UNLATCH THE GATES OF AURANGABAD

Fascinated by ancient and medieval architecture? Aurangabad, also known as ‘the city of gates’ will serve as a treat to your eyes. Recently declared the ‘Tourism Capital of Maharashtra’, Aurangabad is an important hub in the state’s tourism sector with its close connection to significant tourist destinations such as caves of Ajanta and Ellora and…

Howdy-do, awry soul?

Remember the good old times when our greatest worry was nothing but what game we’ll play in the evening? When we were oblivious from all the distress and materialistic pleasures of life? When we dressed snugly, behaved flaky, watched cartoons, danced and played to our hearts out, cried at the littlest of things and thought – well, who…

FASHION-MONOPOLY IN TODAY’S ERA

Who doesn’t like fashion in today’s world? To be well dressed and presentable on even a random day is an urge that every girl (even a boy!) lusts for. What stops you to follow the fad then? Is it your weight? your height? Body type? Do you really think every second person standing in a…

My most difficult decision – but a most pleasurable one!

Genre: Creative Non-Fiction I was – and still am – at that crucial juncture, what most parents refer to as an “impressionable” age. In other words, “ immature” and not “wise enough” to take “major decisions”. And to think of it, I am a full-fledged graduate and a bona fide adult at the age of…

World of technology or World of feeble-minded clones?

In today’s date of the year 2016, we cannot deny the fact that we (as in the masses) have totally centered our lives in a sphere full of technology. Directly or indirectly, if on one side technology helps make our life easier on the other side, it also makes it static and stagnant. Without denying the fact…

Tainted Friendship

God bless those days when we flared the world with our demented ways, God bless those days when we conquered our horror veiled as a knight in shining armor. What went wrong then, when a storm struck as a banter, shaking the warriors that once stood confidently to melt down and lose their mystical powers.   The clock swung it’s hands,…

A Kangaroo Court!

Genre : Fiction Once, in the jungle of Promise Land all the animals were squabbling over who should be authorized as the most efficient protector of the jungle. While it was supposed to be a unanimous decision, one by one, everybody was given a fair chance to come forward and voice their opinion on why they…

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?

  Day-Night, Light-Shadow, Laughter-Sorrow, even a flourishing tree can sometimes turn hollow! The Four seasons arrive with their own vow, while Winter inflicts flurry – Spring escorts mellow, Summer glares fireballs – Autumn showers petals to follow. To endeavor an oomph of each, take a seat and observe through the window, watch how the tree posing no leaves stands affixed in all sorrows, the same…

50 Blog Posts – 500 Followers!

Hola lovely bloggers, Today, ScintillatingMemoirs is celebrating the presence of 500 followers on its archive – what a delightful news to wake up to!! Let me start by conveying a big T – H – A – N – K – Y- O- U to each one of you for following ScintillatingMemoirs and appreciating its posts wholeheartedly….

It’s a Trumpy affair!

Genre : Comedy A man in his 40’s bought a new BMW. Excited and thrilled with his new asset, he decided to go out on the highway for a nice evening drive. Observing the pleasant weather he opened the convertible top and decided to speed up the wheels. As the needle surged 80 mph, he accelerated…

Peek-a-Boo

I crawl and tiptoe as I watch you weep, you lie on your couch with a wound so deep. I inch closer to pacify your grief, seeing me, you screeched a ghastly shrill that made me freak. Worriedly I ran up towards the roof, you came with a pillow and hushed me with a poof….

HYDERABAD – THE PEARL CITY OF INDIA

Hyderabad, also entitled as the city of Nawabs and the city of Pearls is the capital of Southern Indian states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591, today the city covers an area of approximately 650 km2. Hyderabad has developed into one of the major hubs for the information technology…