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Monthly Archive: June 2017

Blowing in the wind #Bar-a-thon 2

Blowing in the wind #Bar-a-thon

I’m participating in the #BarAThon – a blogging Challenge which involves blogging on every alternate day from Jun 17 – Jun 30, 2017. For each of the seven days, bloggers are free to choose either a theme (‘Seven’) or one of the seven prompts...

Tweaking Traditional Teaching methods- Swaroop Rawal #WATWB 23

Tweaking Traditional Teaching methods- Swaroop Rawal #WATWB

Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. Teachers are the unsung heroes of our society and no sooner do we get our degree,...

Love behind umbrellas – Suns and Lovers #Bar-A-Thon 7

Love behind umbrellas – Suns and Lovers #Bar-A-Thon

Sons & Lovers I wonder why D.H.Lawrence’s novel “Sons & Lovers” was considered highly subversive?  Was it because sex was taboo in the times it was written? Or rather, was it because  discussing sex so openly was? Well, whatever the...

Death of a Tree #ThursdayTreeLove 19

Death of a Tree #ThursdayTreeLove

BE LIKE A TREE Stay grounded Connect with your roots Turn over a new leaf Bend before you break Enjoy your unique natural beauty Keep growing I got this beautiful message on Whatsapp last week and I just had to...


7 Amazing Facts about The Seven Sisters # Bar-A-Thon

The original seven sisters My grandmother-in-law was one of seven sisters and the funny thing is that her father’s brother had seven sons! I don’t know anything about the seven brothers but I do know that the Seven Sisters were...


Boys don’t make passes at girls with glasses

  I was walking in the garden when I noticed Divya in the distance. She was new to the area and I met her during my regular walks in the neighbourhood park. What started out as a shy smile soon...


The Centenarian #ThursdayTreeLove

The Old Tree  Rooted in the past and waiting for the future. This magnificent banyan tree has been on the property that my mother-in-law grew up in. Silent sentinel  for more than a hundred years, overlooked three bungalows and saw...


Stretching to conclusions #InternationalYogaDay

    Yoga goes International Ever since I attended Rujuta Divekar’s book launch where she pooh poohed the idea of an International Yoga Day, I’ve found the concept of dedicating a day to Yoga  very funny. As she said, Yoga...

A drink for Bala #Bar-a-thon 8

A drink for Bala #Bar-a-thon

  “Drink for you Bala?” asked Vinod. “Sure, I’ll have a Glenmorangie on the rocks.” “On the rocks?” said Vinod with a quizzically raised eyebrow. “Are you sure?” “Absolutely! And please make that a double while you are at it!”...

Breakfast at Seven #Bar-a-thon 17

Breakfast at Seven #Bar-a-thon

At precisely 7.30, Samantha got out of her car and  walked into the club, eager to jump on the treadmill . She looked around the verandah, happy to be the only person up so early in the morning. She loved...

Words that make you think …..a must read for all 0

Words that make you think …..a must read for all

The mysterious case of 45H 4

The mysterious case of 45H

After the mad dash from Arrivals to Departures, I heaved a sigh of relief as I settled in my seat at 45G. Undoubtedly, it wasn’t the best seat on the plane but I wasn’t grumbling. Charles de Gaulle is notorious...

Trail walk on the Campus 11

Trail walk on the Campus

Walk on the trail For those of you who’ve been following my blog, you will have realised that I’ve been away from home and hearth for quite a while now. Despite more regular walking and more mindful eating the pounds...

Skies from New Jersey #SkywatchFriday 10

Skies from New Jersey #SkywatchFriday

And yet another Friday! I can hardly believe it’s time for me to return home to my Mumbai skies. I had come prepared for a hot summer but sadly the skies have been quite erratic – from a gloomy and...

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