A Struggle Against Silence: My Writing Process Blog Hop

writing is a struggle against silence

  Writing is a struggle against silence. ~Carlos Fuentes I wrote these words sometime last year:  I have so much to say. But it’s buried deep within. Writing is my way of bringing it to the fore. But it’s not always easy. I think the editor in my head plays a lot of games at […]

The Alphabet Is Fine


Today I start playing with the alphabet, again! Yes, I’m doing the April Blogging From A to Z Challenge for the second time. After our experience with the Challenge last year, I decided that I was doing it on Everyday Gyaan too besides on From 7Eight. I’m also linking into the Ultimate Blog Challenge and […]

Composers For Relief Supporting The Philippines

Composers for Relief Album Cover

When I read Vidya Sury’s  stirring piece, A Cup of Peace,  and Damyanthi Biswas’ compelling post, Is There Hope in 2014?, both written for a fantastic cause, I knew I wanted to do my bit for this  too. It’s another thing that I lost my heart to that country when I spent almost a month there […]

More Writing From The Heart


As I get set to write this I’m listening to Eva Cassidy sing ‘True Colors‘ and loving it. What a song, what a voice, and what a woman! But it’s the lyrics that get to me. ‘I see your true colours shining through…. And that’s why I love you. So don’t be afraid to let […]