To Love Is To Live

My dear readers, have you ever woke up to a certain song stuck in your head? I did this morning and the way my mind works I’m always so curious as to where it came from. I grew up with my mother playing a lot of John Denver and American folk music in our house. The song that popped in…

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बातें अभी बाकी थी ।

बातें अभी बाकी थी । कुछ अनकही अनसुनी बातें अभी बाकी थी कुछ प्यार की कुछ तकरार की बातें अभी बाकी थी । थोड़ी नज़दीकियों की थोड़ी दूरियों की बातें अभी बाकी थी । एक कदम पर तुम थे एक कदम पर हम थे दोनों की वो कहानी अभी बाकी थी । थोड़ी बेबसी मिली तो थोड़ी तन्हाई थी फिर भी वहीं ज़िंदगी की बातें अभी बाकी थी ।…

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Challenges of being dusky in India

In India, where being fair is glorified and considered synonymous with being beautiful, if you are dark-skinned then definitely it has not been a cakewalk for you. We had asked our readers to share their experiences and challenges that they faced due to society’s obsession with lighter skin. Read on these stories by three women who are dusky and lovely…

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Add little more life.

Adding more life, doesn’t mean adding time but adding more smiles,  and reducing cries. I know it is not easy, but what’s the difficulty when smiles can  bring tears then why can’t tears bring smiles. Problems come to wake you, not to break you or shake you to act like an eye opener, to be solved with laughter. Tears did  their job, of cleansing the eye like eye drop now…

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