Musings..

Sunday morning musings. When the heartless Sun has sullied all your adult spirit and the humid stiff air has suffocated your adult desires. Yet, children remain exuberant and boisterous. It leads me to ponder – were we all this dexterous to begin with? and slowly over the years as we accumulated more wisdom and poise,Continue reading “Musings..”

Monkey Masti!

Hey I am Vanu. I am a monkey🐒. And all my life I have been spent around these homes and trees scavenging for food. My Nana has told me tales about a luscious thick forest🌳🌳 where he used to live and hide from top predators. Not any more! Here, I seem to be the topContinue reading “Monkey Masti!”

End of Pandemic

I have big hopes from 2022. Can we get a respite from all restrictions. Can we bid adieu to this toxic virus that has claimed many victims worldwide? Can we move to a safe space? Have we really learnt our lessons? In my humble opinion, I believe we as a civilization have learnt our lesson.Continue reading “End of Pandemic”

What next?

What are you planning to do next? Where are you planning to go next? Which school for your boys? Now that you are finally settled, have you invested somewhere? How are you saving your money? When are you expecting? When are you getting married? When do you plan to invest? What shall be your specialtyContinue reading “What next?”

My humorous struggles with humble dough!

Roti, chapati, Naan, tandoori Roti, Parantha, stuffed Paranthas and what not! Most of these items are omnipresent in day to day menu of by and large all Indian kitchens, North India particularly. Growing up, I ate them with relish along side generous servings of sabzi, daal prepared lovingly by Ma. I regret standing less besidesContinue reading “My humorous struggles with humble dough!”

This is the time..

This is the time to be courageous, not reckless. This is the time to be responsible, and not let any misinformation get away. This is the time to Be sensible and not let your sanity run away (for 21 days atleast). This is the time to be understanding (of your maids and house helps) andContinue reading “This is the time..”

The Accident

It could have been worse. It was 7th November, 2015. 4 years ago How time flies! It was like any regular day. The early winter morning Sun rays finding it’s way through the morning haze. A golden yellow glow spreading all around. It was like any other morning. Except that I was starting 8 monthsContinue reading “The Accident”

The Bossy Parents

Let me share a true horror story with you. My parents are the monsters in this true story and I am their poor victim. With their tongues unleashing Dragon balls of fury and their eyes tormenting me with its rage; they devour my flesh. I am a mother of two, running successful offices but IContinue reading “The Bossy Parents”

My precious holiday realisation

Heaven above my head, a day well spent on my bed. With my memories and me, creating a melody. Some time to myself, just lazing around; temporarily free from the shackles that keep me bound. But tomorrow I must rise again, make every bone work and dive again. Dive in this sea of mediocrity, ofContinue reading “My precious holiday realisation”

The conundrum of existence

My mind is a jumbled mess of affairs. No one to talk to, nobody cares. Rules and responsibilities, time and money: These things remind me, hurry please hurry. When did I last catch my breath; or watch the melting Sun set. When did I last embrace myself; or Got away with a break and yet;Continue reading “The conundrum of existence”

How I lost my purse and my mind!!

8 am Getting ready for a 9am interview appearance. All original documents check. Suddenly I think about changing my brown handbag to a new sophisticated blue one to give a fine impression to the interviewers rather than my usual street fashion. After I have made the transfer of my essential make up and skin andContinue reading “How I lost my purse and my mind!!”

The Road to Redemption

Hi all I want to share with all a very useful insight which dawned on me while on our great Indian roads. With a little training and practice we have the ability to produce our very own Lewis Hamiltons and Michael Schumacher the formula racing champions in large numbers. Forget Narain Karthikeyan every Ram, ShyamContinue reading “The Road to Redemption”