The Disappearing Island….a wake up call to save our soil.

Majuli is simply magical. It’s magnificence is to be experienced. Here, time stands still. If you want to press the ‘Pause’ button in life, then this is the place to be in. Life in Majuli is woven gently around Mother Nature and it’s clock. Known to be the largest River Island in the world, embracedContinue reading “The Disappearing Island….a wake up call to save our soil.”

4:00 AM Mahalaya

                                                                                                                                         My September calender in 2019 was quite packed on the work front. A series of academic events, seminars and conferences were lined up. Apart from this, there were some of my cancer patients, who needed extra care and attention. I had just returned from Mumbai a week ago, after attending the Women’s Cancer ConclaveContinue reading “4:00 AM Mahalaya”

Adventure of the lost suitcase (based on a true story)

                               I looked at myself with great pride as I saw a glimpse of myself on the reflection of the showcase in which I stood. I was in a swanky store in the heart of London along with my fellow mates who were all products of the same batch. However, I knew that I stoodContinue reading “Adventure of the lost suitcase (based on a true story)”

Rhythm of life

Some years back, on a weekend getaway, we had decided that for one day we would completely forget time. We would completely let go of our conditioning of the right time to do things and only surrender to the flow. The morning started as planned, we were in no hurry to get up and getContinue reading “Rhythm of life”

Music for the soul

It was the 3rd Anniversary of the State Cancer Institute, and the entire hospital staff was gearing up for the mega three day event. While everybody was assigned different roles, I found my hands full too. Hectic preparations started from almost a month before the D-Day and the hospital was buzzing with rehearsals, sports practicesContinue reading “Music for the soul”

Lessons in Trust learnt at a car rally

Just the other day, Google Images threw up this picture as a reminder of an event that took place six years ago. It was almost serendipitous as the lesson I learnt on that occasion is something that I am having to draw heavily upon in these days of uncertainty. I confess to being quite aContinue reading “Lessons in Trust learnt at a car rally”

Sweet something for the soul

Unlike my dear friend Babita who shares this blog with me🤗, I have always enjoyed cooking😊 . During the ongoing lockdown, one thing that has inspired and motivated me has been to make simple, low fuss meals from the limited ingredients available, but to make them nutritious, delicious and heartwarming. One thing I have triedContinue reading “Sweet something for the soul”

A prayer for new beginnings

In many parts of India, new year is celebrated today. And how apt that is as it is also the advent of spring, a season that brings fresh hope as the first leaves appear on the trees starting yet another cycle in the circle of life. Normally this day would mean visiting relatives and friendsContinue reading “A prayer for new beginnings”

The Ressurection

Its Easter the holiest day in the Christian calendar, the day of resurrection of Jesus Christ. His Victory over Death and our eternal redemption. We can see the ushering in of springtime as well, as we can hear the vibrant sound and smell in the air as the Earth reawakens. Its the time to welcomeContinue reading “The Ressurection”

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