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September 2015

Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 32

love is a place & through this place of love move (with brightness of peace) all places yes is a world & in this world of yes live (skilfully curled) all worlds ~~~ ee cummings ~~~ he stood at the doorway watching her. her eyes were dreamy yet they sparkled with merriment, or was it mischief, every now and then. but then back they went to another world where likely fairies and fauns lived and also rajkumars and their princesses.…

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Literature

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Sword Princess

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Sword Princess Review

While I have a new addition to my family (a puppy!), I still managed to steal away some time to complete the ebook I had already started. So, let me tell you what Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Sword Princess is all about. By the way, don’t be too hard on yourself, wondering how a Sherlock mystery exists that you probably have not heard of before. This was an Amazon recommendation. A mix of classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 33

anjali sat before the dressing table staring at the row of green and gold fine glass bangles she had just selected from her rack of bangles. her eyes had strayed to the pale pink ones on another stack wondering if she should combine those with the bright leaf green ones when she caught herself up short. shyam ji was a cheat. he was in police custody. what was she doing staring at bangles in the middle of that? anjali could…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 26

ipk arshi fanfic Hamesha A heartbeat away

INDEX Chapter 26 Red.. Not crimson like jiji’s.. Not maroon like mamiji’s.. Red like devi maiyyas chunari.. Like the richness of rubies glittering under a blazing sun.. Like that very same sun when it starts to set after a scorching day.. Carmine like blood that flows in our veins.. throbbing of life.. Like the color of sindoor that was heaped onto the silver plate by her side.. Khushi Kumari Gupta saw her lehenga in the mirror. The golden threads, beads,…

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road to singapore

leave my village alone

come with me to holland village. it’s not far from my place. it’s never been far from my place. ever since 18 november 1997, when i first came to this island country, it’s been just a few minutes away from my home. sometimes twenty, sometimes 30; right now, about 15. if you take the bus it’s two stops. if you drive, it’s two minutes. the first time i stepped out of my home in singapore, i went to holland v.…

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Arshi FF : Without You

without you: chapter 31

there will always be people who say it does not exist because they cannot have it. but i tell you it is true and that you have it and that you are lucky even if you die tomorrow. ~~~ ernest hemingway, for whom the bell tolls ~~~ the wind was chilly and had a bite in it. it blew across his face, glancing off the planes and ridges of his lean visage as he ran. he was wearing a pair…

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Espresso Shots

the birthday gift: a story

it was her birthday and he had bought her nothing. nikhil kadan swore under his breath. then realising he was alone, he swore again, this time the four letter word was clearly audible, it carried all his ire, it practically struck and reverberated against the square glass ashtray lying on the desk. he scrunched his brow thereafter and pursed his lips. because the problem remained. he hadn’t bought her anything and it was quite late in the evening, there was…

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Epic Channel

The Illustrious Forts – Ekaant Season 2

The Illustrious Forts - Ekaant Season 2

The episodes on the illustrious forts covered in the Epic Channel show ‘Ekaant Season 2’ are a treat to watch. The second season started with the Raigarh fort, which is synonym with the Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The fort was the capital of the Marathas and has been a witness to many major events of the Maratha empire.   Kumbhalgarh fort  This historical fort of the Mewar region is truly a wonder. It has a wall, about 36 kms.…

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Arshi FF : Not Cut Out For Love

not cut out for love: chapter 32

garima gupta was worried. why would the raizadas cancel a havan unless something was seriously amiss. and what might that be? she sat breaking the ends off french beans and removing the strings, part of her mind pondering the seasoning for the vegetable, whether it should be cooked as a dry sabzi or one with a little gravy. these were the everyday, seemingly inconsequential things that often helped garima cope with the harshness of life. she had grown up in…

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Arshi FF : Hamesha ~ A heartbeat Away

Hamesha ~ A heartbeat away : Chapter 25

ipk ff hamesha a heartbeat away chapter 25

INDEX Chapter 25 It was one of those rare moments when Arnav Singh Raizada was simply sitting. A laptop was not open in front of him. Neither was his bluetooth attached to his ear. His books lay neatly arranged in alphabetical order on the distant bookshelves. Even the bright green watering can remained by the rose bush, not in use. ASR did not believe in wasting time resting or in idle chatter. He throbbed with life. Even if his physical…

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