Independent Bookstore Feature – Pagdandi (Pune, India)

As readers, I’ve seen many of us stand by Independent Bookstores and Libraries, over certain online behemoths. One of the major reasons we do so, is to support smaller businesses who work so hard to curate their book collection and keep their customers happy by offering customised and personal service and we love them forContinue reading “Independent Bookstore Feature – Pagdandi (Pune, India)”

Golden Apple, Green Pear

Once upon a time, there was a Kingdom, somewhere, I’m not very clear about the specifics of the location, but then that wasn’t the important bit anyway. Let’s call this Kingdom, the Kingdom of good fortune and fruits. All kinds of beings lived happily here, if social media was anything to go by. But whenContinue reading “Golden Apple, Green Pear”

Gratitude Journal #3 – Books

I mean, this was expected, wasn’t it? A huge thank you to stories. All the stories I’ve grown up reading. All the stories that saved me. All the stories that are still saving me. And where do these stories live? You got it – books! Before I get down to thanking Books, I have toContinue reading “Gratitude Journal #3 – Books”

Five Types of Reader Biases

We know the world is full of different beings, including us humans and we also know how humans are adept at creating biases based on things they like or don’t like in others. I’ve been reading about biases and prejudices that we have in almost every aspect of our existence. Even I have my biases,Continue reading “Five Types of Reader Biases”

A Lifetime In The Kitchen

What is it with Indian cuisine? Why have we made our lives so difficult having such elaborate meals and cuisines which have recipes that lead to our cooks spending hours and probably their entire lives in the kitchen, for a fully balanced, well cooked meal? My Grandmother’s Time Girls married as young as 13 years,Continue reading “A Lifetime In The Kitchen”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Sep 2021

To start with, I’d like to take a moment to to note that its nearly half of October already and for some reason I decided to write my September wrap up now. Better late than never, they say, right? I was going through my notes for September and I realised I did a lot ofContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Sep 2021”

Gratitude Journal #2 – Superheroes

Have you ever wondered about the Superheroes you read about or watch? I mean, yeah they have a tough backstory and stuff, but most of the time when their story begins, it always ends with so much grandeur. Like, everything somehow works out for them and then they get superpowers and a team of amazingContinue reading “Gratitude Journal #2 – Superheroes”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – August 2021

While I read so many books in July, I was surprised when I saw that I’d read only three books in August!!! That’s so unlike me! I wondered where did I spend all my time? And I realised, oh well, for a change, I was actually having to work for my salary..heheh.. Reading You alreadyContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – August 2021”

Gratitude Journal #1 – Boba Teas

I decided to start publishing my gratitude journals online now, so I could share some of my joys with all of you and hear about your joys and things you’ve been grateful for as well 🙂 The world really needs some joy and things to be thankful for lately, doesnt it? 🙂 This week, onContinue reading “Gratitude Journal #1 – Boba Teas”