Summer Holidays…Why Moms Crumble

If you're a mother...chances are that you more than just like your kid. Who could resist them? Imps, scamps and monsters to the core but dammit if they aren't the cutest ones at that!   The reason the charm of the summer holidays wear off so quickly...for moms, is that the child is always looking … Continue reading Summer Holidays…Why Moms Crumble

Roadtripping: Part Deux

When I was a child, summer holidays were partly spent at my grandmothers' homes and part of the time was spent in exploring touristy and slightly off-beat destinations in and around wherever my father was posted at the time. Travelling 6-7 hours in 40 degrees plus temperatures (Celsius mind you) without air conditioning in the … Continue reading Roadtripping: Part Deux

Movie Review: Jurassic World-The Fallen Kingdom

Somethings are best left the way they are. Jurassic Park should have ended when they left Isla Whatsit with John Hammond. Julianne Moore was a very discordant note in the second sequel. William H.Macy and Tea Leoni were more believable but the real heroes of the movie were the dinosaurs each time around. But they … Continue reading Movie Review: Jurassic World-The Fallen Kingdom

If Thou Beest Sick…Beest Ye Properly

I have no idea why I lapse into the Ye Olde Dayes...I just do. Imagine an imp with a neck ruff a la dear ol' Will sitting on my shoulder, nudging me to shake things up a bit. Anyhoo, I'd had a fever for a bit. Nothing critical but it was on the higher side … Continue reading If Thou Beest Sick…Beest Ye Properly

Trivandrum Mornings…

Here for a spell. My kid wants to see crocodiles. Look into reptile retail so we can buy one and take it back home. In the meanwhile he had his first lobster...literally willing it to come flying out the kitchen doors. And then later wanted me to turn the crustacean over so he could see … Continue reading Trivandrum Mornings…

Guilt-Free Goa

We have our own version of Vegas in India...G-O-A...what happens in Goa stays in Goa and Goa seems to be built for everything you'd do while you're away from home, boundaries, restrictions and the humdrum of the everyday. How else can one explain the most prim and proper of "aunties" who is carrying enough weight … Continue reading Guilt-Free Goa