Diwali musings

Yesterday morning, I woke up depressed. That usually happens to me on festivals, esp the festive month of Diwali. The pain of not being with the family I was born in, would usually agonize me when I got married, and Diwali would usually make it raw. Don't get me wrong, each family has a different … Continue reading Diwali musings

Book Review : I didn’t expect to be expecting by Richa S Mukherjee

I came across Richa during A2Z Blogging 2019. I saw the title "I didn't expect to be expecting" and made a mental note to read it once the A2Z was over. However, I got engaged in some professional development and was busy studying medicine for the next couple of months. I started reading it 3 … Continue reading Book Review : I didn’t expect to be expecting by Richa S Mukherjee

This Diwali – Gift someone love.

Diwali is around the corner. What I like about Diwali are the lights. Even in Dubai I have never missed that. Beautiful lights adoring the balconies in the night sky. What I don't like about Diwali is the fire crackers and the unnecessary gifts. When I was a child in that small town of Himachal … Continue reading This Diwali – Gift someone love.

Ahoi Ashtmi

This is another fast similar to the much famed karva chauth. Fortunately, not much of propaganda for this day, because niether YashRaj or Karan johar films popularised it, and secondly females will be up in arms against husbands or in-laws but never against their children. Quite similar to the famed cousin, this fast is kept … Continue reading Ahoi Ashtmi

Karva Chauth – The Bollywood Festival

Who doesn't remember the famous DDLJ scene when Kajol aka Simran faints so that only Shahrukh aka Raj can give her the first sip of water after she breaks the fast. No other festival has been glamourised so much by Bollywood, infact to the extent that keeping the fast has the feminist brigade up against … Continue reading Karva Chauth – The Bollywood Festival

Ravana : The enemy of Aryavrta – Amish Tripathi

Finished reading the most awaited book " Ravana - the enemy of Aryavrta." Well, am I disappointed. Yes!! The Shiva series had kept me enthralled and thirsty for more in Indian mythology. The Ram series, could not hold my attention, beyond the first book. Still, when this book was released, it was on my tbr. … Continue reading Ravana : The enemy of Aryavrta – Amish Tripathi

Book Review : Destiny for Love Arranged

Title : Destiny for Love Arranged Author : Vash karuppa Genre : Romance Available on Kindle unlimited Kindle price : Rs 279 Book Blurb : All business-no-pleasure CEO of Hotel Empire, Keshavam Industries, Aariyan Ranjan, and successful Oncologist, Varini Iyengar, have known one another for sixteen years. When she last saw him Varini was left … Continue reading Book Review : Destiny for Love Arranged

Why women leave jobs?

What is your biggest fear when you go to work? However carefree you might sound to be, every female dreads something once she becomes a mother. When I went back to work after my 6 months of maternity leave, the biggest challenge for me was to overcome the emotional barrier. My mind would be back … Continue reading Why women leave jobs?

It’s not the time of year without …..

It is October already. How time flies? Each year we wait for the new year, for new beginnings, to amend our mistakes and start anew. And New year is the new beginning. We make resolutions, promise to be better versions of the humans we are and by the mid of the year we already forget … Continue reading It’s not the time of year without …..