We are a one-child family. I come from a single-child family while Red has a sibling. My dad has numerous siblings and my mom has two. I've gotten pitying looks on and off while I was growing up, about being a "single, only, lonely" child. And I've smiled to myself because that's not all that... Continue Reading →
Once upon a time, there was a little boy. He was a bit scrawny when he was born but he put on weight and filled out and got himself some plump little cheeks, arms and legs and gurgled all day long. He was a happy little boy and made his parents very happy too! Except... Continue Reading →
Note: This is hardly an original title but extremely apt nonetheless, especially for this particular post. Somehow this post was particularly difficult to write. The words didn't flow the way they usually do and I've made more revisions than I've ever done before, left it cooling on the rack as it were till I decided... Continue Reading →
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 →
We LOVE animated movies in this household. Especially about all sorts of creatures you normally wouldn't encounter in your day to day life or even if you did, you wouldn't give them a second thought. Turbo falls into the second category. The story of a garden snail who dreams of the Indy 500 and his... Continue Reading →
It's been AGES since I saw a movie on the same day it released. Probably not since 04 but then that's too far into the past for me to dredge up the when and wherefores. I generally enjoy the offerings from the Marvel universe. Captain America is the typical boy scout but he's easy on... Continue Reading →
After a long while I had a lot of space. A LOT. I mean driving-alone-on-a-fairly-secluded-road-with-not-too-many-people-around or too-far-behind-in the-mirror-kind-of-space. And I just took in the solitude along with the car freshner smell and realized: It is SO important to have some totally, totally, totally alone time; away from social media, people and other living beings barring... Continue Reading →
WE finally take a proper holiday and do nothing in particular. Bliss!