BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Remains of the curry#FridayReflections

Sandokan stirred from his mid morning nap. Princess purred beside him. Stretching out lazily, they began their usual routine of getting ready like the others on Makete Street. As doors banged shut while people left for work, they could hear pressure cookers whistling down the road. Slowly, engines revved up down the street  as people… Read More Remains of the curry#FridayReflections

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Morning & Evening Sky #SkywatchFriday

Last weekend we had some unseasonal showers. Not only were they unseasonal but they were unusual- in some parts of my city the rain was black. Yes, it seemed that the Thundershowers caused a fire on Butcher Island, one of the tiny islets off the Mumbai Coast. Oil is stored on this island and for… Read More Morning & Evening Sky #SkywatchFriday

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES

Weatherbeaten #ThursdayTreeLove

When the roots are deep, there is no reason to fear the wind. African proverb During my travels in America, I saw this beautiful tree in a peaceful garden estate of the famed American architect and woodworker George Nakashima who is closely associated with the Golconde project at Auroville. Linking this with Parul’s initiative #ThursdayTreeLove… Read More Weatherbeaten #ThursdayTreeLove

FOOD

Cupcakes to die for #Flavoursome Tuesday

A cupcake is a small cake designed to serve one person, which may be baked in a small thin paper or aluminum cup. As with larger cakes, icing and other cake decorations such as fruit and candy may be applied. Wikipedia I must admit I have a weakness for cupcakes especially my three little cupcakes… Read More Cupcakes to die for #Flavoursome Tuesday

FOOD

Whatever happened to plain old sponge ! #FridayReflections

The other day I walked into a cake shop Nostalgic for vanilla sponge . But all I saw were cakes of chocolate Each one more exotic than the next! There was chocolate cake with swirls of butter cream – shaded in grades of chocolate Ombré I was told they called it while the next had… Read More Whatever happened to plain old sponge ! #FridayReflections