Finally, I read a Stephen King!! One popular, mainstream and much loved author, who was on my list to read forever. And I'm glad I read this book. I usually have a 'read the book first' and 'watch the screen adaptation later' rule, but there have been some exceptions to this rule and Stephen King's … Continue reading The Institute by Stephen King – Book Thoughts
The decision to do a one day trek to climb the Kudremukh Peak in Karnataka - the second highest peak in Karnataka at 1892 mts, was one taken in an instant of madness. In an instant when I was taken in by the pictures posted by my brother in law and his wife on Instagram, … Continue reading Kudremukh Peak Trek – When the mountains teach you how to face your anxieties
Tell me a story mummy!!”, my four-year-old daughter said with the insistence of a politician. “Alright, alright, what story do you want to hear today?” “A scary one!” “Not again!”, I said with an exasperated sigh. “Why don’t we listen to some nice happy story today? Maybe about princesses and magic and unicorns?” I wasn’t … Continue reading I’ve got your back, girl..
A lot of tens in that subject title. I thought of trying to make it a clickbait title. I wonder if it will work 😉 This year, I ran my first 10K run, and a few more 10Ks eventually. I also crossed another milestone in my life - being married for 10 years 🙂 If … Continue reading 10 things I learnt from 10 years of being married and running 10K!
Anjali walked down the beach with her friends and family, and her four year old daughter clutching on to her hand. It was so beautiful, the wind in her hair and face, the soothing sound of the waves crashing over the rocks and the soft reggae music wafting from the shack nearby. She just loved … Continue reading The Trinket Seller
Two days back my nearly four year old daughter returned from childcare and told us about how a boy in her class fell and got a bad cut with glass and had blood oozing all over his leg. In her words below: "Mummy! You know, Akhilesh fell down today in the big mirror door and … Continue reading But mummy! Boys don’t cry!!
This action will have no echo But this book and this duology and these characters have left behind a long lasting echo in my heart. What a splendid sequel! It's very rare that sequels turn out to be as good or as gripping as the first of a series. I received everything I was expecting … Continue reading Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2) by Leigh Bardugo
We might just decide that we will spend every Diwali in Goa henceforth. Considering we don't have any religious affinity for the festival and are not a big fan of the pollution created by the fire crackers, it seems like a splendid decision. We've been to Goa many times now. I feel like I've travelled … Continue reading Goa – Never disappoints
You have changed my life Leigh Bardugo. With your Six of Crows. Really. I don't even know that this post is going to be. Will it be a review? Will be it a blog full of spoilers? Will it have me gushing about how much I loved the book? Will it just have incoherent random … Continue reading Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo – Fangirling!
I received a notification from WordPress this morning congratulating me on being a WordPress blogger for three years now. And I couldn't imagine that I have been blogging here for three years already! And that is just the WordPress platform. I had actually started blogging long before this and had a travel blog when … Continue reading Three year anniversary on WordPress today!