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Is Blogging Worth It? : #Musings #GuestPost #Blogiversary

is blogging worth it? : Damyanti Biswas A huge thanks to Natasha for inviting me to her blog on the week she completes two years on Natasha Musing. Lately, a lot of bloggers have begun to feel a sense of hopelessness at the direction the blogiverse is taking: more paid posts, more reciprocal exchanges of … Continue reading Is Blogging Worth It? : #Musings #GuestPost #Blogiversary

Another Gem in the Wall: #WordlessWednesday

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” - Thomas Merton Another gem IN the wall: #WordlessWednesday3:12 P.M., 1 October, 2018, The Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh, India Floored by the myriad wall art that adorned the crumbling, moss-covered walls of the Beatles Ashram, I went on a "capturing them" spree. These … Continue reading Another Gem in the Wall: #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

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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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

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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

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Ivanka’s Land: #Fiction #FFAW

Ivanka's Land The bus trundles down the countryside, as the mist cloaks itself against the picket fences, partially blurring the view of the ruins and that one odd cottage that stands graciously, in the middle of nowhere. "Stop, please. I need to get off here," hollers Ivanka from her bus seat. "Here?" says the bus … Continue reading Ivanka’s Land: #Fiction #FFAW

Giant Figs: #WordlessWednesday

  "Life is a journey of new findings and profound discoveries"  - NatashaMusing     giant figs So, here's my back story. I discovered these giant figs in Balur Estate, the stunning coffee plantation at Chikmagalur. And to my utter surprise I discovered that figs actually grow out of the bark of a tree. I … Continue reading Giant Figs: #WordlessWednesday

Mystified: #WordlessWednesday

Mystified in the pristine, fairy tale like plantation of the 150 year-old, Balur Estate, Chikmagalur. WordlessWednesday ********** New to #WordlessWednesday, but would like to join the fun? Here’s how you can join Esha and me. Just follow our three easy steps: 1 Post a picture on your blog that speaks for itself. It could be from your … Continue reading Mystified: #WordlessWednesday

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Eight Things I’m Grateful for in July 2018: #GratitudeCircle #MondayMusings #mg

Eight Things I’m Grateful for in Jaunty July   July was pretty much uneventful, most parts of it; so I am assuming. But possibly I’m being partly judgemental. Judging my jaunty July without really considering the details-not a good idea! If I look deep into the recesses of the month, there was actually some interesting … Continue reading Eight Things I’m Grateful for in July 2018: #GratitudeCircle #MondayMusings #mg