The Home Coming…(a fiction)

The flight was about to land and she found her mind embroiled in a volley of emotions, not one in particular that could be discerned...regrets for all the choices of the past mainly involving moving away from the homeland...elation of being able to touch base again...anticipations of meeting all the loved ones she had once … Continue reading The Home Coming…(a fiction)

Modern Day Confusions – Love vs Arranged (marriage)

After a string of failed affairs, Alia had begun to wonder if she should look at the option of having an arranged marriage. Until now, where she strongly believed in self-selection and the credence that attraction and romance were extremely important factors without which a marriage would not subsist, results attained were zero. She had … Continue reading Modern Day Confusions – Love vs Arranged (marriage)

Little memories…huge bliss

Post hectic work schedules and non-stop meetings, as I sit back in my cubicle, badly in need of a breather, my hands absent mindedly click away on the laptop, going about the familiar work flows, under the instructions of my brain. But hey!!! Where's the mind? Well, It's kind of lost at the moment, pre-occupied … Continue reading Little memories…huge bliss

Cooking…a combination of the therapeutic + meditation + art

After an early start each day, by early evening, my energy to think and function is dwindled down and mind begins wandering around thoughts of things that I could do after reaching home. The office hours end at 5.00 pm and since the travel is far, I choose to leave with my colleagues who use … Continue reading Cooking…a combination of the therapeutic + meditation + art

My First Day of Guilt!!!

After a year long work break, my first day in a new office, commenced today. Having joined as a Senior Finance Manager, my boss, a senior person and professional, seemed very happy to have me as a part of his core team since the idea that  I would offload him, besides the value addition  aiding … Continue reading My First Day of Guilt!!!

Good Morning Dubai

  A typical early morning december in Dubai... the streets filled with dense fog...nothing visible beyond a kilometer or maximum two...the city finds itself waking up to the chill and yet remains active...draped in an overcoat, as I walk on the foothpath, across the various signals while heading towards the metro near my house, I look … Continue reading Good Morning Dubai