My last get together in this home…

Four years here and time for a move, so it was only natural that I rounded up the girl gang for a final get together. The girl gang at this place I’ve lived in has been awesome, they’ve become a sisterhood, a group I can call on at midnight if I need help.

Therefore, when Sula Wines and Bournville invited me to throw a Dark Duet party, I thought the timing couldn’t have been more right. It was kind of bittersweet, the celebration. The girls were rounded up, the finger foods organised, the wines duly sent in by Sula kindly, a lovely white chenin blend called Dia, which was amazingly smoothly and astonishingly VFM when we did the obscene thing and checked the price, a Dindori Shiraz which was smooth and fragrant, and went fantastically with the spicy snacks we were gobbling down. And then there was the Sula Brut. Add to this the Bournvilles.

The child called in his band of merry pintsizes to add to the fun, and at one point I swear I had over 15 under nines in the house, and could be found shivering in the dry balcony while they took over the house completely. Of course, I exaggerate.

Here is the fun that was had. This is stuff good memories are made of.


About Kiran Manral

Kiran Manral published her first book, The Reluctant Detective in 2011. Since then, she has published eight books across genres till date. Her books include romance and chicklit with Once Upon A Crush (2014), All Aboard (2015), Saving Maya (2017); horror with The Face at the Window (2016) and nonfiction with Karmic Kids (2015), A Boy’s Guide to Growing Up (2016) and True Love Stories (2017). Her short stories have been published on Juggernaut, in magazines like Verve and Cosmopolitan, and have been part of anthologies like Chicken Soup for the Soul, Have a Safe Journey (2017) and Boo (2017). Her articles and columns have appeared in the Times of India, Tehelka, DNA, Yowoto, Shethepeople, New Woman, Femina, Verve, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Conde Nast Traveller, DB Post, The Telegraph, the Asian Age, iDiva, TheDailyO and more. She was shortlisted for the Femina Women Awards 2017 for Literary Contribution. She is a TEDx speaker and a mentor with Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk 2017.
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One Response to My last get together in this home…

  1. Meera says:

    Kiran – you are a liar 🙂 Where are your fine lines? Where is the crows feet? Where are the extra kilos? Where are the 40 years? Hmmmph… You look fab and gorgeous..


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