Short story

Newly married

“Anusha!” “Anushaaaa!” I flew out of the bathroom and into my room. Throwing off the towel, I yelled a quick ‘Coming!’ at the closed door. Aggravating the mother-in-law on Day Five would not do. Shuffling dripping wet hair from side to side, I yanked the kurta over my head and peered at my face in … Continue reading


Age no bar

“Aman, Aman!” I yelled. My poor husband fell over himself getting to the bathroom. But my hair had changed colour – almost overnight – and I had to tell someone! “Look here,” I said, showing him. “It’s happened, hasn’t it?” He took off his glasses and just stared and stared. Yes, he confirmed eventually, indeed … Continue reading