Two days back one of my friends visited me after a long gap accompanied by her 3 year old girl. The three year old immediately started exploring my house and jumping and running around. Finally, she got tired and jumped onto a chair and tucked her feet on the edge of the chair. I heard my friend admonishing her and saying ‘chaddi dikhayechhe, tu seedhi baith’ means ‘Your underwear is showing, sit straight’. It was a bit of a shock for me as I do not have girls and I do not really worry about such things. But, then I realised that the times we now live in, every bit of cautiousness is needed. Making a three year old understand that someone will look at you with as a sex object is horrifying. Continue reading
Hello friends! Atlast I hear a sigh of relief, elation and a bit of sadness. Let us talk about this fabulous week we had.
If we were having coffee, I would tell you that I had such a fabulous week writing for the ‘Write Tribe Festival of Words’. It was 7 continuous days of writing based on prompts. There was this whole group of people who became friends during this period. We egged each other on, gave suggestions and did everything to support each other. A bit similar to the April A to Z with fewer number of days. Continue reading