Kids, Movies and an Anti-climax

The chirpy song plays on the big screen. The handsome and suave Shammi Kapoor sways in his signature non-choreographed dancing style on the melodious music. He’s wooing his onscreen darling Sharmila Tagore with one of the best songs of his career Tareef karu kya uski from the movie Kashmir Ki Kali. Discarding the seats the …

Food post ~ Cheesy Sago Muffins

Remember the scene in the movie Ra.One where Shahrukh Khan eats noodles with yoghurt? The first time I saw it, “What’s wrong with him?” (his character, not SRK) was my instant reaction. Some might call it culinary sin while others might have a good laugh over the idea of pairing our desi dahi with Italian …

He She and New Beginnings

She: *with trepidation* I ordered a bunch of goodies online. Threw away old stuff that I didn’t think we needed. Want you to accompany me to the store for some other things I set my eyes on. He: *calmly* Ok, ok and ok. Do what makes you happy. We’ll make the store trip this weekend. …

Mothers can raise their sons right

Parenting is tricky and a constant struggle not just with our own upbringing and instincts but also with what is taught and followed by the ever-increasing brigade of know-it-all helicopter parents. There is so much of debate nowadays about what we’re supposed to do that what we like doing sadly takes a backseat. As parents, …

My relationship with books :-)

My relationship with books :-)

I won’t call myself a bookworm, primarily because my reading lulls are frequent and range from a few days, weeks to even a few months sometimes. Matters of precedence, too much of reading churning a cocktail of thoughts in my mind or, most commonly, time required to process something heavy that I read, make me …