Monthly Archives:

January 2014

  • Poetry

    Beginnings

    photo credit: Lapse of the Shutter via photopin cc She looked most beautiful of all the prospective brides. She was everything he wanted: submissive, fair-skinned, domesticated, orphaned and uneducated. Marrying her…

  • Life

    Fragrant memories

    This post is brought to you by Airwick Growing up, my mum had a thing for incense. Sandalwood incense in particular. Almost every morning and evening, our house would be filled…

  • Life

    On becoming extroverted

    For years I have known and accepted the fact that I am an introvert. However, in the last 6 to 8 months, I have begun to question that aspect of my…

  • Life

    Words mean so much

    photo credit: Enokson via photopin cc   Compliments. When given genuinely, they can mean so much. They can brighten your day. They can lift your spirit. I have been working on…

  • Bookish Stuff

    My journey with books

    I can still vividly remember my very first book that wasn’t a Grimm fairy tale. It was Enid Blyton’s ‘Stories for you’. My parents bought it for me after I achieved…

  • Book Reviews

    Book Review: Looking for Alaska

    …by John Green. Miles ‘Pudge’ Halter is ready to make a change and move from Florida to Culver Creek Boarding School in Alabama in search of the Great Perhaps. Here he…