When I say surviving, I am speaking for the baby, for me and for my mom. Well for me and the baby for obvious reasons of being a new mom and a new baby. Like I often tell the baby during our tete-a-tete, “sorry baby, mama’s also new mama, baby’s also new baby“. We are… Continue reading Surviving ‘almost 3 months’ and a surprise picture delight
Dear dear dear sleep.. please come back. Blanket me in your warmth and coziness. This is an announcement post. I am a new mother. And like all other new mothers, I am a little (actually, a lot!) overwhelmed by the whirlwind that life has become. I know I am supposed to be like… Yayyy… this… Continue reading The whirlwind called motherhood
I realize its been 10 months since we added a small member to our family and I haven’t mentioned her once! You know the first dog we adopted in 2013, Mishka who came from a laboratory , our second also comes from the same background. Early this year, 64 beagles were released from a pharmaceutical… Continue reading My girl!
Though I was there for a wedding, I was looking forward to the medley of scents, sights and experiences the reputed city would offer, and below is a list of top things from my sojourn, not in any order. Talking to cabbies(uber) who speak very good english, complete with their recommendations on where to eat… Continue reading My favorites from my Kolkata diary
? A wedding of a friend(K)’s friend was in two weeks. The couple was going to Kolkata for the wedding, they told us over an evening conversation while socializing our dogs. Me: Kolkata! Bengali wedding?!! Can I come? K: Sure, come off! The summery dreams of a city that seemed exotic with its street food,… Continue reading Kolkata- the sweat, filth and stink?
I think of my style as being understated. I am never comfortable with being the centre of attention and the same reflects in my style. Mostly comfortable dressing with attention to looking presentable is what one would find me in, even on the days that need me to gussy up! But I like to dress… Continue reading What I wore in Europe/how to pack for mixed weather
The above sculpture located at the foot of Petrin hill in Ujezd, is a memorial to victims of communism. I had created this image of Prague in my head, one that was straight out of a spoiled princess story book or movie. In that, the weather would be perfect, the lawns would be manicured, an… Continue reading Intimidated by Prague
When you just want to talk endlessly with a girl friend… This one is my fav cafe in Bangalore, with the ambience being warm and relaxed. Dyu art cafe, in Koramangala. The staff at this cafe is sweet and if they are baking a fresh batch of cakes, the guests are asked if they would… Continue reading Conversations over coffee and cakes
First look of the city of Vienna had me thinking, “this is so boring”. Having come from venice which was touristy, dreamy amd romantic of the hat-wearing and hand-holding kind; the methodical arrangement of the buildings, the order, the cleanliness, the quiet roads, the shutting-down-of-shops even-in-train stations at 7 pm, the not-so-fashionable people, all made… Continue reading The art scene in Vienna
While going over my evernote, I found this piece I wrote last June. So read away! “I have been meaning to write this piece for 2 weeks now. The last two weeks were very emotional, frustrating and tiring. My pet from here, lost her eyesight becoming completely blind, virtually overnight with a rare condition. I… Continue reading Sakleshpur, May 2014