Sunday evening, I sat haunched over my phone, multiple pages open- 20 must see places to visit in Delhi, 10 places accessible by Metro, Broadway shows in Kingdom of Dreams, HoHo Bus 1 Day tour, Akshardham timings, I was in the flow. Then it hit me; almost all my must see places were closed on… Continue reading Food Drama – Alien Eyeballs anyone?
Travelling certainly has changed dramatically over the years. Walk into my home town and the first thing you see hogging the roads are the widely popular public transport. Actually it is more of a race between the dirt cheap blue devils called tempos and Vikrams against the madly driven Harry Potter kind of local buses;… Continue reading Ola! Apps the way to go.
I am in the middle of my annual break and like the fable favourite grasshopper, singing and dancing my summer away. This is the time I also promised myself to take on writing challenges. Just when I thought the singing and dancing was taking a toll on my creative juices and I'd rather sleep, this… Continue reading Fortnight Friday Fables #4; Master Villain’s Wonderous Weapon
https://media3.giphy.com/media/9DzAA3MKIpzQA/giphy.gif Via giphy So I went and saw the best grossing film of all time, the mega blockbuster that inspired a million memes and WhatsApp humour. It made warrior kings and proud queens, spectacular sword fights, charging horses, battle strategies and ingenious aerial diving without the Angry Birds really cool again. Forgive me if I… Continue reading Et tu, Baahubali 2 fan?
I loved visiting my grandparents during summers. They lived in a sprawling bungalow surrounded by mango trees and a litchi orchard in a quiet town that went to bed by eight. Unlike the blistering heat of today , the days were warm and one could happily spread a mat under the mango canopy and laze… Continue reading Saving litchis
I'm on a hunt for an Easter egg! This is no ordinary egg for it has to have a chocolate shell which when cracked open, should reveal more chocolate goodness nestling inside, the sweetness of which explodes on your tongue and leaves you warm, happy and loved . Alright, am I being unrealistic or maybe… Continue reading The Easter Egg-travaganza!
The widely popular Jhanda Mela began with a gusto on the same day the world turned green celebrating St Patrick's Day. Here it was a sea of saffron as far as eyes could see, it was the opening event of the annual pilgrimage to the Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib. For the uninitiated, the Darbar… Continue reading My Hymn For The Weekend-The Jhanda Fair
Precious Me was a perfectly ordinary person leading a perfectly normal life. Her days were mostly spent in a fixed routine, divided (not very well) between family, work and sleep. You see, Precious Me was always on the edge thanks to her Ms Perfectionist and Ms Procrastinator persona at loggerheads. Things were under control for… Continue reading The strange case of General Procrastinator and Major Perfectionist.
Today I celebrate my first blogging anniversary - 366 days ago I unleashed my thoughts via this blog into the world, without a clue how long would I last. Well, I survived and I thrived. Hence this very special post to commemorate this amazing milestone. Thank you WordPress. You also dispatched this cool achievement badge… Continue reading Happy No 1 and now let’s count detectives.
My most vivid memory of the one visit to the Surkanda Devi Temple is of me huffing and puffing and almost collapsing in exhaustion, dragging myself behind my enthusiastic mother, a virtual mountain goat. That was 23 years ago when I cluelessly believed that the temple was right there on a hilltop, which it was… Continue reading Calling on Goddess Surkanda Devi