"It's a treasure!" Immediately I think of pirates burying gold doubloons in fancy chests, marking the spot with an X. Or how about the Famous Five from Enid Blyton books that routinely stumble on to secret passages and treasure maps to fabulous riches. Then there is the dashing Indiana Jones who can with a flick… Continue reading Treasure / Photo challenge
I was early at the railway station. A train was already there but it wasn't mine. There is always a possibility that these connecting lifelines to our cities may be running late. I was on a journey to reconnect with family and friends. Either way, I had to be patient . Around me, the platform… Continue reading Connect / Photo challenge
The Developing Your Eye, photo challenge street couldn't have come at a better time,for Alice here,fell through the rabbit hole and came out into this surreal world - a twilight zone where culture is the king and kitsch its queen . The place goes by the name of Kingdom of Dreams in Gurgaon and it… Continue reading Street / Photo challenge
I love books ! I have always loved them and honestly,my ambition growing up was to be either a librarian or work in a bookstore. Visiting a stranger's home was never an ordeal for me as a child,for I would be immediately drawn to their bookshelves and be thrilled to lay my hands on a… Continue reading Home / Photo challenge
The self imposed ban on the Internet,in the interest of clearing my exams with minimal drama, is over and it is good to be back . Believe me ,there were times when I weakened and gave into the siren's call -I checked my phone!… Continue reading Breaking news!
Mrs Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs screamed the lists - the best seller , the popular and special recommendation for me . Wow ! My brand new Kindle was going out of its way to promote it.Unusual and a catchy name, a fitting book indeed to launch my e-book reader and it… Continue reading How YouTube made me read a book
Who I am ? Hmmm ...lets see ; from the house of Bravon, mother to dragons , breaker of logjams , I'm the queen of Wishful thinking . I finally nailed an awesome introduction(thank you Game of Thrones ). In case you are wondering what brought about this existential crisis,well this is my Day 1… Continue reading Who I am and why I’m here
"You are a social loner !" Taken aback I replied,"what do you mean? " "Well your life is so predictable. It's work,home , food , telly , checking the messages , sleep and the cycle begins again. Even your messages are work related . You don't have any friends, real or virtual." "No! I… Continue reading The Social Loner
I have zombies in my mind . No, I am not a 'Walking dead ' fan (stopped watching before I was hooked). Plus this supernatural creature is not easy on the eyes as compared to let's say the swoon worthy vampire, Damon Salvatore aka Ian Somerhalder. It is just that lately zombies are all over… Continue reading Chasing zombies!
It was a kindergarten class and the children had just finished listening to the story rabbit and the tortoise. The hare was substituted but the story remained the same. I chanced upon them when they were about to discuss the lesson they learnt from the story .… Continue reading A classroom tale