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What Object Do You Cherish and Why? #CBF16 #blogging

I’ve stared at this photo in the past years, and imagined her growing up, growing older, falling in love, getting married, becoming a mother.

But there she sits, a teenager on a sunny afternoon, surrounded by classmates, ‘tiffins’ full of food, steel dinner plates (in the days before the scourge of plastic and thermocol), a skinny street dog behind her and that confident half-smirk-smile she always wore. And there I am, by her side, unknowing that one day, this photograph would be all I would have of her, as I sit at my table, writing.

#Blogging and Writing: How have you been?

This year of blogging and writing has been a bit of a roller-coaster. I moved to my own domain, drafted my novel manuscript twice, and went through about a 100 rejections of short stories. On the other hand, the work-in-progress novel got longlisted for the Bath Novel Award, and I had flash pieces published at…