Stay At Home Series – Episode 8: When the Gods went on a vacation

My daughter finished her online class, which actually means I finished her online class, since four year olds have the attention span of a Dory fish. Then she looked at me with an exasperated expression and said, “When will this Corona virus end??“ “I don’t know sweetheart..but I’m sure it will be soon“, I assuredContinue reading “Stay At Home Series – Episode 8: When the Gods went on a vacation”

Rotis are round and Parathas are triangular

It all started when my cousin sister and I were making rotis/chapatis/Indian bread in the kitchen, as was the norm these days. No wait, it actually started on the night when my sister was trying her best to turn the round blob of play dough, oh sorry, I meant wheat dough, into triangular shapes, becauseContinue reading “Rotis are round and Parathas are triangular”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Sep 2020

Can you believe it, this is my first life diary and reading wrap up post in 2020? Shudder.. Well, because 2020 has been such a shit year in general, it was hard to write a life diary entry without sobbing or whining my heart out. I could have done a reading wrap up though. ReadingContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Sep 2020”

Stay at Home Series – Episode 7 : Conversations with Family

Let me give you a little background first. Us Indians usually have big families. Earlier, not pre-covid times, but many years back, all of the family members used to live together. We called this joint family. Yes, completely useless for concepts like peace of mind and personal space and privacy, but super great for receivingContinue reading “Stay at Home Series – Episode 7 : Conversations with Family”

Stay at Home Series – Episode 5 : May Wrap Up

I should try and change the name of these series, since with the easing of the lockdown, ‘Staying at home’ may not be a given now. Yes, yes, don’t worry…I will not be going out without my masks, I’ll be sanitizing myself and the products I collect and Ill be maintaining social distance 🙂 Usually,Continue reading “Stay at Home Series – Episode 5 : May Wrap Up”

Stay At Home Series – Episode 4: Parenting S-Poofs! :D

We’ve got a 3 year old, who will turn 4 next week. Other than the child-boss, we’ve got me, the mom and him, the dad, all living under the same roof. This segment is brought to you by the failing parents association. Starring: Me (mummy), R (the child) and Him (Papa) We have a clearContinue reading “Stay At Home Series – Episode 4: Parenting S-Poofs! :D”

Stay at Home Series – Episode 3: Feminist Fashion

I don’t know how it was for the rest of you, but I realized that I paid a whopping lot of rent to live in a house which I mostly used to have dinner and sleep in. Yes, I did have the occasional work from home days, before it all got official. But on thoseContinue reading “Stay at Home Series – Episode 3: Feminist Fashion”

Stay at Home Series – Episode 2: Dalgona Coffee and MasterChef Fails

Did you guys see that clickbait title?!!! Eh eh eh 😉 Dalgona Coffee seems to be all the rage lately. I don’t blame people. Apparently, you need one of those mechanic mixers or use ALL of your day time and energy in whipping up that 1:1:1 ratio of coffee, sugar and water, into a thick,Continue reading “Stay at Home Series – Episode 2: Dalgona Coffee and MasterChef Fails”

Stay at Home Series – Episode 1: The Working Mom

I’m basically starting these series to bore you guys senseless or make you guys laugh out loud. Also, to practice writing and continue writing on my blog, considering, I’m not going to be traveling much or getting my reading done in the speed with which I usually do 😉 These are stories from my ownContinue reading “Stay at Home Series – Episode 1: The Working Mom”

2020 Plans – The year of trying to do more and give more

Happy New Year everyone!!!! I am trying to raise my inner Hermione and figure out a way to get one of those time turning clocks so that I can achieve all of these things – some new and some carried forward from last year, in the year 2020! We will see what went down 365Continue reading “2020 Plans – The year of trying to do more and give more”