One-liner Wednesdays #24

Alarm (noun) The annoying third wheel in the beautiful relationship between you and your bed who never lets you sleep for as long as you want until you hit the "snooze" button several times or throw it away just to shut it up! I hate it when my alarm goes off and I realize that … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #24

One-liner Wednesdays #23

Forgetfulness (noun) The "special effect" your brain pulls off when you least want it to - birthdays, anniversaries, names/faces of certain people, keys, spectacles and much more! What about you? Did you find this relatable? Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. Wherever you are, I hope you are safe … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #23

One-liner Wednesdays #22

Busy (adjective) When you can't believe that 24 hours, a week, a month or even a year has seemed to pass in the blink of an eye and you haven't even completed half the things on your "to-do" list. What about you? Did you find this relatable? Ever since work started post lockdown, I have … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #22

One-liner Wednesdays #21

Twice (adverb) The minimum number of times it takes most people to correctly connect a USB cable!* *as long as it's not a Type C cable! 😀 What about you? Did you find this relatable? Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. Wherever you are, I hope you are safe … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #21

One-liner Wednesdays #20

Clumsy (adjective) When Mother Earth loves you so much and is really possessive of you that she pulls you down for hugs every now and then. Most of my friends tease me by saying that I walk as if I don't know how to walk/as if I'm going to fall down anytime. Clumsiness is my … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #20

One-liner Wednesdays #19

Hurry (noun) The unfortunate situation in which you find yourself performing tasks as if you are in a hyperlapse video and end up messing things more than half of the time! Procrastination gives way to hurry. The sooner the deadline, the more you hurry. 😀 Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #19

Three Line Tale #17: A change for the better!

The beach was a sight to behold. There was not a speck of trash to be seen. The trash seemed to have disappeared along with the humans. This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 223 prompt by Sonya. Thanks to Sonya for hosting this challenge. If you want to participate, please … Continue reading Three Line Tale #17: A change for the better!

One-liner Wednesdays #18

Cooking (noun) The one skill that was widely accepted as an essential, basic skill that everyone and anyone should know, all thanks to the lockdown. I was cooking on my own well before the lockdown and I was extremely grateful that I did learn my way around the kitchen. But we have a lot of … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #18

short story #11: A lockdown story

Earlier this year, Manu's worst fear about viruses was that they would affect his laptop! But that was the least of his worries now. The lockdown was very tough on him. He was confined to his apartment, a bachelor trying his best to fill the shoes of his maid and cook.Locked in his apartment, he … Continue reading short story #11: A lockdown story

Three Line Tale #15: A new normal…

The lockdown had robbed the birds of their easy sources of food. Gone were the days when visitors to the park would feed them. They had fend for themselves now, perched on poles, careful to maintain a safe distance. This post was written in response to the Three Line Tales, Week 221 prompt by Sonya. … Continue reading Three Line Tale #15: A new normal…

30 Things to do while staying at home during the lockdown! #StayAtHome #BeatLockdownBlues

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

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: J is for Jar

Jar (noun) The one thing in your house that absolutely refuses to open until your hands turn red with the sheer effort of trying to open the damn thing and the contents spill because of the force! I'm always in trouble with jars of jams, sauces, pickles, and honey. especially when I am opening it … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: J is for Jar

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: I is for Idea

doubt, google

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

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: H is for Heroes

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

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: G is for Germs

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

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: F is for Family

love, true love, unconditional, mother, baby

Family (noun) The people who will stick with you (like toffee, I daresay!) through thick and thin, and have your back at all times (unless, of course, if you have tested positive for COVID-19, in which case they'll have to maintain social distancing) This is day #14 of the lockdown here in India. Family is … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: F is for Family

#AtoZChallenge One-liner: E is for Envy

Envy (noun) The feeling you get when you go through your Instagram feed and wonder why you seem to lack the artistic/culinary/photography/miscellaneous skills that the majority of the population has chosen to unleash at the same time! This is day #13 of the lockdown here in India. Wherever you are, I hope you are safe … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge One-liner: E is for Envy

One-liner Wednesdays #17

Wi-Fi (noun) Just another thing that's saving my sanity during the lockdown. Written in response to today's One-Liner Wednesday challenge from Linda G. Hill. DISCLAIMER: The above-mentioned post is meant to be taken lightly. We need a bit of humour in our lives, especially in the light of recent developments. Ever since midnight, the whole … Continue reading One-liner Wednesdays #17