The Treasure

Bare white walls When etched with the name Divine Become sacred   A blank canvas, When splashed with colour Becomes a picture   Sheets of paper.. gone awry Become a story when Adorned with words strung together   A dash of vermillion On the forehead Speaks of love and loyalty And commitment forever   The … Continue reading



Tender moments Of words unspoken Quiet smiles exchanged Of promises unbroken   Glances that speak Lips that seek Of childish glee And sometimes gilmpses Of stark reality   Of heart-stopping looks Of wonderment and excitement Of soft touches tight embraces   A flash of anger A tear slips by A suppressed sigh Heart melting when … Continue reading

What does Freedom mean to you?

What a question! I didn’t know that Mujeeb asking me and the Deep Red Ink team this question would lead me to one of the most unforgettable journeys of my life. One that consumed me – emotionally, physically, intellectually and spiritually – but only because I chose to be consumed by it. I think at … Continue reading

The Habit!

Well, so my experiment has now ended according to the traditional suggestion of 7 days to positivity. However, it is said that if something is done for 21 days it becomes a habit. I am confused if this should be shared publicly.. i.e. is it inspiring enough for you to read everyday, or is it … Continue reading

The 7 day positivity experiment – Day 7

Wow! Day 7 is here! This has been a great week.. I thank all who’ve read this blog for their interest, comments and love. It’s not that I haven’t had any challenges this week, but my thoughts have shifted to focus on what’s right, what’s good and that which I desire. It’s humbling to see … Continue reading

The 7 day positivity experiment – Day 6

Well, I wrote my Day 5 post last night but got engrossed in a conversation with Kiran, and didn’t have time to review and publish, so just published that! It was interesting that Kiran and I had a second conversation after he had a little nap. Needless to say, our conversation was pretty magical. I … Continue reading

The 7 day positivity experiment – Day 5

Accidentally deleted my Day 5 post! Will try and recall what I had written last night but hadn’t published.. I am happy and grateful for: 1. My conversation with Kiran: Kiran and I had a cleansing and deep conversation. Thank you K for being the space that you are for me. I am so glad … Continue reading

The 7 day positivity experiment – Day 2

Day 2 – and going strong πŸ™‚ Today, I am thankful for: 1. The 20-odd volunteers that turned up for the Freedom Under Construction induction: It’s nice to see young (-er) people who are interested in acts of nation-building. Some of them have already made small contributions such as organizing blood-donation camps, one of them … Continue reading