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Summer Days

Pastel colorsSun kissed skinBunched up hairLanguid limbs Muslin curtainsLazy daysGlittering sunlight Elusive shade Chilled lemonadePickles steeping in sunlight Golden mangoes Velvety buttermilk frothy and light Arid throatsCerulean skyInfinite daysTired sighs So they comeHere to stayNever endingLanguorous summer days.

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In my book…

Blog-browsing on a lazy afternoon led me to fellow-Caferatian Indi’s blog where I came across this book quiz which I just HAD to have on mine!And here it is!Tra,La,La! Anything to do with books makes me happy!:)) A word about Indi:)She is a super writer who uses the minimum of words to have the maximum effect.I slot her writing in …

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Book Review : The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

With his debut novel, author Khaled Hosseini takes us to Afghanistan. An Afghanistan still untouched by the Taliban, where we weave through crowded streets, climb poplar trees, nibble on dried mulberries and walnuts and spend lazy holidays readings books with 12 year old Amir and his servant boy and best friend, Hassan. To gain the approval of his silently critical …

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Eve – Teasing

The seeds are sown when ;You are asked to keep your distance from the boys, as soon as you are old enough to understand the word ‘different’.You are asked to come home before dark and not wander alone.You are asked to ‘behave like a girl’. It continues when ;You don’t dress as you like, because it will cause a gaze …

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Questionnaire

Spotted this rather interesting questionnaire on brilliant poet and fellow-Caferatian Heretic’s blog and thought it was too good to pass up:-) So here its is, posted on mine, with The Heretic’s kind permission of course! I know who you are. I know where you live. And, I know where to find you *evil cackle followed by much hand rubbing* So, …

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Cute

I hate being called ‘cute’ 🙁       In Sharma-sisters lingo cute translates to ‘ugly-but-tolerable’ and in Mayuri-lingo cute translates to ‘ugly-but-not-vomit-inducing’ I hate being called ‘cute’ 🙁   Cute is….stuffed teddy bears. Cute is….chubby kids whose cheeks you want to pull. Cute is….adverts like the Pond’s Googly woogly whoosh. Cute is….a word you use when you want to …

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I’ve been Book-tagged!!!

TAG 1Bibli·ophi·lism Background:bib·li·o·phile also bib·li·o·phil (-fl) or bib·li·oph·i·list (bbl-f-lst) n.~ A lover of books.~ A collector of books.bibli·ophi·lism n. bibli·ophi·listic adj. So here goes. Books I own:****************For Gods sake!!!! You don’t expect me to remember all of them, do ya?!!!Ok, rough guess here. Might have around 200. Not counting the ones that have been begged, borrowed or stolen off me!!! …

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