Monday, 30 January, 2012

Tea for two and a piece of cake.

It took one eventful year and Preeti Shenoy's new post to push me back into scribbling. I say scribbling purposely. Sabbaticals that last an year doesn't really qualify as writing. Anyhow, her post Tea for Two.. is doing its job well as a creative prompt, I must say. There you go Preeti, Voila!

So, Preeti is publishing her third book - Tea for Two and a piece of cake - which promises to be just the kind of book I would love to cuddle up on my beanbag with a cuppa on a rainy afternoon..
My friends and I have been readers of her blog for ages. Lucid, down to earth and endearing, her writing was one of the reasons why I started a blog in the first place! Her prompt now is for anyone to complete in their blog "If I could invite anybody for 'tea for two' today it would undoubtedly be .................................."

Hmmm.. A lot of choices rush into my mind. Amongst friends, siblings, relatives, idols and so on, in the end the one person I know I would want to invite for a tea for two would be - my husband. Ok technically, I don't need to invite him per se, but of course, he is the one person I would share my cup of tea with and not to forget the cake, all my life. I admit I have not really mastered the perfect cup of pure milk tea he prefers. Yet he drinks the tea I make everyday without the slightest frown. Coming to think of it, it is also symbolic of our relationship.. About two years ago we did not even know each other; but now after an arranged marriage and 8 months later, I know I have found my soulmate, my partner in crime, the kid who sees the kid in me, my best friend, my critic, my strength. This is to you, to us, to love. Cheers.

P.S: Thanks Preeti.. I wouldn't have written this for him if not for your post...! :)


Preeti Shenoy said...

So sweet!!

Best wishes to your husband and you.

thank you for taking part and glad you love my writing!

jiYa said...

Wow! Thanks Preeti!!! :)

Waiting for the book!

Rachit said...

Wowy! Loved the depth and emotions flowing in this post Jiya! It just felt so good to read such candidness and happiness.

Loved the name of your blog. :)

Privy Trifles said...

Hey that was very cute :)

Khub Bhalo!!

Arya said...

Achooo thats really sweet.. :)
loved reading this..

Anu said...


Very refreshing to read such a post especially when ''you are constantly running behind a 2 year old and has completely forgotten what it would mean to your husband to hear such words''..can't remember the last time or even one time when I pampered my husband like this...especially after marriage :D.


GhosH said...

Pleasing to read. Sweet one :-)

Anonymous said...

Your blogs have changed a lot from what it was when u started way back in 2008. Maybe, it reflects the change in you as well.

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