Hey Jude: #WordlessWednesday

"And anytime you feel the pain, hey Jude, refrain Don't carry the world upon your shoulders For well you know that it's a fool who plays it cool By making his world a little colder." - Hey Jude (lyrics), The Beatles     1st October, 2018, 2:20 P.M. Did you wonder why this post has … Continue reading Hey Jude: #WordlessWednesday

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Six Productive Ways to Slow Down: #MondayMusings #MondayBlogs #TheMindfulBreak

Are you caught up in the break-neck scramble of life? Is your life whizzing by in a jiffy, and your to-do list mounting, and cluttering your life further? Are there five different things you planned to do last week, but ended up doing just one or two, or none? Can't slow down? Don't worry, you … Continue reading Six Productive Ways to Slow Down: #MondayMusings #MondayBlogs #TheMindfulBreak

The Generous Book Lover: #WordlessWednesday

"Some women have a weakness for shoes. I can go barefoot if necessary. I have a weakness for books."   - Oprah Winfrey          The Generous Book Lover6:14 A.M. , 10th October, 2018 Backstory: It's Wednesday yet again, and I have begun to love my Wednesdays more than before. And why not? … Continue reading The Generous Book Lover: #WordlessWednesday

Saffron Clad Sadhu: #WordlessWednesday

The Saffron Clad Sadhu   7:04 A.M., 2 October, 2018 I've always been intrigued by the Sadhus of India. Some Sadhus have a mystic charm, some a sly, scheming modus operandi and some just puff their souls to the twirling smoke of chillum***. In India there are different sects of Sadhus; the much in news; … Continue reading Saffron Clad Sadhu: #WordlessWednesday

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The Road Less Travelled

the road less travelled 7 August, 2018 What does this picture tell you? A lone traveller on a deserted road? A path where the flora towers over mankind? Are we are mere inconspicuous beings? For me, this photo not just brought back memories of my awe-inspiring walk on the lone road, at Balur, Chikmagalur, South … Continue reading The Road Less Travelled

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Ten Things I Am Grateful for On Monday Morning : #MondayMusings #MicroblogMonday #MondayBlogs

  ten things i Am grateful for on monday   How did your Monday morning start? Is it Moan-day or Monday for you? Did you wake up with a spring on your feet, or did you bemoan the beginning of another choc-a-block week? Did you enjoy your coffee looking out of the window, and kiss … Continue reading Ten Things I Am Grateful for On Monday Morning : #MondayMusings #MicroblogMonday #MondayBlogs

La Familia: #WordlessWednesday

  La familia 29 May, 2017 The summer of 2017 was a remarkable. La familia took a road trip to the lush, cooler climes of Uttarakhand from Gurugram, where the summer heat was refusing to beat a retreat.  One of our pit stops was my birth place; the stunningly, verdant Pantnagar University, before we headed … Continue reading La Familia: #WordlessWednesday

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Book-ed and Hooked: #MondayMusings #MondayBlogs

,Last week I was book-ed; hook, line, and sinker.  I received three books that I had ordered on Amazon. One being Khaled Hosseini's - Sea Prayer, the other Twinkle Khanna's - Pyjamas are Forgiving and the third, a parenting book by Dr. Laura Markham- Peaceful Parent Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting.  My … Continue reading Book-ed and Hooked: #MondayMusings #MondayBlogs

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Grandpa’s Clock: #FridayFictioneers

  Every time Ma sang Hickory Dickory Dock, I thought of Grandpa's grand old clock. In my head a gigantic mouse would stealthily climb Grandpa's clock. It would then twirl around in a tango with the little man playing the drums.   Many moons have transcended time and tide. I'm back to Grandpa's crumbling mansion.  Grandpa … Continue reading Grandpa’s Clock: #FridayFictioneers

The Mighty Fig Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove

  “I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked." - Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar     The Mighty Fig Tree On our arrival at Balur Estate, Chikamaglur this August, the … Continue reading The Mighty Fig Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove