Livin’ n leavin’ light

The Nizaams of Hyderabad (the line of rulers of the erstwhile princely state within India) were extremely wealthy; the last one was rumoured to be ensconced with most of his precious wealth of gems and gold surrounding him in his bedroom, even during his last days. He would keep touching the gold bars and diamonds […]

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A powerhouse and a happy go lucky person who never lets hurt and pain show, who is on call 24X7 and her joie de vivre is as infectious as can be- she is limitless in her small and cute version. A popular person in her friend circle and local community, she has recently found the […]

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To Harry Belafonte

The party that we conjured up every weekend in the thick of strife and battle clouds… our music system was sure to croon out your songs dear Harry as the evening turned mellower and the spirits rose higher in the soul, and vanished from decanters…You know, it struck a chord with every forlorn soldier. Even […]

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Like I told you in my previous post, did a proper cross country ( literal) and am back in my homestead tired, happy and contented πŸ₯° Below are just random snaps of all that got captured in the phone… Phone is full of myriad images, mind is still somewhere there and the heart is overwhelmed […]

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WordPress prompted me to write something on the subject line below πŸ‘‡and I took the bait ! You’re going on a cross-country trip. Airplane, train, bus, car, or bike? Believe me, I am actually doing a cross country this coming week . Looking forward to this interesting trip involving cars, train, aeroplanes, autorickshaws, buses and […]

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Princely matters

This week went by working and reading and I ain’t complaining! International women’s day went off in a whiff as the workplace overdid the celebrations, n yes I am complaining! But this book was a respite. In fact, if I have taken to blog about it, it sure impressed me. I am not recommending a […]

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One Year on…

Has anything changed? Other than the redrawing of maps, dear Putin and Zelenskyy? Other than taking away of precious lives…? The most senior US general estimates that around 100,000 Russian and 100,000 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed or injured in the war in Ukraine. Both Ukraine and Russia jealously guard their casualty numbers! What […]

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Love in the time of Tesla

You know where I ripped the title from πŸ“– so no prizes for guessing.😊 A couple of years ago, I was a strong believer of this debilitating as well as uplifting sentiment… I too could write a few scores of words in it’s favour. But of late, some electronic and artificial stuff have got in […]

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Lumberjacks…these bearded men

Fed up of yet another bearded guy around me! Where are those shiny pearly cheeks and handsome looking men?It seems that the whole world around me is covered in hair. The groom at the wedding last Sunday, the shopkeeper at the grocery store, my hairdressing guy, the once cute cousin brother, and now… him! You […]

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