So here I am , writing after a long hiatus ..Was caught up with other things.. Anyway ,so every year I try to learn something new .Last year ,it was cooking .And while I am no master chef ,I can turn out a decent meal fairly consistently now :) And this year , by complete … Continue reading Surprise!!!!
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…
I watched the fading lights ,the disappearing building silhouettes And the steel grey sheets of rain I saw the drops splattering in a random pattern And the misting window pane I felt the wind framing runaway wisps of hair around my face And felt myself melting in its soft embrace I heard the raucous call … Continue reading When the rains came
Remind me why , It all came to a naught Remind me why , It all burned down to cinders and ashes , Remind me why, I still live in the blackened ruins of an almost perfect story Remind me why , My heart still burns with the fire of a thousand suns , Remind … Continue reading Remind me why
Life with a child is an everlasting gobstopper. Gobstopper is a kind of lolly pop consisting of many layers . A different flavor hits you with every layer. And the gobstoppers last a long while compared to the average lolly pop. That’s why they are called everlasting Gobstoppers ! That’s how life is with a … Continue reading An Everlasting Gobstopper
The Blue Moon day is a book that forces the reader to slow down and introspect. Once in a while , one reads books and know exactly what is going in the mind of the protagonist because you have been there , at the exact same point in life . Facing those very questions, the … Continue reading Book Review – The Blue Moon Day by Santosh Sivaraj
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!!
I remember you in fragments Flitting in and out like fireflies Tracing familiar patterns in the dark Just beyond my outstretched fingers I wonder , if they are tricks of my mind Pining away for what cannot be mine It all comes back to me sometimes though , When the wind carries your laughter When … Continue reading What is left behind
A prelude to the storm she held within Dark clouds gathered on the horizon As her heart , somber , sinister ,swollen