It is quarantine day 10.
An unexpected turn of events. We had gone for a family holiday to a long pending trip abroad. It had been pending since I last missed my graduation ceremony because of visa issues four years back. So this trip of our family was very satisfying.
Until the virus came in and dont get me wrong. The virus did not hinder our trip at all. When we reached uk, there was only one case in the whole country. As a precausion we still carried 5 hand sanitisers, one for each and then one as an extra.
The first time I heard that sanitizers were over everywhere in the country, I though the shop over was joking. Amd then it was the turn of toilet papers. There were many more surprises to come. Stay tuned.
Published by Pranjulaa
An Msc in Creative Industries (Management) from Birkbeck, University of London, I wrote my first poem when I was only 13 years old, and currently I hold a collection of about 800 poems. I was enrolled into Poetry College, Batch of 2019 in Mumbai, and have Msc in Creative Industries Management, from University of London (2015). My poems have been published on Poetry Nature, Poets India, Image Curve and Nocturne Journal, amongst others. An author to “Short and Sweet Story”, published at Storytel as an audio book, I am now working on my first independent book of poems. Recently, I won a cash prize for a poetry competition based on a painting organized by Arts Illustrated and NDTV Mojarto. You can read some glimpses of my poems on @poetrybypranjulaa
I continue to work as an independent art consultant and researcher while managing my venture, Pranjal Arts which has a private collection of around 200 Indian art paintings.
List of awards:
•Awarded Scholarship for Creative writing by Mayo College Girl’s School, Ajmer(2011)
•Represented Birkbeck, University of London at British Chamber of Commerce Conference in London, UK as Potential Leaders of the future. (2015)
•Venue Ambassador, Birkbeck, University of London (2015)
•Invited for the “Thrive” Conference on Arts fundraising in Bath, UK (2015)
•Awarded on International Women’s day for showing international leadership in the field of Indian dance and poetry (2016 )
•Awarded the Lions Pride Award during the international service week.(2018)
•Selected for World Governance Expedition to Russia, organized by Vision India Foundation (2019)
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