Nidhi was reminiscing at the picture of her and Nalin as children playing with balloons. The vibrant colours contrasted with the dull thought in her mind. The night before, Nalin had proposed marriage and she had revealed to him her childhood trauma from abuse. It had left her incapable of ever having children. … Read More Will you marry me?
Shiela clicked the picture of kids playing with balloons for a reputed magazine. The youngest girl in the group, about 10 years old, caught her attention. Shiela thought of herself at that tender age. She was viewed as a liability by her poor parents and married off to an old widower. But Shiela had fled… Read More The girl who wrote her own destiny
A journey starting in a remote Indian village had brought Shakti to the land of opportunities. She was to deliver a lecture in the US on how technology could be used in agriculture and the youth can be motivated to farm. She had a lump in her throat as her mind recollected that ominous day… Read More The girl with a vision
I am not one of those who has to mandatorily make a New Year resolution every year. Instead, all through the year, I say things that I want to do but adhering to them or not, well that’s a totally different story. So here are some that come up every now and then but get… Read More New Year resolutions – gone with the wind!