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What to do when you are battling the flu #MondayMusings

What to do when you are battling the flu #MondayMusings

Battling the ‘flu January has been a cold month even for us lucky folks in Mumbai. The cold weather which alternates with hot, however, is great for ‘flu germs that are just waiting to attack. The first week it was sniffles for me. Then it was a stomach ‘flu for Wow Dinga and Little Po. And in the last week of January, the germs got hold of me again. For a while, I thought I’d battled it successfully as I…

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Crank it up #DailyPost

Crank it up #DailyPost

Last week we were getting ready for work when the phone rang. Who could it be? I hope it’s not what I think it is. No, I don’t think so but let’s find out.   Five minutes later I found out. You won’t believe this : the hospital has asked for the crank The crank? Yes the crank. That’s the instrument used to raise and lower the Fowler’s Bed. But why would they ask for it now? Because another patient…

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Swallow #TheDailyPost

Swallow #TheDailyPost

In normal times we take for granted How easy is it to swallow A bitter pill A sweet compliment But when you are just laid up in bed Propped up by pillows And your muscles slowly constrict To make it hard to swallow Just a drop of water The throat is parched , The muscles tired Having worked for years The time has come for them to stop. That is the hardest pill to swallow. Sharing thoughts on #MondayMusings brought…

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#WritingWednesday – a memoir in a moment

#WritingWednesday – a memoir in a moment

On writing a memoir Writing is always a therapeutic exercise for me.Once I was going through a personal issue and I used to call out to the Universe to help solve it.  It was like releasing the pressure of a cooker , the moment  I articulated  my request . In a lifetime of a fifty years there are lots of memories that flit in my mind. Some pleasant and some not. Writing a memoir only about pleasant things would be…

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