As usual, Abi’s face peeped out of the slowly opening front door and I waited for her usual peeved dialogue “why so late from office”? But today she seemed nervous and indicated me to go with her to the bedroom as she had to say something to me. “I am scared, Ma. I know you … Continue reading Humpty Dumpty had a great fall – but, why?
A beautiful Sunday morning, so many interesting possibilities and what do I get stuck with – Cooking, since it’s my cook’s day off and my mother is still out of station! I know and can see folks raising the highbrow wondering “what an old fashioned statement to make – why can’t she simply go out … Continue reading Culinary Travails err Trails of a Non-Foodie Reluctant Cook
The mythological story goes thus – A relatively minor character in the Mahabharata, Shishupala was born with three eyes and four arms and an accompanying heavenly prophesy foretelling that he would lose his additional arms & eyes when placed on the lap of his future slayer. His parents invited all kings of the world to … Continue reading Was lack of Constructive Feedback a factor in Shishupala’s death?
A stunning view of the snow covered Himalayan peaks, lush forests abundant in flora and fauna, dramatic sunrises and sunsets and the promise of uninterrupted solitude – is what made Binsar simply enchanting. We reached the KMVN Tourist Rest House around 7 in the evening and after a quick wash and dinner, awaited the lights to go … Continue reading Kumaoni Trails – Enchanting Binsar