Aamir Khan is one of India’s most gifted actors. His on-screen performances enthrall you whether you are a fan, or not (I am not) Aamir Khan is fondly referred to as the Tom Hanks of Bollywood. He is choosy about the films he does and takes his time to work on each film. The result… Read More Are you the Aamir Khan of Blogging?
When we talk more often than not flattering adjectives are used as self-description. ‘I believe in being kind’ or ‘I am very understanding’ or ‘I am always honest’ or ‘I don’t believe in hurting people’ or ‘I believe in being humble’ and so on and so forth. Have you ever wondered about how often… Read More We are all our Autobiographies #MayTivation
I love Tags. A lot. A real lot! so when Shantala tagged me, I couldn’t wait to have it on my blog, and here it is! Name a cartoon(s) that you love. Politicians. Especially some pompous heads of state * wink, wink * On a serious note I am in love with the animated film… Read More Anything but Books AND everything about ME! #Tag
Pamela is a teenager born to a Bengali mother and American father. Pamela is also an overweight girl. It doesn’t help that she has a ‘thin family’ with parents and a sister who are slim. Apart from being slim, Pamelas’s Mother and Sister are a tad heartless and completely clueless about the turmoil she… Read More #BookReview: Just Me, the Sink & the Pot by Sudesna Ghosh
I am an artist Words are my paint I use them to colour emotions Laughter, surprise, joy or pain Life is my canvas My feelings are shades and hues The crimson of passion. The black of fear The green of envy. The calm of blue The yellow of hope when life has let you down… Read More Verbal Paint
People are like books Don’t judge them by their covers For what’s on display and what is inside Differs from one to another Some books are so attractively packaged They are the first to attract you on the shelves As soon as you turn the pages you realize, they are just empty shells Some covers… Read More Between the Pages
May you indulge and not gain an ounce May Goddess Laxmi shower you with Euros and Pounds May you look like a Pataka on Diwali night May all that you desire be in plain sight Wishing you abundance, health, and the attainment of dreams All right, now step aside for here I scream; “HAPPY DIWALI… Read More Happy Diwali!
Anju was fascinated by the sight of Mrs Broota popping in one scrumptious laddu after another into her garishly painted mouth in quick succession. She then proceeded to mercilessly masticate down the poor little boondis, till they all but disappeared to make way for the next laddu. “I wonder why I’ve suddenly lost my appetite”,… Read More The Wedding
With Diwali around the corner and the Wedding Season close on its heels Shopping is the thing on everyone’s mind, clothes shopping being the foremost. I went shopping too. As I stood in the queue snaking up to the trail room, a lady exited one of the trail stalls and I spotted a Kurta on… Read More 5 Shopping Etiquettes we would all benefit from
When I was 15 years old Maa asked me to start fasting on Mondays, to ensure that I ‘get a Husband like Lord Shiva’. And I flatly refused to. Maa is what we called my Maternal Grandmother (Naani). My cousins who were spending their summer holidays with us, girls younger and older than me give… Read More Of Fasting, Feasting and Memories