For a Dear Friend ,who battled till the very end but lost .Our combined Will,heartfelt prayers ,nothing helped when God wanted the Best for himself . I sometimes still wait for the phone to beep flashing her name . This is in her Beautiful memory ..A lovely person gone way too soon .
Its been more than 1 year since my father-in-law passed away ..Though we didn't share an easy relationship , his death did leave a void in our lives . But as adults we are better equipped to deal with the finality of death . One understands ,even though the loss is forever ,that all who … Continue reading Losing his Beloved Dadu
Here is something that popped up on my Facebook ..A beautiful story about Franz Kafka,the iconic writer .. When he was 40, the renowned Bohemian novelist and short story writer FRANZ KAFKA (1883–1924), who never married and had no children, was strolling through Steglitz Park in Berlin, when he chanced upon a young girl crying … Continue reading Franz Kafka and Magic of his writing …
Alu Fulkopir Dalna is a quintessential Bong dish of Cauliflower,Potatoes and Peas .It is very different from the North Indian variety of Alu-Phoolgobhi. A curry in tomato base,balanced with whole spices and ginger , takes the food experience to a new level . The Confluence of many different ingredients , the pungent mustard oil and … Continue reading Alu Fulkopir Dalna
I don’t think one can ever be prepared enough to deal with death . I am not sure if I will publish this post but I have to write it anyway . Whether you know a person’s time is limited or no , death is always a shock . My father in law had been … Continue reading No , one can never be prepared enough…
This unexpected move to Kolkata, has brought many good tidings my way. So, while yes I had to quit my job after 10 years of working, I am thankful for this break. Since I am at home, I am able to spend a lot of my time with my son and June. The best is … Continue reading The Unknown Tangent!!
Travel is the perfect catalyst for breaking out of routine and one’s comfort zone . Whether one is travelling for business or leisure , or an extended weekend vacation , or a family trip , the idea of exploring the unknown has always held a magical allure . Being an avid reader , I was … Continue reading Wanderlust
So my morning commute to work in Gurgaon takes about 30 minutes every day . I get a cab from office for pick up and drop which gives me the luxury to gaze out and observe the world , during those 30 minutes . Since I can never sleep sitting (admittedly it was an inconvenience … Continue reading My morning commute ….
My 3 year old loves books . Obviously he is too young to read on his own , but loves being read to . I have been reading to him since the time he was an infant . In fact , the first book that I read out to him was “A Suitable Boy” by … Continue reading The Joys of Reading & Being Read to
Motherhood is exhausting . Most days I feel that I am working in double shifts .One that runs from 8.30 AM to 5:30 PM and another that runs 24 hrs . I know this is such a clichéd topic . Lots has been written on this but I still want to write some more . … Continue reading Trial by fire of a Working Mother