“Shhh! Don’t tell anyone” #WOW

“Shhh…Don’t tell anyone”…I overheard the voice from the back of bushes while I was returning with my friends from the playground. I checked my watch, it was 7 pm. The Sun was ready to set, birds were flying back to nest and the cows were retreating to their shed. I was startled to hear the

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Walk A Mile In My Shoes!

When I was a small girl, life seemed easy and I envied the lifestyle of my father, who used to be on regular tours as he was in the marketing division. 35 years back, traveling by flight and staying at five-star hotels was a luxury and I thought how lucky he was. I often used

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On Road to Fitness! #ApneTareekeSeHealthy

Once people with good health were praised and it was thought that they belonged to well to do family and skinny people were scorned at and a number of comments followed, “Tumhe khaana nahin milta” or “Khaana tumko kha jaata ha”. Now the situation is reversed, skinny people are praised and people throng in numbers

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Grandparents Day! #LoveJatao

My life has been guided by my grandparents and I know the bliss of having them in our lives and their presence in our life makes our life wonderful. My husband did not get a chance to see his grandparents and did not know much about the unconditional love and care of them. When after

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One Liner Wednesday! #Bereaved

  “The gutsy desired to bring in the change, the cowards nipped her voice forever.” There are immense people who want to change existing system but the fear of attack stops them to move further.  Gauri Lankesh tried and unfortunately met with the ill fate of losing her precious life. Under fear people don’t raise their voice against

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Is Bursting Out the Only Solution? #Anger

Since childhood, I despised people who showed anger for no cause and I maintained a good distance from them to save myself from their wrath. I believed that if someone (parents or extended family) really wish to correct me then they better explain me coolly instead of showing resentment & anger which I despised. I

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Musings XVI #Life #Parkinsons

Life is so unpredictable, I never knew. Little joys of life could bring sorrow one day Never ever thought of it so. The day, when I learned swallowing & chewing mouthfuls of cereals Smiles floated on my father’s face. Now, When he is able to chew & swallow It seems as if he has cleared

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Musings XIII

Ignoring her urgency, Tilting her face, He bit her earlobe gently. His biting was so seductive, that she forgot her way. © Ila Varma 2017 Linked to #Three Word Wednesday.

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