now, she’d been walking around, looking for any clue about the rest of her tour group. She accidentally got separated while trying to grab an ice cream from a near by parlour. “Damn that ice-cream”, she thought cursing herself to be so careless. Her phone was dead and … More Lost and Found
Come to think of it, the single thing that has brought me the maximum joy in life, has always been a piece of paper! Being the nerd that I am, the score cards on the day of results back in school always used to be a welcoming sight! Also, making cute little greeting cards for … More Just a piece of Paper!
In response to the writing prompt, You, Robot… If, by some miracle, I end up with a robot which could do just any one of my chores for me, it’s gonna be, undoubtedly, writing assignments! I can already imagine what a life it would be where you don’t have to go through that endless torture of … More Writ-o-bot