I have taken sabbatical from my career many times. I hold a record for most sabbaticals. First,I took sabbatical to complete my M.PHil, next time I quit job to join my husband, who was working abroad, next after my son was born, then after I had a life threatening miscarriage due to ectopic pregnancy with … Continue reading How is the Freelance Job Market during COVID?
Ever since the Covid crisis began, it has taken a toll on our mental peace. I am struggling hard to get some "me-time". A time when I can peacefully sit with my cup of tea and look out of the window. These days I am always at the beck and call of the two boys … Continue reading My Sanctum #wordlesswednesday
Apologies for the scary title. I know this kind of title can shock us more during this pandemic. However, a Bucket List may be a good idea. It may give you the motivation to survive these days of anxiety and make you more productive and energetic. With the COVID 19 virus spreading in leaps and … Continue reading Did you create a Bucket List during the Pandemic?
When I was in college, I read a short story. I can't recollect the title or author but I do remember the story very well. It was a Utopian futuristic story. It talked about a future society without the concepts of money, property and marriage. After reading the synopsis of the story if any of … Continue reading How the Society in Future Could be
Extroverts, as we all know are sociable and outgoing people who love to go out, party, meet other people and have fun. Introverts, on the other hand, are shy, reticent people who prefer to stay home and they are never the life of a party. The lockdown is proving hard for the extroverts while the … Continue reading Extroverts vs Introverts
I lost my Baro Mama (eldest maternal uncle) on Monday. He was ninety years old and bedridden since quite some time. In a way it was good that he was relieved of the pain, however, we not only lost our Uncle but the anchor of our family. He was like that huge and ancient banyan … Continue reading We lost the Anchor of the Family
I hate cooking. Each day when I wake up and look at my kitchen, the first thought that I get is to run away as far as my legs take me. Honestly speaking I am not a 'bad' cook but a 'reluctant' cook. Whenever I cook the food is not tasteless, yucky, burnt or salty … Continue reading I hate Cooking #MondayMusing
Happy birthday to me. Oh yes!! Today is my birthday. Readers, you can take this 'August' opportunity to wish me, I would be flattered. However, at home, I have firmly asked the husband and the kid not to do anything for my birthday. No celebrations, no wishes, no gifts, no dining out, no cakes, no … Continue reading Happy Birthday to me #MondayMusings
I looked outside my window, the ugly patchwork of brown plaster from the opposite building, stared back at me. Renovation is going on in the opposite building. Just like an old fractured person with a walker, the opposite building is also surrounded and supported by bamboo and iron poles on all three sides. High rise buildings … Continue reading Outside my Window #WordsMatter