Literature

The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid: Book Review #003

Changez's desire to move back to Pakistan strengthens after his short visit to his country when he feels that it is his country and his family that need him more than he needs a stable career for himself in a land of opportunity, the USA.

Lifestyle

Paints and brushes #002 Tulips 🌷🌷🌷

My unceasing love for brushes and paints!!

Literature

15 Brilliant Short Novels You Can Read in a Day

15 Short Classics that you can read in a day! Make your bookstack look #classicwise with these and enjoy reading from different genres and varied narrative styles.

Literature

Ruskin Bond’s ‘Secrets’ Revealed: Book Review #002

The beauty of Bond’s suspense genre is the way he describes the simple, day to day mundane lives of the people of Dehradun spiced up with a tinge of spook around them. Whether it is the dead coming back alive or the ferocious beasts entering the city from nowhere and creating a rampage all over, you have everything in these seven small stories to keep you hooked till you finish the book and put it down and wonder in awe and surprise.

Lifestyle

Sushant Singh Rajput’s Suicide: An Inconsolable Loss, Tragic and Traumatic.

I wondered to myself, if it is the sole right of the big stars, the privileged ones, the ones who have a legacy of being the sons of so-and-so, to throw tantrums and enjoy their stardom while imposing it shamelessly on the commoners as well as the lesser mortals around them? Wasn’t Sushant ‘eligible’ for throwing these tantrums which were actually not inherited by him but earned in fact?

Lifestyle

Paints and Brushes 🌈

I have recently started painting again. No, it hasn’t come all of a sudden but, all because of my little one who loves to draw and paint. I used to do it often when I was in school. Long back. . . ! 🙄 But Colour and brushes never let me live in peace. I… Continue reading Paints and Brushes 🌈

Literature

Agatha Christie’s The Mysterious Affair at Styles: Book Review #001

The week's book review is the first novel by Agatha Christie, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles". A crime and detective fiction introducing Hercule Poirot, the famous Belgian Detective.

Relationship

Behind the Blogger Tag

Hi ! I saw this particular tag on Emer @alittlehazebookblog last week and thought it would be exciting one to do! I thank Emer for this interesting blog activity. THE RULES: Thank the person who nominated youAnswer all the questions down belowPingback to the creator: Ellyn @AllonsythornraxxNominate 5+ bloggers you’d like to know more about to do this… Continue reading Behind the Blogger Tag

Travel

Ruskin Bond: Once Upon a Time in Mussoorie

An unforgettable meeting with my favorite author, Ruskin Bond, is among one of my fondest memories. I was stupefying experience for me which I recreate today, once again, after 9 years.

Literature

12 Wittiest Quotes from Shakespeare You would want to Own

What better than throwing away a couple of classic witty quotes in your banter everyday; and from none other but our all time favorite- SHAKESPEARE!!

motherhood

Mother’s Day Special: Why is it important for mothers to self love?

One of the best things a mother can do is to love herself. But are we getting enough sleep, rest, and time to even think and plan things ahead? All this made me ponder over the fact that are we, as mothers, giving ourselves enough love and care?

Relationship

Are you feeling cornered out at your virtual workplace of late?

Since the absence of physical proximity, it has become difficult for employees to watch, understand, and observe the overall attitudes and behaviors of the fellow colleagues along with the verbal discourse. The virtual meeting rooms and office spaces have made it difficult for some to understand the context of the words being spoken. Read on to know how employees are negotiating a balance between virtual workplace bullying and their families' well being.

Travel

Mitsubishi Pajero Convoy en route the Himalayan Hills- Narkanda Snow Drive 2020: A Glimpse

It was fun to drive in the majestic snow covered Himalayan hills in february this year. 26 Pajeros moving in a convoy, courtesy: MyPajero.club. Watch the video to see the unlimited fun we all had.

Lifestyle

Lockdown and Anxiety- Is it really taking a toll over our mental health?

The enigma of quarantine is bewildering me now. What really should we do with this time at hand and what we actually are doing with it? I have my doubts and I laid bare them all.

Travel

Into the Royal Corridors: The Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur – Wander and Wonder

The Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, was on my travel list last month. It was mesmerizing indeed to see with my own eyes the breathtakingly beautiful building. Here is a sneak-peak into the heritage building that was once the residence of the royal couple, The Maharaja and Maharani of Jaipur, HH Sawai Man Singh and HH Gayatri Devi.

Literature

5 Books to Enjoy Reading Whilst the 21 Days ‘Stay at home’ COVID-19 Challenge

This is what I would be doing for the next 21 days of national lockdown. What is your plan for the days to come? A shoutout to all book lovers!

Literature

When I Think of You: Relics

An Elegy on the death of a loved one.

Lifestyle

Corona Virus: How are things at your end?

How are you feeling in the wake of COVID-19? Somethings have surely changed. Mine have, how have yours? Let me know.

Lifestyle

5 Things to do Amidst COVID19 if You Cannot get a ‘Work From Home’

What would you do if the nature of your job is not 'work from home' friendly amid the looming threat of Corona Virus? Can you afford to loose your job? If not, what precautions are necessary? Click to read more.

Us, on our way to Narkanda!
Travel

A Fun Filled Snow Drive to Narkanda this Winter

The adventurous trip I had this January (2020) was so much fun! Check out the pictures and read my post for more.

Travel

Why You Need to be vacationing Without Kids Once in a While?

How often do you plan a vacation without your kids on board? What are the best moments that you two have on such travels? Click to know more.

Relationship

5 Crazy Things That You Only Do With Your Bestie

What are the craziest things that you do with you best friend? Share you funny moments and have a good laugh while doing that!

motherhood

Why do working mothers made to feel guilty about availing a daycare?

Is sending your child to a daycare bad for her? People have varied opinions on this issue. Find out what the author has to say.

Culture

The vibrant and Zesty Surajkund Mela 2020: A sneak Peak

How entertaining was the Surajkund Mela this year? Read about the internationally acclaimed crafts bazaar and its vibrant features.