Outside my Window #WordsMatter

As I pour steaming tea into two cups, I realize I have been on my feet for over an hour and its not yet 7 am. I hand over the cup to the husband and hasten to sit down. 7 am is clearly the busiest time of my day. My younger son leaves for school,…

The Clockmaker by Paromita Goswami #BookReview

I have read Paromita’s books Shamsuddin’s Grave and Grow Up Messy and loved them both. I started reading The Clockmaker with high expectations. And they were definitely met. What I love about Paromita’s writing is the details. She is not only able to give the details of a scene physically but also the emotional turmoils…

A million stars #WoWe

‘I want to see a million stars Zayed,’ Ruhi said.  Zayed smiled knowing what she meant.  It took him back to his remote village at the edge of the backwaters which got a road and electricity about two decades ago.  He was twelve when electricity had finally arrived.  Before that, the kerosene-lamps were the only…

The Clockmaker by Paromita Goswami #BookBlitz

  check out the schedule hereTHE CLOCKMAKER by PAROMITA GOSWAMI         BLURB   Can you change destiny? What if you can?   Ashish, a passionate clockmaker is frustrated with his life – financial insecurity, his ongoing nightmares and his family, wife Lata and son Vicky, are driving him crazy.   Lata is having a…

The Green Sari #WoWe

Minal touched the green sari wistfully as her employer Sheila showed it to her.  She wished she could own it but she knew it was much beyond her meagre wages.  She hoped that someday it will be hers once Sheila got tired of wearing it. At home that evening,  Minal silently washed the mound of…

Faith by Devdutt Pattanaik #BookReview

Devdutt Pattanaik is my favourite go to source for all things mythology and spiritual. I am a Hindu and like all other Hindus in my family, you will never find me belting out bhajans or having a ‘havan’ or ‘mata ki chowki’ in my house. I also have never undertaken a fast for any of…