A Piece of Cake

Wonderful construct! The creamy, spongy, sweet and velvety heaven in every spoonful/bite, full of luscious delight! I am of course talking about the gooey ones with the right oomph 😁 The beautiful stuff needs to be worshipped! What a small little geometric pack of sensual pleasure! Beautiful to look at and every bite a treat […]

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Villains in India

😜Here I am talking only silver screen… Why villains today? Well, our festival of Epic proportions, Dusshera/ Vijayadashami/ Durga Puja just got over. Several villains were slain then in the prehistoric times. And this mega festival celebrates all of them and some more… So, I am back with my musings on what is currently raising […]

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He is right…

“What does not kill me makes me stronger” -Friedrich Nietzsche (German: Was mich nicht umbringt, macht mich stärker) is part of aphorism number 8 from the “Maxims and Arrows” section of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Twilight of the Idols (1888). This maxim sums up my zeal for moving on…in a big way! Afterall, what makes us? What […]

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Decoding life…

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born, and the day you find out why. Mark Twain Meaning of life… purpose of living, what does it all mean kinda issues come drifting in, time and again. I believe it happens to every individual, someday or the other, sooner or […]

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The phoney phone

Sorry, I lost your number as my phone conked out… – everyone Last ten odd years, this excuse gets oft repeated by acquaintances and friends alike. A certain slip in human behaviour is straight away blamed on the man made apparatus 😂 Keeping in touch is slowly being reduced to occasional season’s greetings, random forwarded […]

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Where was I looking…

when Time hoodwinked me? Some of my friends are turning grey at the temples . Even the guy who has my heart started getting silver highlights…😃 When my friends were getting portly, I wondered what was stopping them from keeping in shape! One should try and get into jeans to keep a tab on the […]

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Her voice of love

If music be the food of love, play on William Shakespeare True that, especially in this second week of February. That no one in India can express their state of mind better than with a song when in the fits of love😉also is understood very well by the world (so hopelessly steeped in music are […]

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Remembering…

1. the courtyard This year somehow started with looking back. Blame it on the passing years, the heart and mind say “recall, lest you forget!” Within a moment, my mind conjures up the beautiful facade, the rectangular courtyard with innumerable rooms opening into it, a Tulsi (holy basil) with its prominent parapet for offerings and […]

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Thought for food

Just one thought perhaps…? Today, its about these stylish food shows on TV. Especially the ones with chefs from the European, American and Australian shows! Just finished watching Season 12 of MasterChef Australia. These cook offs and exclusive shows by Michelin starred chefs are a big draw for my kind of people, who love feeding […]

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