What’s your Favourite Winter Drink? Here’s ours.

Dear Readers, How have you been? What season is it at your place? For the first eight years of my life, living in a beautiful coastal town in South India, I never knew what winters felt like. Come to think of it I never owned a sweater back then. We only had two major seasons … Continue reading What’s your Favourite Winter Drink? Here’s ours.

5 Feel-Good purchases I made this year under INR 500

Dear Readers, I'm not big on shopping neither am I someone who promotes shopping for fun. I'm a minimalist in the making. But once in a while, I look for small things that can add a bit of cosiness and beauty to my home (and my happy place). Art supplies, essential oils, some cotton sheets … Continue reading 5 Feel-Good purchases I made this year under INR 500

Age of the Anti-hero!

Dear Readers, How have you been? Hope you had a good week, if not a great one. Today's post is something I have been wanting to write for many days now. Last week I watched 'Haseen Dilruba' - a Bollywood Crime Thriller that I really enjoyed. As always my focus was on the story which … Continue reading Age of the Anti-hero!

Fear and Pursuits of Life

Dear Readers, How have you been? A couple of weeks ago, I opened up my blog for guest bloggers with an intention to promote fellow writers and to expand the horizons of this blog. Today's guest blogger is Harish Kamath - a good friend, blogger, and bibliophile like most of us. 🙂 Fear and Pursuits … Continue reading Fear and Pursuits of Life

What’s the most beautiful thing you’ve ever read?

Dear Readers, A feast for your mind in today's post. Beautifully written lines, like poems, have always had a lasting impression on me. Analogies, metaphors and sometimes simple prose written with a creative touch. It has the same effect on me as popping a piece of Belgian chocolate into my mouth at the end of … Continue reading What’s the most beautiful thing you’ve ever read?

Need for a Happy Place!

Dear Readers, How have you been? Another good week comes to an end. Time to unwind, relax and recharge before the next week kicks in. Last week, we spoke about "Why we Judge?". From the comments and personal messages I have received, I understand that it led to a lot of thinking, understanding and retrospection. … Continue reading Need for a Happy Place!

Why we Judge?

Hello Dear Readers, How have you been? Weekend already! This week surely did pass by in a jiffy. Something a little heavy to ponder over the weekend. Hope you like it. If you're a fairly broad-minded person who strives to be more accepting and kind towards others, you might have found yourself in a battle … Continue reading Why we Judge?

A Snippet of Shikhandini in Kannada!

Dear Readers, Hope you're doing well. On popular demand, the synopsis of my book Shikhandini was translated to Kannada by a dear friend Anushree who happens to be an avid reader of both Kannada and English novels. She is an amazing storyteller with a beautiful voice. She has her very own podcast where she takes … Continue reading A Snippet of Shikhandini in Kannada!

Sneak Peek into our Balcony Garden

Hello Dear Readers, Hope you and your family are safe. These are trying times once again but this too shall pass soon. Stay Strong. It has been a while since I last posted here. Partly because I did not feel like it, considering the current situation (I live in Bengaluru, one of the COVID -19 … Continue reading Sneak Peek into our Balcony Garden

Loving People, Loving Things

Hello, Lovely readers, Back with another thought-provoking post. Spencer W. Kimball once said “Love people, not things; use things, not people”. At first glance, this quote feels like the answer to everything that is going wrong in this world. Yet, like all great philosophical learnings, it is easier said than done. As humans, we tend … Continue reading Loving People, Loving Things