still. Coffee with mi.

Camp:Bed Funny how, when we’re sick and in bed and can’t open our eyes because even the darkness is too bright, everything else comes into sharp focus. I remember thinking I should get up and switch off the fan, except the fan wasn’t on. It is also weird how all...



coffee with mi

Camp: Bed, Status: ‘Flu Truly and properly down with the ‘flu and a wheezy hacking cough that is turning wheezier and more painful by the minute, Mi. And the headache, oh! Since you know what that entails, I won’t bore you with the details. It has been raining nonstop here....



vidya sury dreams

Yesterday it was Pele, Mi. Today it was Sharda and the old gang. While I don’t remember the exact details – I suspect I’ll have flashes of memory at the oddest times and burst out laughing – but I know it was fun. For the moment though, hating the onset...



vidya sury memories

The ‘flu is visiting us, so the quiet day at home continues as the sounds and smell of firecrackers fill the air outside, Mi. After a bit of fitful sleep where, in between checking the clock, I dreamed that Pele (yeah, that one!) was chilling in our balcony and I...



Vidya Sury Diwali

Today is Diwali, Mi. But none of that gangasnanam, Deebavali marundu, oil bath, sweets and the like. This year, we’re super low key. It is almost as though we don’t celebrate this festival. Except we did. In a very different way. This year, instead of the traditional things, we created...



vidya sury affirmation

A bit of self-affirmations today, Mi. It has been an eventful day. But as you’d love to say, not without the silver linings – can’t let them get past me, right? ♥ Shelve your history Let your imagination take wing. Life awaits. ♥ Step out of your past Learn from...



I pulled the covers around me cozily, Mi,chiding myself yet again for going to bed so late, and resolving to wind up earlier from now on. Famous last words. As I got accustomed to the night sounds, the sound of the fan bothered me. I realized it was too fast,...

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