Radhika's Diaries

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“I love collecting boxes.”
The only problem is that they come in different shapes and sizes, so I am unable to stack them in an orderly manner on the shelf. So whenever someone opens the cabinet door, one or two boxes invariably spring out like “Jack in the box.” Since I am used to it, I duck and dodge smartly.
But the others are not so lucky. “Owww,” cries out one son in an aggrieved tone as a heart-shaped box takes him neatly on the left side of his head. He’s even more aggrieved when I ignore him and rush over to check if the box is intact! “Your cabinet is an absolute Pandora’s Box,” he mutters, rubbing his head.
“It’s time you thought outside the box, mom” says the other, keeping a wary eye on the shelf.

In my house Dad hoards…..
It’s big business with him. Nothing – BUT NOTHING – is discarded in the house without it first going under his scanner and then put away carefully. It could be just about anything – used cells, screws of different sizes, grocery receipts of over 3 years……
Mom disposes.
She doesn’t like clutter. A thing will be lying around in the house for a couple of years or more and one fine day, mom will get into her cleaning mode. She will prowl around the house armed with a duster and a long cobweb cleaner.

While at it, she’ll decide by some intricate calculations, that something has over-shot it’s store-by-date and out it goes into the pile in the shed behind the house, to await it’s turn with the scrap dealer……

Short extracts from a couple of chapters of my just released new book FUNNY SIDE UP – Tales to tickle your funny bones.

A collection of short tales guaranteed to make you chuckle and ponder over the lighter side of life.

Let’s leave the serious discussions and heady debates on life to the Pros and let’s just take life with its comic side up.

Available on Amazon at a price that’ll make you grab your debit card and buy it pronto! Just click on the red link below.

Funny Side Up – Tales to tickle your funny bones

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25 thoughts on “And my 2nd book is out….

  1. This looks like a very promising deal.
    Congratulations on your second book!
    And yes, I’m a hoarder too but my occassional obsession for a clutter free home keeps the hoarding in check

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    1. That’s where my parents strike a balance i guess…. πŸ˜„πŸ˜„
      Thank you Shweta.


  2. soniadogra says:

    Good luck with your amazing book Radhika. Loved it completely


  3. All the best with the second book. I like that it has a comic twist to it. During the trying times that we are going through due to the pandemic, many need to read something light that will blow way their worries away briefly.


  4. Pr@Gun says:

    This seems to be an interesting read, will surely check your book.
    Your writing made me curious to know more about the boxes and scrap too.
    Congratulations for the book.


  5. Rashi Roy says:

    Congratulations and the book looks interesting. This is what we must read in the otherwise serious world!


  6. Wow! Congratulations on your second book! Huge achievement indeed! More power to you!


  7. Madhu Bindra says:

    Congratulations on your second book. I enjoyed reading the excerpt and would be getting your book soon.


  8. Ruchi says:

    Congratulations 🎊 obviously the books going to be an interesting read


  9. Ritu says:

    Congratulations on your book. I have been hearing so much about it. I have already got a copy and am looking forward to reading it.


  10. Jhilmil says:

    Congratulations on your 2nd book, this sounds a perfect fun read I need:)


  11. Amrita Basu says:

    Congratulations on the second book.Loved the excerpts and the name.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Do download it. It’s free for today and tomorrow till 12.00 noon


  12. Harshita says:

    Oh! I simply loved this book! would suggest everyone to buy it!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Heyyyy! You did! That makes me soo soo happy. Thank you Harshita! πŸ€—πŸ€—

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  13. jainnehas says:

    Congratulations! this is amazing. Yours first was really good so can’t wait to read this one.


  14. practicalmumnupur says:

    Awesome! If it’s anything like the JP family (and I’m sure it’s better because your writing is definitely aging like fine wine) then I’m gonna love love this one πŸ™‚ congratulations.. and I’m off to the kindle store!

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    1. Yayyyyy! Thank you so much!
      Hope it lives up to your expectations!! πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—


  15. Congratulations Radhika! I’m a huge fan of your writing and I will purchase your book for sure. Though my current TBR list is so long, don’t know when I’ll get to it!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hahaha! Slow and steady will get you there Noor. Thank you Noor.
      And that’s a huge huge huge compliment coming from a multi faceted lady like you!! πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ˜πŸ˜

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  16. Congratulations Radhikaji! I have already downloaded it and I am a slow reader and hence a bit late in catching up. I am sure it’s going to be a very interesting read!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thats really sweet of you. Thank you very much.
      And do take your time reading it. Let me know what you think whenever you get around to reading it. πŸ˜ŠπŸ€—

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