Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: writing

That instant glow

I like it when I turn on the lights as I enter a dark room..a radiant glow embraces the room, transforming it instantly. Now if only my life could transform … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 6 Comments

Lazy Waters

The waters around here are lazy. They don’t work and they don’t do sounds. How often I wish they could be more, work harder and make some noise..swirl, swoosh, gurgle, … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 11 Comments

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

It was a blank, white, drab wall when I’d left for my work trip. When I returned, it was vibrant and alive with all these colors. “Who did this?”, I … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 12 Comments

Growing under the big banyan tree

“There is always music amongst the trees, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.” Maybe my grandpa, dadaji, could hear it. He was a farmer, lived in … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 21 Comments

Friendly faces in unknown places

“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.” – Edith Wharton How true is that! Traveling in unknown places … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · 22 Comments

My serene spot in this city

Sometimes living in a city can feel like you’re caught in a whirlwind and trying hard not to get sucked into the vortex. It helps to get away from the … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 20 Comments

Little hands, big grip

One of my fondest childhood memories is of the daily trips I used to take from my school  bus’ stop to home. We lived at the end of a narrow … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

A very long day !!

I am in Wales?? You’ve got to be kidding me!! Fifth of February this year turned out to be a very long day. I started out  at 2 am on … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

That cute little cafe with chalkboard menu in Montmartre

“Where do we eat now?”, my friend asked. It was 9 pm on a Thursday and we had spent the whole day wandering around Montmartre in Paris. “Let’s look at … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

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