Wedding, Family and Food. Forget Bride and Groom

I may not seem a suitable person to be talking about weddings since I ELOPED, but I simply love a wedding. Not all, just the traditional ones that happens back home. Most marriages take place in the months of November,… Continue Reading

A Farmer’s Shed

  There can’t be a greater sin than breaking into a farmer’s shed. A tattered hut built from collected and begged scraps, Made to stand on salvaged, old but reliable poles of timber, cut open oil tin cans nailed to… Continue Reading

Waiting to be Wowed

I am waiting for my next ‘WOW’ moment. It has been a while…. That kind of moment when I can’t believe my Eyes, When I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. The tiniest hair on my body will Stand,… Continue Reading

Hair Coloring and the Best Age to Stop

A couple of months ago, a strand of white hair (not grey) was discovered from my head. As my husband tried to extract it, I pretended to be composed but inside, I was panicking. Though I had always hoped that… Continue Reading

Candies

Crying for candies, getting it stuck to my hair, dropping it on the ground, washing the dirt off, popping it back in the mouth, hiding it under the pillow, wake up and check if it is still there, fighting with… Continue Reading

Movie Time: You and Me Time – 2

This is a continuation of my last post ‘Movie Time: You and Me Time ‘. As I was saying… When we exploit anything too much, it becomes meaningless and a waste of time. It is human nature to take things… Continue Reading

Movie time: You and Me Time -1

My husband and I watch at least five movies every weekend. It is a ritual for us to watch one in the theater, followed by a movie marathon at home. When we began our life under the same roof, I… Continue Reading

Vienna, Thieves, Schnitzel and Goulash

The train from Budapest brought us to Vienna at lunchtime. We were famished by the time we reached our hotel but it wasn’t yet time to check-in so we left our bags and headed out with only one place in… Continue Reading

We can NO Longer Believe What we see

Haven’t we all been taught to only Believe in what we See? It is a wise saying warning us against judging people or situations based on narrations rather than verifying it with our own eyes. Such blind conclusions often lead… Continue Reading

Our Earth is Slipping

Earth is slipping, And we are sleeping. Plains are flooded, The forest is gutted. The ice is melting, Temperature is rising. It is raining acid, We pray for life placid. We gasp for clean air, Yet, we need an heir.… Continue Reading

Birthday tradition in my Family

Birthdays in my family is celebrated in a different manner. I don’t remember ever cutting a cake or having people over for a party until after my marriage. I never asked for a birthday present and the same trend applied… Continue Reading

Enmity and Amity (Diamante)

Enmity Timorous, rebellious, Resenting, doubting, guarding, Isolation, melancholy: Contentment, inclusion, Tolerating, believing, adoring, Harmonious, sanguine, Amity.     A diamante poem is a 7-line poem that looks like a diamond. It does not have to rhyme. It can be used… Continue Reading

Who Doesn’t Care for Commendations and Condemnations?

It is so sad that life is all about earning commendations. Even a new-born is expected to do something to impress and this trend continues till death finally relieves us from this duty. Nobody is exempted. If one does decide… Continue Reading