Why we will never call our daughter a ‘Princess’

It’s not because she isn’t beautiful … She is lovely! Her eyes sparkle, her cheeks shine. There is pluck in the way she holds her head. A little defiance, that’s infuriating and yet so endearing.  She moves with confidence and poise. Her gaze seems cool, like she doesn’t care whats going on with anyone, but…

Learning from Britain

If I could learn anything from Britain anything at all. I would like to learn from it – confidence and the power of resolve. A tiny little country smaller than the state of Oregon dared to dream big and conquer the world one-fourth of the Earth surrendered and as more colonies were formed Britain’s power…

Marriage – Guaranteed to work! – Two real life stories and some poetry

Standing on a threshold I ask myself what should it be Arranged says the voice of reason love says  ‘me’ Silly girl says reason love is  a short dream what you call love today tomorrow may  a nightmare seem No says my heart love brings two people close Companionship and understanding love nurtures  hope Practicalities…

If you were God ?

This post has been published by me as a part of the Blog-a-Ton 30; the thirtieth edition of the online marathon of Bloggers; where we decide and we write. To be part of the next edition, visit and start following Blog-a-Ton. “Me ” – I am god. I keep a close watch over everyone on…

When one man looked the other way …

This is about the “Time to change” contest by Stayfree India. You can see the Facebook page here http://facebook.com/sftimetochange It’s  march.  It’s no longer cold, and I enjoy the slight nip that’s still in the air  tonight.  I ride my delivery bike through the Gurgaon roads. I feel proud riding this flashy blue bike with “Dominos”…