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.
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 was taking a look at some videos I'd downloaded on the laptop and found this gem...it's not to be missed. And it's a perfect example of what kids are all about... https://www.youtube.com/embed/stpOgaGMmoY
A year back on this day, I was standing in line to board a flight to Dubai. I would then catch another flight to Barcelona and in a day meet my closest pal in the whole world and do whatever the heck we felt like! I wasn't feeling like a child on the first day... Continue Reading →
I can't ever pass an empty hallway without thinking of these 2 things: 1) the two creepy sisters from The Shining and 2) about the telescoping effect it has once the picture comes out.
For everything else there *is* Mastercard. Or Visa as the case may be. Let's start with a bit of a context for this statement to make sense to those it hasn't. My father's a career banker. He has hopped all over the country before retirement and taken us with him. And while many don't like... Continue Reading →
Kondapochamma Sagar Reservoir! Read about the place here. Ever since the papers published news of a newly inaugurated reservoir in the outskirts of the city, hordes of Hyderabadis have been heading out with with that target in mind- Kondapochamma Sagar or bust! The roads were a veritable showroom of SUVs and MUVs all the way... Continue Reading →
I know the references to Corona-impacted travel have been overdone, but with no clarity in sight about future travels, modes of recreation etc people are harking back to the good old days. Sadly for some of us they were just a few months ago. Check out my posts on my last trip here and here.... Continue Reading →
I've always liked art but am not a connoisseur or someone who can talk about the depth in a painting, the feeling or half the things those cravat-wearing types do, standing around in an art gallery. I just know if something appeals to it. Sometimes it does piecemeal, and other times holistically but I know... Continue Reading →