So where was I? Aah yes, the Special Army Train had just arrived at our station at 12 noon. Check the first part here to get yourself up to speed (pun not intended). The special Army train pulled up at the platform at the opposite end of the station -- a platform which was not… Continue reading Army Train Journey Part 2: Samne se dheere chalega, dheere chal!
FAQ No 5: Kid’s schooling or keeping the family together?
Since I have no experience in dealing with a situation like this, I will request all readers to give their inputs. Many of you must have gone through something similar as well.
Here’s the tale of Lt Nidhi Dubey and Lt Swati Mahadik
Nidhi Dubey's husband, Naik Mukesh Dubey, died of a cardiac arrest when Nidhi was 4 months pregnant. Nidhi, who lived in Sagar, moved to Indore for further studies and job. When she learned that war widows can also join the army, she started preparing for the entrance and was given ample support by the… Continue reading Here’s the tale of Lt Nidhi Dubey and Lt Swati Mahadik
Army Train Journey Part 1: ‘Expected Time Of Departure’ is moh maya!
Heard of the special Army train? No, no, not the NDA special. I am talking about the one in which female presence is allowed! 😛 <div></div> I first heard about this special Army train from many army wives, who had accompanied their husband's battalion (or Unit) in such trains while shifting from one positing location to… Continue reading Army Train Journey Part 1: ‘Expected Time Of Departure’ is moh maya!
*Guest Post* How being a Fauji’s girlfriend changed my life!
Being a soldier’s girlfriend may not sound anything different or specialto many... but when you are actually with a soldier, you will see how life changes in unthinkable ways. We have been together since forever but it's been a couple of years since I became the soldier's girlfriend Our relationship has changed in a lot… Continue reading *Guest Post* How being a Fauji’s girlfriend changed my life!
Two books by Tanushree Podder that have nailed the NDA-IMA experience
I had been meaning to write about these two books earlier (months ago actually) but staring at the walls in my house and the computer in office took up most of my life's time all this while. Book 1: Boots Belts and Berets by Tanushree Podder traces life of a group of friends through their years at… Continue reading Two books by Tanushree Podder that have nailed the NDA-IMA experience
No 4G for Fauji. Only Parle G!
When the Curious Army Wife doesn't get her prescribed dose of phone calls, she resorts to making mean memes of Major Sa'ab. Sigh! What do you do when your man is out of network or just doesn't call fyou for weeks at end?
You know how a song, a phrase, a dialogue often reminds you of your fauji, and whenever you hear it, his image comes to your mind? For me, that dialogue is "Jiss upabhogta se aap sampark karna chahte hain, wo abhi coverage shetra se bahar hai." 😈😈
*Guest Post* How is it Like Being an Army Wife?
I'm back with another guest post, this time from Army wife Manisha Shejwal with this amazingly insightful post. Enjoy... How is it like being an Army wife? Every young girl dreams and waits for a prince charming to come on a black horse and take her away as his bride to get married. When she… Continue reading *Guest Post* How is it Like Being an Army Wife?
13 Egg starters to utilise those ration wale ande!
If those weekly egg trays that come in the ration are too much for your small family, then I am sure you are always on the lookout to finish off those 20-something eggs before the next batch gets delivered. Major Sa'ab and I had literally broadcast to the entire military station that we have extra… Continue reading 13 Egg starters to utilise those ration wale ande!