My parents and relatives were worried a lot about how the society will react. I came in quietly and closed the door. I was the happiest to reach home. The first thing I did was check on my beautiful plants. Nature had indeed nourished them, but some were on the…


I received mixed reactions when I informed my situation to the extended friend circle. Some were not convinced and pushed me to go for a retest. Some criticized the doctors and hospital for covid deaths of their close friends. Some were thankful to me for sharing my experiences. Either way…


As I eagerly counted for the 7th day to arrive, I saw some of the patients getting released. There was another family with an old man, his wife, and their daughter. Old people generally start making conversations randomly, he had become friendly by now. He would ask me every day…


6 AM, the nurses announced, “Milk & Rice water (Ganji) is available, you can collect it”. My world had turned upside down. I wasn’t used to this schedule.

7 AM, the breakfast was served, Bisi-bele bath. All the meals came in these packed portable boxes. There was an option to…


Gently absorbing what we had just heard, I picked my phone to inform my team-lead about the reports. He gave me words of assurance. When someone repeatedly says not to worry, the fact is that they are panicking more than you. I called my sister to inform her that her…


11 August 2020

Tired of my dad’s uninterrupted coughing for over a week, I finally managed to convince both my Mom & Dad to go to the hospital. My dad asked me to check on viral fever clinics, I nonchalantly said, ‘there is no such thing as a viral fever…


A large house with comfortable furniture, a home theater, a six seater dining table, two balconies, three bedrooms and a tiny kitchen where the coffee was brewing. The perfect view of setting sun through an elongated diwan placed at the corner of a balcony. …


Being in Bengaluru and not experiencing traffic would be like getting a deserved hike every year, obviously, none of it is real. We, the proud owners of two-wheelers are here to share our story. We are like the water in the river, no matter how many stones block us, we…

Anjali Sunder Naik

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