Tag: hobby

BLOG HOPS & CHALLENGES, Opinions

Floral Tribute –  Day 7 #WTFOW #5

Floral decorations Yesterday the Fifth Festival of Words was officially over. Unfortunately I could not put up a post and felt bad to abandon it on the last day. But I found that very often, Blogfests did have stragglers who posted after the festival. Hence this floral tribute to thank all Write Tribers who participated. …

LIFESTYLE

#HobbyHorse – Can orchids grow in Poona?

People who associate orchids with tropical rain forests will be surprised to know that they can grow in an urban setting. There are several people in the city of Pune alone who grow orchids One of them is my father who counts orchid cultivation as one of his several hobbies. This was a natural offshoot …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

A time to sew and a time to rip#MondayMusings

Ripping time I’ve always been fond of sewing as far as I can remember and used to love making little garments for my little dollies as a little girl.  In school, needlework was compulsory and as an 8 year old, we had to make a pleated skirt, a smocked nightdress  and I can’t remember the …

LIFESTYLE, Opinions

A stitch in time saves your mind

Photo showing the bobbin on a Singer sewing machine. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In my quest for calming my troubled soul, I try and find different activities to help me go forward with my life. Some activities are really soothing  – yoga, long walks, meditation, yakking with friends, watching movies, and trying new recipes. Today I …