March Musings – Why won’t women eat first?

I decided to write about women this month. If February is associated with love, then surely March is associated with talking about women right? It being International Women’s day and all? So I decided to dedicate an entire month to thinking about women, standing up for us, celebrating us, and basically trying my own versionContinue reading “March Musings – Why won’t women eat first?”

Book Talk Series – Ten recent reads and what they made me think

It has been just two weeks and I already feel like Ive been on a long hiatus from blogging. My regular day job has taken over my life completely and is depriving me of all the things I love doing – running/writing/reading/blogging. I managed to squeeze out some time today and so happy to startContinue reading “Book Talk Series – Ten recent reads and what they made me think”

The Liability of Privilege

Privilege (Definition): a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group. Oxford Online Definitions I was having a book club discussion on Dr. Ambedkar’s speech – Annihilation of Caste, two days back. When it was my turn to introduce myself, I said, “I didn’t even know which casteContinue reading “The Liability of Privilege”

Girl’s Night Out – A Cinderella Story

The three of us met each other outside the society gate. I was dressed in a pink skirt and a simple white top with sneakers. Anjali was wearing jeans, a light sweater and bright red lipstick. “Hi..where’s Parul?”, Anjali asked, as she saw me approach her. I was right on time. It was 7 pm.Continue reading “Girl’s Night Out – A Cinderella Story”

Blessed Be The Mystery Of Love

Oh, to see without my eyesThe first time that you kissed meBoundless by the time I criedI built your walls around meWhite noise, what an awful soundFumbling by Rogue RiverFeel my feet above the groundHand of God, deliver meOh, oh woe-oh-woah is meThe first time that you touched meOh, will wonders ever cease?Blessed be theContinue reading “Blessed Be The Mystery Of Love”

Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger, Illustrations by Rovina Cai – Book Thoughts

Bookish Discussion: Isn’t it great when you discover a book that is under hyped or was never on your radar and you just happened to stumble upon it and it made you really happy? Which is one such book you stumbled upon recently and loved and would recommend to everyone? Thoughts on Elatsoe: Story Blurb:Continue reading “Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger, Illustrations by Rovina Cai – Book Thoughts”

DUNE by Frank Herbert – Book Thoughts

Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic. Frank Herbert, DUNE With all the Classics that I’ve read lately, with the exception of Aldous Huxley, Ray Bradbury or Kurt Vonnegut, I found that the writing style isContinue reading “DUNE by Frank Herbert – Book Thoughts”

Traveling during Covid Times – Fratelli Vineyards and Japalouppe Equestrian Centre

STOP WORRYING ABOUT THE POTHOLES IN THE ROAD AND ENJOY THE JOURNEY.. BABS HOFFMAN 2020 had been a hard year for travellers around the world. All of us had to be cooped inside our homes to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe from the dreaded virus. Now we’re in 2021, and the virus isContinue reading “Traveling during Covid Times – Fratelli Vineyards and Japalouppe Equestrian Centre”

2021 Goals – Reading and Life – Keeping it Simple

I was talking to my sister and best friend two days back and telling them all about my goals or to-do lists and my best friend said, “Prachi di, have you added some chill time in your goals too? Your goals sound too much, even to hear about!“ We laughed it off that day, butContinue reading “2021 Goals – Reading and Life – Keeping it Simple”