Month: June 2014

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Simple Ways to Beat Stress

Surface tension (Photo credit: jjn1) stress strɛs/ noun 1. pressure or tension exerted on a material object. “the distribution of stress is uniform across the bar” synonyms: pressure, tension, strain, tightness, tautness; More 2. a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. Stress is neither age, gender or culture specific. Nor is it …

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Tying the knot

Mothers and daughters have always had difficult relationships and no more is this tested than at the wedding of a daughter. Once upon a time weddings in India were held in the summer when the days were hot and the schools were closed and most people took leave to keep their children amused. This was …

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Chef – Pathetic attempt at comedy.

Yesterday was one of those days when all three of us were free. While Kay wanted to go shopping to the wholesale cloth market, Jo wanted to do something cooler and less tiring so we went to see a movie. And what a bad movie it was!!!! Luckily it was such a bad movie that …

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Finally its gone into PRINT

My cook book’s been so long in the making that honestly I began to think it would be published posthumously. I’m not joking because when I first submitted it to the publishers it was so long ago that the original editor has retired. Then when the book was all ready and proofed and we had …

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Walking down Marine Drive

Netaji Subhash Road or Marine Drive is undoubtedly the most beautiful stretch of road that symbolises Bombay – yes Bombay , the city now known as Mumbai. Bombay was a city of promise , a city of dreams, a city of opportunity and millions of people flocked to it in search of their own fortune. …

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The perfect Sunday

Don’t  have a plan. Let the day unfold. Slowly, one moment at a time Stay a bed longer, stretch, twist and curl Cuddle your pillow a few seconds longer Before you get out of your bed. Read all the papers, attempt all the puzzles Those brain teasers that tickle your greying grey cells. Sips of …