10 Day “You” Challenge: 8 Fears

#AllABOUTME #BLOGCHALLENGE 8 FEARS I am the kind of person who prefers to look at her fears squarely and face them headlong. I believe fears are a figment of our imagination. When we give them too much importance they turn larger than life and stick their ugly head out. Yet that been said, we are all …

10 DAY “YOU” CHALLENGE: 9 LOVES

#Allaboutme #blogchallenge 9 loves My Human and Dog Families and Friends Sunshine on my shoulder on a toasty winter morning. Cycling on early, nippy autumn and spring mornings into the verdant green and becoming one with the rising sun. Weaving together a medley of words that make for a fascinating read. Catharsis to the soul. …

Wordy Wednesday # 1

This Week: Word Prompts Aspire Always Anyway Arrive Use any one or two or all the prompts in your posts. Write a minimum of 100 words on the prompt. I aspire for a world minus bloodshed and suffering. I aspire to live a humble life wherein I continue to write each day. A life that …

10 Day ‘You’ Challenge: 10 Secrets

                                                 10 SecreTs My sweet cravings and food lust are the biggest debacle to my fitness plans. So when it comes to losing those extra inches, I end up faltering despite making unending …

Let’s Get It Started

2017 arrived without much ado and fanfare. We brought in a quiet New Year eve, in the cosy confines of our home. while the girls were away. Yes, all primed up, savouring some incredible Lamb Roast, Lebanese bread and salads while sipping on our glasses of cheer. New Year’s day breakfast was Nihari and bread. The …

So Long, Farewell, Adieu

The curtains are drawing close to 2016. It has been a year of profound learnings, huge upheavals, surprises that were wonderful and not so wonderful, new beginnings, new journeys; all foisted together into a bunch memories. I’m carrying forward all those things that made me stronger, better and left me with a positive after taste. …

When in God’s Own Country: Part 2

Kerela was proving to be more mystical, more magical than anticipated. We were enamoured by the riot of colours, the lush, verdant nature, the innumerable species of birds and insects, and the fresh crispy air that we inhaled. The DH and I love waking up early even on vacations. We feel the beauty of these …

Sepia Tinted Winters?

I abhorred winters. The idea of cold, dark, dreary, foggy days made me wince. My Bengali genes couldn’t handle the cold North Indian winters, despite having spent most of my life in this belt, along with a small stint at New Castle Upon Tyne where it snowed heavily. The onset of winters inundated a sense …

A Lesson from Nature

This morning as I walked back from pilate class I was greeted by my favourite flowers- Shiuli/Harsingaar/Night Jasmine. Each year they arrive precisely around the time autumn begins to set in and disappear with the onset of winters. So they are our fleeting guests for a month and a half. But it goes without saying …

Super Moon

  The receding Super Moon wants to hang around like a petulant lover, While the pigeons and morning sky beckon it to return home. 16 November, 2016