Those four days – Mother’s day special edition


Those four days. Jhunjhuna could still be heard in that hushed moonlit night, but nothing seemed coaxing. Mother sitting there like a bilious pigeon. Father almost bewildered. Nani incessantly on with her nuskas.  One more diaper was left in that packet. And then again a sudden outburst.   Nonstop suggestion from relatives worked even this […]

Expectations – An unusual story of love


It was late in the evening, about 7:45 as per the clock and as usual the Indian Railways was living up to its expectations. The well-endowed, super fast express was about one and a half hours late. Me and my father, along with half a dozen people who had come along for a family see-off […]

F.R.I.E.N.D.S – Shades of us


Finally. Finally after a year. It was 5 AM in the morning and she was looking forward to something. Something that made her heart clench. It was going to be the same feeling , same place, same people . There is something to be said about making new memories in the same old place with […]

Clothes do not make a Gentleman, Character Does

Kolkata Diaries Today, I’ve penned down an incident observed by a senior colleague. The purpose of this article? Well it will be revealed as his narrative unfolds:- “It is not every day that I go outside for lunch during the break. But that particular day for reasons I can’t recollect at this moment, I went […]

The sugar free apricot oats


Print Yum The Sugar Free Apricot Oats IngredientsApricots (dried) – 8 (soaked and pureed) Oats – 1/2 cup Milk – 2 cups Mixed nuts – 2 tsp Yogurt – 1 tspInstructions1. Bring the milk to boil. 2. Toast the oats, grind it and make a coarse powder of it. 3. Reduce the flame of the […]