TO has a last moment-scheduled cricket match; AGAIN. But we're happy to get up at the butt crack of dawn on our weekend to see our only flesh and blood off for a game with other small humans who will trash talk each other and going by their past record, lose, and come back in... Continue Reading →
I am a linguistic snob. I was educated (read thrashed into proper pronunciation+enunciation) by my teachers; majority of them who were Anglophiles or were brought up to regard Wren&Martin at par with their particular religious canons. And while I'm not always right, am not usually too off the mark. This morning over breakfast, I mentioned... Continue Reading →
TO was working on a music assignment for school where he kept sharing bits and pieces of Western Classical music with me and saying what it felt like for him. Then came the zinger- "Ayu this guy Bitch makes good music!" and he showed me the laptop screen which had this- https://www.youtube.com/embed/KW4ooLi1yxE Luke 23:34!
My feet are dry and the heels are cracked but I can't figure out why. I badly want an hour long pedi but that's not gonna happen in the foreseeable future so... am blaming it on the heat and lockdown because it's du jour. Red was busy tapping away at his laptop and I told... Continue Reading →
So TO is a cricket buff. Am not. He has good hand-eye co-ordination. I don't. He's more like Red in this regard. Thank goodness. This was our talk today- Me: " Kane Williamson...ummm hmmm...hello there!". TO: "He's OLD Ayu!". Me: " He's waaay younger than me baby!" TO: YOU. ARE. OLD. AYU" After that bit... Continue Reading →
This post is more than 13 years old and when I was apparently going through an e.e.cummings phase: the last 2 days have been quite a lot of fun. reason? took my parents shopping. it went something like this- Me-ma why are you eyeing that suit ka kapda? you want it? Ma-na re. expensive and... Continue Reading →
MLM and I went to see Antman&Wasp today. We'd made plans ever since we saw the trailer online but I had some unexpected travel come up and the movie date got pushed back. It's a testament to his affection that he waited to see the movie with me. Of course his father wasn't keen on... Continue Reading →
The brat has two pals he mainly hangs out with. He's closer to one of them and with the other, he's not feeling the love much of late. Yesterday while waiting for one of the favorite aunties to come down with the kite and string, the threesome were having this serious conversation: G: Hey! Where's... Continue Reading →