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Monthly Archive: May 2017

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New York’s hidden gem #NYBG

A hidden gem Come the month of May and most of my compatriots are on holiday. Many of them travel overseas to escape the oppressive heat that descends on us before the monsoon rains. America is a popular destination with...

Redefining cancer care – Nihal & Shyama Kaviratne #WATWB 14

Redefining cancer care – Nihal & Shyama Kaviratne #WATWB

For  most people retirement means taking life easy . But Nihal Kaviratne and his wife Shyama are not most people . Returning home to India after a successful corporate career of over 40 years, the couple had no fixed plan...

Nature’s Bounty – the red leafed Japanese Maple #ThursdayTreeLove 7

Nature’s Bounty – the red leafed Japanese Maple #ThursdayTreeLove

Have you ever seen a tree with red leaves? Well I found one growing in my friend’s back garden. I’ve always been fascinated by trees and was keen on joining  Parul Thakur’s interesting theme #ThursdayTreeLove. Unfortunately, I never found an interesting...

Morning Walk in an urban wood 4

Morning Walk in an urban wood

A walk in in the woods After about a year of trying to walk in the morning, I finally managed it today. I accompanied Daughter No 1 to her office and had to stay out of her hair while she...

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Summer Friday #SkywatchFriday

A summer Friday It’s already half way through May and the clouds are slowly gathering .Parts of India have already experienced rain showers but in my Mumbai sky, there is a lot of bright blue. The sea is still and...

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Letter to my college going self

Last month some of my classmates from college organised a reunion of all alumni. I would have gone but for the fact that no one from my gang was going to be there. I believe it was a great success...

Learning on Sunday 4

Learning on Sunday

I was making my bed when I spotted this kite ( the Black Kite) preening his feathers in the building across my balcony. I couldn’t help but take a few pictures. I then decided to download a new photo app...

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5 simple tips for the Yummy Mummy on the Go#MommyFiesta

Are you a yummy mummy? One  that makes Daddy drool as much as Baby? Or a mummy who’s too cool for school? Well, if you are, then don’t read any further.  But chances are that you aren’t either of the...

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Writing by hand #FridayReflections

After a long time, I was excited by the Friday prompt. It brought back memories of my school days when we only wrote by hand . And we only wrote by pen. We actually filled book after book of Marion...

My Sky from the bottom of Babulnath #SkywatchFriday 2

My Sky from the bottom of Babulnath #SkywatchFriday

Yet another Friday and it’s the middle of the month already. Before long, half the year will be over and I still haven’t begun many of my New Year Resolutions. I have to learn to do things differently if I...

Help ! There’s a Bull in my bathroom 0

Help ! There’s a Bull in my bathroom

Most of you have hear of the bull in a china shop but have you ever heard of a bull in the bathroom? It all started when I retuned home after a three month stay in the US to find...

Changing expectations in a changing relationship. 2

Changing expectations in a changing relationship.

Early on within a relationship we start assessing our potential suitors in every way imaginable, to make things even worse we start assessing them under the microscope. What one may consider small talk in order to fill the gaps of...

DOES REVEALING YOUR IDENTITY  REALLY IMPROVE BLOG TRAFFIC? 27

DOES REVEALING YOUR IDENTITY REALLY IMPROVE BLOG TRAFFIC?

Today I realised that blogging is a mug’s game. OR You could call me a slow learner. After almost 10 years of blogging, around 7 years of being a member of Blogadda, about 5 years of being a part of...

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#A to Z Challenge Reflections Post

  This year was the third year in succession that I participated in this challenge. Once again I was a reluctant participant, mainly because despite my previous attempts  I didn’t find any appreciable change in either my traffic or number...

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