Women, stop bullying your own kind

I have been wanting to write on this particular topic for a very long time. Having been exposed to this kind of bullying at a very tender age, I know how badly it can affect the overall emotional state of a woman. Female bullies are of the worst kind and I am sure most of us, if not all,… Continue reading Women, stop bullying your own kind

Bloggers Recognition Award 2017

Bloggers Recognition Award nomination Yay! My first ever Bloggers Recognition Award nomination! Yes! Yes! I am on cloud nine! At the outset, I would like to express my gratitude to my fellow blogger Anindya for bestowing me with this honour. His blogs are a reflection of the varied hobbies and interests he enriches his life with. Be… Continue reading Bloggers Recognition Award 2017

Conversations with a 7-year-old

“Mumma, why do I have to go to school?” asks my seven year-old in his sleepy voice while I was drying his hair with a towel. He hates bathing this early, but I insist on developing an early morning bathing habit, because, I believe taking showers first thing in the morning is a good way… Continue reading Conversations with a 7-year-old

The allure of street musicians

There is something so mysteriously romantic and alluring about street musicians. Go to any part of the globe, and you find these exceptionally talented people, entertaining passersby, without expecting anything in return, with their haunting soul soothing notes. You could be anywhere in the world, a crowded tourist attraction or some deserted bylane in an… Continue reading The allure of street musicians

The journey from courtesan to call girl

Considered as the world’s oldest profession. Prostitutes existed since the beginning of civilization. According to some historians, the existence of prostitution was first recorded as early as in the Babylonian times. In ancient India, their services were not limited to providing entertainment and physical pleasure to kings, nobles or common man, but they were also… Continue reading The journey from courtesan to call girl

Grief- a mixed bag of emotions

She was standing exactly at the point where the road takes a turn towards right. I could see her bewildered expression from afar. It seemed as if she was waiting for me. “What happened ma’am, are you alright?” I asked, looking concerned. “A little girl fell off from that balcony there, she is dead now,” she said pointing towards the 4th… Continue reading Grief- a mixed bag of emotions

Chocolaty affair: no-fuss, no-bake, no-eggs

Please don’t skip this page thinking “oh, just another food blog”. Trust me, it is not, for the three recipes I am about to share are foolproof and there is no way you can go wrong with them (provided you follow exactly what I say 😉 ). They are super easy and can be whipped up in a… Continue reading Chocolaty affair: no-fuss, no-bake, no-eggs

Today’s Draupadi(s)

She was the pioneer of feminism in India. The trailblazer to question the prevailing rules of a patriarchal society. She was married to five men, yet loved by none. She was the quintessential tragedy queen who was held responsible for the devastating war that consumed an entire kingdom. However, this story is more than 2000 years old and I have no intention of… Continue reading Today’s Draupadi(s)