Our Greatest Fear, SNIPPETS

THOSE CREEPY-CRAWLIES THAT MAKE YOU GO ‘YIKES!’

Do you cringe when you hear an owl screech in the dead of the night? Do you yelp when you see a snake? Do you hide under the blanket when you see a creepy branch rapping against the window, Or jump on the bed when you see a spider/rat? Of course, you do! Don't be all… Continue reading THOSE CREEPY-CRAWLIES THAT MAKE YOU GO ‘YIKES!’

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Short Stories, What's a home?

WHAT’S A HOME? – I

The milk had boiled down onto the stove, hissing angrily onto the burner, the revolting stench of burnt milk filling the tiny kitchen. Meghana muttered tame curses under her breath. She began mopping up the spilt milk when the doorbell rang. 'Manu! Please, get the door.' Three seconds later, the doorbell rang again. 'Manu?!' No response.… Continue reading WHAT’S A HOME? – I

Importance of Preparation, SNIPPETS

PREPARATION FOR PARENTHOOD

This week on Candles Online, we are discussing the importance of preparation in our lives. There are things that you can enjoy the most when you dive in head first, but for a majority of important events in our lives, we feel that we must prepare ourselves. Is parenthood one such event? Without doubt, yes. And… Continue reading PREPARATION FOR PARENTHOOD

The Ultimate Foodie

THE DIY KINDA FOODIE

I have a weird relationship with food. Throughout childhood and college, I looked at food merely as a means of nutrition, nothing more. I had a handful of favourites that my mother used to cook very well, but by and large, I used to have a 'meh' kind of attitude to food, especially to ghar-ka-khana… Continue reading THE DIY KINDA FOODIE