Letter from a decade-old Mom

Dear A Jr, I passed on few of my priced possessions from college, a stash of my vocabulary reference books, to you before I sat down to write this. You celebrated your tenth birthday last week and as your mom I personally feel a sense of fulfilment in the knowledge that you’re reading what I …

Dabbling in oil paint: When balcony walls became a piece of art!

Creativity is an exhilarating addiction and a therapeutic release. It gives us a chance to express ourselves and take pride in the love, dedication and effort we invest in it. With every piece of art we create we form an unsaid relation with the muse, process, associated people and of course, the outcome itself. In …

Thank you, Home! #ThankfulThursdays

Thank you, Home! #ThankfulThursdays

It is said that we don’t realise the importance of anything until we don’t crave and strive for it enough. While this might be true with regard to umpteen things, as a Navi Mumbaikar who had been on the prowl for the right abode for a long time, I can currently relate it perfectly with …

Trains, girls and mornings #NaBloPoMo day 5 

Trains, girls and mornings #NaBloPoMo day 5 

‘Bhaag jao..tiger aa jayega…!’ ‘Bhaiya…zing zing zingaaaaat!’ ‘Aap mere saath mere ghar chalo na..’ In what could be one of the most fun train travels we have had in a while, we were blessed with these pearls of unbridled innocence by one our cutest co-travellers; a super sweet girl of Angel’s age with almost the …