*Mannu Bhai Motor Chali Pum Pum Pum*

Today, my 4 year old son stepped out of his school bus singing Mannu Bhai Motor Chali Pum Pum Pum. He was in his elements and completely oblivious to the surroundings. The bus driver and his lady assi...

*First Love*

They said we weren’t meant to be, But fell in Love, We did. I was your First kiss, You were my First dance. Your honest candor enchanted me, My comforting silence calmed you. Summer Romance, Young h...

*Tales of 2015. Wishes for 2016*

It’s 1:30 on a Friday night. I have just wrapped up a small dinner party we hosted for a dear friend of mine. The prep work for the party had been going on since morning and yes, I am knackered to a...

*A Secret Coffee Date*

She stared vacantly at the contacts list on her I-Phone. Scrolling through the names listed in alphabetical order, she paused at a few, pondered and then moved on again swiftly to find that one name, ...

*Christmas Eve*

With December came the time of the year when the D’cunha home wore its best festive look. The big, welcoming, green and white wreath hung on the mahogany door. A white star with red bow & bell p...

*The Seaside*

We used to love the seaside – Lazy kisses, carefree laughs, building sand castles with promises of Together Forever. Now…You are just a fading past on my ring-less finger. “Kids? I am no...

*Fa La La La La*

Have you ever fallen in love with something intangible? – Something that you cannot touch, but whose mere presence affects you immensely. No? I am sure you do. There must have been times when yo...

*Gratitude*

My old man was really something else. For a man who didn’t have the luxury of formal schooling, he educated himself enough to write his name and signature in English. And when he impersonated ou...

*The Girl in the Green dress*

You know what’s worse than breaking up with a boyfriend of two years? Breaking up just a week before Valentine’s Day! The breakup didn’t come as a surprise to Natasha, but she wasn’t prepared ...