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Of Mothers and Daughters

As a child I was quite a tomboy, always happy to be running or playing or jumping. But somehow it was the creative pursuits of my mother that inspired me to explore my own creativity. Whatever she did, she would do with great passion and an eye for perfection. As a very small child, IContinue reading “Of Mothers and Daughters”

My trusty kitchen team

I have always enjoyed cooking but in these lockdown days, cooking has become almost therepautic. With all the usual pleasures and stimuli being out of reach, the joy of cooking, serving and eating meals has taken over as the chief delight in my life these days. But while meals have become the highlight of theContinue reading “My trusty kitchen team”

When Magic Happens

When I was around eight, my father came back from a work trip bearing a precious gift for me – a bundle of books by Enid Blyton. Those books were my first introduction to the amazing world of reading. Though later I went on to read many other authors, my childhood was mostly spent inContinue reading “When Magic Happens”

The true elixir of life- friendships

Recently, my friend Babita had put up this tongue in cheek post jokingly suggesting that the transformation was due to the face masks we had applied. But really, looking at the photographs, I was amazed to see how relaxed, glowing and glamorous we all looked in the second photograph! This photograph was clicked on theContinue reading “The true elixir of life- friendships”

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”

Soul Searchin

Is it time to look within, a time for introspectionā€¦.it is just over a month since the Pandemic has reached almost every country .Life has come to almost a standstill and we are following a lifestyle that we never imagined would have happened ever. Human beings are supposed to be the most enlightened and advancedContinue reading “Soul Searchin”

Melodies to Memories

Driving to work a few days back, I had my music on as usual. On that particular day, I was playing my streaming service and had selected a new playlist they had curated for me. Suddenly, one particular song started playing and I detected a smile spreading across my face. It was a song, dancingContinue reading “Melodies to Memories”

There’s always a new dimension to explore – blogging

It all started with a bunch of old school friends regrouping after about 35 years! I believe the fifties are a magical time for most women. With children having mostly flown the nest and other material goals largely met, it is the time for a new beginning, a time for rediscovering oneself, a time forContinue reading “There’s always a new dimension to explore – blogging”

Wake up call to press the “Pause” button

It was the summer of 2005 and I was on the cusp of entering my forties. The photograph above is most significant to my life as it captures almost the exact moment at which I experienced a shift in my consciousness. A shift that would influence much of my decisions in the years to followContinue reading “Wake up call to press the “Pause” button”

Sweet something for the soul

Unlike my dear friend Babita who shares this blog with mešŸ¤—, I have always enjoyed cookingšŸ˜Š . 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”