These pictures were taken during that trip, from a camera she had gifted me. Partly because photography seemed to take my mind away from the impending doom and partly because a part of me was still hopeful she'd live and we'd look back to these pictures and smile together. Soon after, she passed away (24th August, 2010) and I stopped taking pictures since my life had reduced to surviving every single breath. I had kept them in wraps since. Never showed them to anyone.
Read this if you’re wondering what ‘Fragments From My Past’ is all about. It won’t take too long. This post is, roughly, from five years ago. I was taking my O Level courses back then and was asked by a self-assessment Facebook ‘quiz’ where I see myself in 5 years and my answer can be seen in [...]
BACKGROUND Please read this! Mum was getting treated in a city 6 hours away from where she/I, was born and brought up or where we had always lived. We ended up shifting our 'home' to this, other, city. Dad got his job transferred there, and got a house alloted at a beautiful place. Until then, [...]
Back in 2010, when my mother passed away due to cancer, I decided to start posting my poems and pieces online. Barely 5 percent of anything I wrote made it online, but that's still a lot. Read more about my Mom here.. I made a Facebook page, specifically for sharing what I wrote but then changed [...]
Alright, then. It's finally time. I've NEVER spoken about my Mom on a public platform or for that matter, I don't even talk about her with my friends or my family, because talking or even thinking about her feels worse than dying on being stabbed with the sharpest knife a one thousand and ninety-nine times [...]
Once upon a time, in a far away land, Lived a beautiful queen with her smile so bright, her King tall and dark, and a princess with the widest eyes! Their lives were the merriest and their laughters so loud! Hers was a kingdom all filled with smiles, Unicorns and rainbows, and people so fine. They laughed and celebrated, [...]
I remember how back when i was a kid, being 20, was what I thought the oldest somebody could get. Now that I am 20 (and 14 days, for that matter), things haven’t changed a lot. In fact, nothing feels different. I mean, other than the fact I’m no more a teen (and of course, [...]