#AtoZChallenge : Unwritten

#AtoZChallenge : Unwritten

Not all days are the same. There are some days when you feel all pumped up, with energy oozing out from your body that you want to conquer the world. Things seem to be going your way and you are very happy about it. And then there are some days when you are depressed. Nothing seems to be going right and everything seems like a […]

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#AtoZChallenge : Online

#AtoZChallenge : Online

I’m back after a tiring day at work and while I wait for dinner to be prepared, I pick up my cellphone and I go to have a check on my online life. I begin by checking for social media updates!   I scroll through the endless pictures on Instagram, double tapping the ones that I like. There are pictures of beautiful travel destinations, yummy […]

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#AtoZChallenge : Empty

#AtoZChallenge : Empty

From the always enthusiastic Alana, I’ve now become a lost Alana!   Our lives mostly flow on a fixed course. Yes, there are little diversions that we need to take occasionally but even then it usually follows the same old path. Birth, Education, Job, Marriage, Old Age and then Death. The stages are the same.  We have our dreams, our hopes and our aspirations. But […]

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#AtoZChallenge :Dear Future Husband

#AtoZChallenge :Dear Future Husband

I looked at myself in the mirror and I liked the way I looked. In fact, for a moment I couldn’t believe that it was my reflection in the mirror. The gown was a beautiful one and it suited me well.  I got into the nicely decorated car and we drove to the church.   “Congratulations!”   That is what you want to say right? […]

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#AtoZChallenge : Cheap Thrills

#AtoZChallenge : Cheap Thrills

I look at my bank balance and worry lines begin to form on my forehead. It is just the 15th of the month and there is barely any money left. Bank balance reads Rs. 1000. I search or rather hunt in the pockets of all my old jeans, open all bags and purses with the hope of finding some money. But what do I find […]

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#AtoZChallenge : Breathe

#AtoZChallenge : Breathe

“Take a deep breath. Breathe in, breathe out!” “It is going to be okay”   No, that isn’t any of my friends or a family member consoling me. Its me, Alana talking to myself like I always do! I’ve a job interview and I’m freaking out.   I stayed up all night to prepare for the interview and I felt pretty confident or so I […]

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#AtoZChallenge : Anything but Ordinary

#AtoZChallenge : Anything but Ordinary

I feel that I’m on top of the world. The dazzling lights, the beautiful floral arrangements, the stage and not to forget the large number of people who are here today. They are all here for me. I hear my name being called out and I stand up to walk towards the stage. I’m wearing a beautiful designer dress. A diamond necklace and matching earrings […]

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Month in rewind : January 2017

Month in rewind : January 2017

January is over? Already? I was thinking that 2016 was a year that went by really fast and now it looks like 2017 is proving me wrong. January is one of my favourite months. Reasons? It is the first month of the year, thus marking a new beginning. January started off in a pleasant way for me in Mangalore with my family. I am not […]

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Simple little things

Simple little things

I hear the chirping of birds as open my eyes when the first rays of the morning sun greet me. I wake up. It definitely is a good morning. As I walk, the wind blows ever so gently carrying with it the fragrance of the freshly bloomed flowers. There is a nip in the air. But the warmth radiating from the smiles of the people around me, […]

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#MondayMusings: Like a flower

#MondayMusings: Like a flower

From the time I was a little girl, I have loved flowers. They always mesmerize me. The various colours, shapes and sizes make me realize the beauty that nature is. I used to keep looking at the flowers that I saw when I was walking on the road. Oh wait, I still do it! I used to cut out the images of flowers that came […]

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