Burj Khalifa, Pride of Dubai

Dubai is synonymous with Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. This tower is a real modern phenomenon that just doesn’t stop to marvel and challenge the human mind and the possibilities. It is natural for our reactions to… Continue Reading

My Most Peculiar Childhood Friend

  A childhood friend is an imprint we can never erase from our lives. We may drift apart, not see each other for all our adult lives but when we think who our friends are, their faces always pop up.… Continue Reading

Nighttime: When Devils Come Out to Play

I grew up in a very tiny place where people whisper after nightfall as if afraid of the darkness. Lying on our beds at 7:30 pm or earlier, we felt disturbed by footsteps of night crawlers and engines of occasional… Continue Reading

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