Tag: Hindu festival

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

Tie a Rakhi for Coconut Day

Today Ms Papaya will tie two special rakhis for her superhero brothers . Rakhi or RakshaBandhan is not essentially a Maharashtrian festival but like everything else, has become pan-Indian thanks to the cultural invasion of Bollywood. I actually remember celebrating this day as Coconut Day with my home being redolent with the smell of coconut …

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

Why I hate Holi

Reasons why I hate Holi this festival of colour and joy

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES, Opinions

Five thoughts on Monday #MondayMusings

As I whizz past my haze enveloped city on the Eastern Freeway , I can’t help thinking about the thoughts that were mulling around my head during the Diwali buzz. Thank God for less noise The first thought that struck me was the virtual noiseless Diwali. Yes there were a few but by and large …

Festivals and celebrations

Diwali disaster #FlavoursomeTuesdays

Sadly every day is NOT a Sunday. In fact today’s Tuesday is hardly flavoursome. There are something’s that aren’t just meant to be . After several attempts over several years, I’ve finally come to the conclusion that Home made Chaklis aren’t for me. Chakli are those round maze like savoury fry ups that are crispy …

Festivals and celebrations, LIFESTYLE

Passing on the karanji #MondayMusings

I woke up this morning to a photo of homemade karanji. I was happy to see them because Daughter No 1 had made them, for the very first time. They looked perfect and possibly tasted perfect since Ms Papaya loved them. And she is quite the discerning eater. I was happy to see that the …