Most people I know have dealt with the fallout of the pandemic to the best of their ability. Some have been lucky to not contract the virus at all or recover quickly if they have and thankfully not too many have faced any irreplaceable losses. But we've ALL been touched by the effects of it... Continue Reading →
After months of being in a lockdown, it made perfect sense to head out to a place which is far from the madding crowd, largely free from pollution and boasts of great views all around.
Today is veggie day and I roped in my newly-freed-up-from-classes assistant and we bought, cleaned and dried everything before putting them away. Normally said assistant would be moaning and groaning through his classes while I'd be out tapping fruits and smelling the leafy greens, so having the small hooman around and helping, made for a... Continue Reading →
3 friends went on a quick trip. It was an extended-weekend kind of a trip. The respective husbands were either lackadaisical of their choice of destination or pooh-poohed it outright but these three were firm on a place and there they went! The families were semi-cautious about them traveling at a time when Covid was... Continue Reading →
I really don't like pigeons. They are nature's poop-factories and the bane of statues everywhere. They're like these neurotic birds who keep walking in circles, bobbing their heads while they lay their dumb eggs everywhere they aren't supposed to be building a nest and then pooping around it as well. Stupid birds. The parapet outside... Continue Reading →
The easiest answer would be 2021...DUH! But it's become way more than that. The last time there was a brouhaha over a year or its ending was Y2K but that turned out to be a damp squib in comparison. Heads up! This is an image-heavy post... While 2019 ended on an interesting note- first international... Continue Reading →
Parenting is a delight and a joy depending upon which time of day, which season and generally which parent you catch hold of. On some days the WTF moments are so numerous that you really need to take a step back and say to yourself, "Did I knowingly bring forth that child into this world?"... Continue Reading →
This post was started a while back but not sure why it didn't see the light of day till now. Weeell...that was a rather lame attempt at a pun but it's a bitter fact of life amongst the upwardly mobile in urban India these days. It's no longer a case of 'the hand that rocks... Continue Reading →