Born to a Maharastrian Naval Officer Dad and a super talented Haryanvi mother, (both Army kids) I was born into a world of mixed culture, language, food, and Social customs. To top it we settled in Chennai amidst the elite retired Defence crowd who still believed in punctuality integrity and tambola. Life knowledge gained in that mini India and moral teachings learnt through a Convent education gave my mind enough fodder to have an imagination that could be transcribed into stories tales poems and anecdotes. I love reading, I love expressing and I love imagining. I am a Naval Officer myself (Retd.) and married to one as well. I have shifted rudder towards Kindergarten teaching but presently enjoying a sabbatical from it all.