To password protect or not?

“I don’t keep any password on my phone. I have nothing to hide.” said a friend of mine with an air of defiance. A group of us was chattering away noisily over some yummy homemade chaat when the topic of sharing personal data with spouses and kids came up. I had reservations about this approach …

Should a wedding anniversary be celebrated only till your spouse is with you?

27th April is my parents’ wedding anniversary. A day I grew up watching them enjoy and celebrate every year with much love and affection. It was a cherished annual ritual for my mother to buy new sarees or jewellery for this special occasion. Dad gorged sumptuously on the specially-curated menu and basked in all the attention …

Vacation and detox #FridayFotoFiction

Finding a secluded corner in the buzzing restaurant at lunchtime was a nightmare. Meera’s irresistible charm did the trick though. As she quietly settled with her paraphernalia at the ocean view table, her mind was already at work. ‘This must be quick’, she reflected, as she longingly ran her fingers over the treasured embroidered package. …

Foodtastic Fables #AtoZChallenge Theme Reveal

Participating in the April A to Z challenge, a mega event bloggers excitedly discuss and look forward to ever since the turn of the year had forever been on my wish list. This year it is finally happening for me and I have a theme in place too. 🙂 Playing the “Should I, shouldn’t I” …

Food and Social Media #SuperBloggerChallenge2018

“You like cooking and experimenting with food, why don’t you open an Instagram account and share pictures?” Tossing new ingredients together and giving twists to traditional recipes was always my hobby but this random suggestion by a friend of mine instigated me to venture into the unknown territory of food photography, an exercise I confess …