"Back to normal", the world prays. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #77: Normal. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Sometimes when life seems to be perfect, fate intervenes and turns your life upside down. Fate can be too cruel at … Continue reading six word story #107
World yearns for normalcy. Covid disagrees. This post was written in response to my own Saturday Six Word Story Prompt (6WSP) #77: Normal. Click on the link to read entries from my fellow bloggers. Sometimes when life seems to be perfect, fate intervenes and turns your life upside down. Fate can be too cruel at … Continue reading six word story #106
In the earlier dayswe had so many choices,freedom to roam about,to explore placesfar and near,unmasked and unafraid.We could go to the cinemaand then maybe hit a restaurant.Stepping out was funand all that we didover most weekends.Malls, parks, street food,shopping, dining out,movies, concerts,road trips, partying- we did it all!The more the merrier,and so it wentuntil a … Continue reading How the times have changed!
It's great to be a social butterfly and develop and maintain links with a lot of people. But in the current situation, it is not only irresponsible but it is downright dangerous to have unwanted physical interaction with people. The strongest villain of our times doesn't discriminate, and it will spread like wildfire, infecting everyone … Continue reading SoCS – Link
Somewhere in a part of the world where the novel coronavirus was spreading like wildfire and humanity was still unsure about how to contain the spread, there was a girl called Anu who was anxiously counting down days until the eventful day.Though the cases kept increasing, the ones in power did absolutely nothing in their … Continue reading tiny tale #81: The long wait…
To a human eye, it might have seemed as if the two bald eagles were comparing notes on how to catch elusive fat rats. Perched on the highest tree that they could find, they surveyed the humans as keenly as they could. When the dogs and cats had refused to spy on the humans, Agents … Continue reading short story #21: Covert operations
She made a list, One that kept growing, As the lockdown was extended, Again, and again. She wanted to, Go out without fear (hopefully without a mask!), To live in a world where, "entry" was not restricted, Go on a shopping spree, Visit friends and family, Dine out with her loved ones, Order her favourite … Continue reading The list that changed everything
The lockdown in India has been extended up to May 3rd! So I decided it was about time to come up with a list of activities to deal with the lockdown blues. I've spend nearly 23 days trying out a few of these activities. So I know that they work! 😀 P.S: The links I … Continue reading 30 Things to do while staying at home during the lockdown! #StayAtHome #BeatLockdownBlues
Idea (noun) The one thing you need in excess at the moment when you realize that you don't have an ingredient in the middle of cooking a dish! I'm a lazy idiot who's not exactly fond of cooking. However, the current lockdown has forced me into the kitchen to cook three healthy-ish meals every day. … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: I is for Idea
Heroes (noun) The Corona version: The people at the forefront in the battle against Corona - health care workers, social welfare workers, police and fire departments, bankers, supermarket staff, grocery shop owners, delivery boys, and other essential/emergency service personnel. Stay home, if your work allows it.. at least for the sake of our heroes who … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: H is for Heroes
Germs (noun) A word that can scare people into doing anything just to get rid of it; a microorganism that is no match for soap and water. This is day #15 of the lockdown here in India. Hope you and your family are safe and well. Stay safe. Take care. Also linking up with Linda's … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: G is for Germs
Dusk had bid goodbye. The dark veil of night had claimed the sky. The Earth was silent, eerily so. The trees were still, the winds - non-existent. The humans were all locked up in cages of their own making. Distancing, socially, from each other, and from activities that hurt the environment, the very environment that … Continue reading Of thunderstorms, downpour and hope…
Dust (noun) A "harmless" thing (only when compared to COVID-19!) that can make humans sneeze and cough, and can cause them to be viewed as a source of great threat. (that is, until the throat swabs come back negative, hopefully!) I hope this one brought a smile to your face. This is day #11 of … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: D is for Dust
It's day 7 of the #lockdown in India, announced rather hastily in the wake of the coronavirus. The public has divided opinion about the lockdown, but I, for one, am all for it. In a country like India, if the virus is given free rein and provided with all the opportunity to spread, the result … Continue reading Donate, if you can. Every Rupee Counts!
The whole corona situation is snowballing into a full-blown crisis. Paranoia is only making things worse. But taking matters lightly is also not advised. Here in Kerala, we are proceeding towards near lockdown with all schools, colleges, recreational centres, theaters being temporarily closed down. Public gatherings and pilgrimages are being called off. Hundreds of people … Continue reading Life diaries #3: Life in the time of Corona