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Remains of the curry#FridayReflections

Sandokan stirred from his mid morning nap. Princess purred beside him. Stretching out lazily, they began their usual routine of getting ready like the others on Makete Street. As doors banged shut while people left for work, they could hear pressure cookers whistling down the road. Slowly, engines revved up down the street  as people… Read More Remains of the curry#FridayReflections

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Whatever happened to plain old sponge ! #FridayReflections

The other day I walked into a cake shop Nostalgic for vanilla sponge . But all I saw were cakes of chocolate Each one more exotic than the next! There was chocolate cake with swirls of butter cream – shaded in grades of chocolate Ombré I was told they called it while the next had… Read More Whatever happened to plain old sponge ! #FridayReflections

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The Blue Bicycle #FridayReflections

If inanimate objects could experience emotion, the blue bicycle would have been very happy. After two months of shivering in the garden shed , she finally saw the light of day . Summer had come and today was the perfect day for a ride on the beach. It was difficult riding on the shifting sand… Read More The Blue Bicycle #FridayReflections

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Alone together #FridayReflections

This is my take on ‘Alone Together ‘ this week’s prompt on #FridayReflections hosted by Corinne and Sanch at EverydayGyaan. Now we are alone together Here we are alone together Sitting holding hands in the twilight of our lives. Once upon a time we were together but never really alone : we had our parents,… Read More Alone together #FridayReflections

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Illness is ephemeral too #FridayReflections

As I sit alone in front of my chicken soup I am reminded that everything in life is ephemeral. I have come out to eat because I want to escape the sixth consecutive meal of ‘moong daal khichadi’ Normally this tops my list of soul food especially when I’m down and out but this time… Read More Illness is ephemeral too #FridayReflections