August 21, 2020

This is my first post in 2020 and the last one I had published was way back in September 2019. Almost a year that is! Many still lie in the draft state and I hope they see the light of day sometime soon :).

So much happened in the last one year that it was overwhelming...

September 26, 2019

I love Europe. There is at least one thing that everyone can appreciate in any place, big or small. Like this small town called Tirano in Northern Italy which lies in the border of Italy and Switzerland. Nestled in the Alps. Picturesque, lively and oozing the old world...

July 8, 2019

If you are following me on Instagram, you would know that we had a three week long vacation in Europe in Spring. Unfortunately, from the time we came back, there were multiple health issues for both of us and if you throw in a dash of laziness to that mix, you know why...

April 10, 2019

Recently, I have come to know about Blinkist, which is an app/service for non-fiction lovers. If you want to get the gist of a book but those 300 odd pages look like a daunting feat, here you have a summarized version of the key takeaways that you can read or listen to...

April 9, 2019

I was walking leisurely through the Westfield Mall one chilly Saturday afternoon (winter is just over in this part of the world) when I saw the Dymocks store and suddenly had this craving for a new “physical” book (I am so bored of reading on Kindle!). I went in and wi...

March 29, 2019

Once upon a time, there was a small chubby girl who loved doing things that did not require moving much. Reading was her favourite past time and food her best friend.  Come teenage years when girls around were rediscovering their beauty - within and without, she discov...

March 22, 2019

You are flipping pages through your favorite magazine or surfing the net and you see a picture of a lady serenely wrapped in a towel, some exotic mask on her face and you feel like it’s been quite a while that your skin got the much needed pampering. While the relaxing...

March 18, 2019

I love reading. Be it books, magazines, online articles - anything which ticks with me. However, I have noticed a slight change in my library haul patterns, I have started looking at the self help section more than ever. Possibly, because I am always striving to be bet...

January 9, 2019

I am a list packer. I like to ensure that I have all the things that I might need, are lying neatly tucked in some part of the luggage that I am carrying. Also, the very first step of making a list itself gives me a happy high – it means the day to travel is just aroun...

November 24, 2018

 It happens

It happens to me once every while,

That I feel sad and low -

Nothing seems to make me smile,

My world runs out of flow.

It happens to me sometimes from now,

That I feel out of place -

I fail to get things right somehow,

And badly seek solace.

It happens to me severa...

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