My Reading Life : Reality and Bookstagram

I was an avid reader as a child. Then I had this whole Mills and Boons phase when I was in college. And then there was this huge decade long gap when my reading was restricted to work emails and text messages. Fast forward to 2016 when I became a mom and had a lotContinue reading “My Reading Life : Reality and Bookstagram”

Stay At Home Series – Episode 11 : From Beach Bum to Book Bum

Two years back, I would have said I was a beach bum. Not in the absolute sense of the term, but yes, at least twice a year you would find me either traveling near a water body or talking about traveling to a water body. Then towards the end of 2019, right when I wasContinue reading “Stay At Home Series – Episode 11 : From Beach Bum to Book Bum”

#10MIN10DAYS Challenge – Day 3 : 10 Things About Today

I signed up for the #10MIN10DAYS challenge hosted by a very talented writer and friend, Tammy. You can check our the original challenge and her writing blogs here. Each day she will give us a prompt and we have to set the timer and create something with that prompt within 10 minutes. I decided to tryContinue reading “#10MIN10DAYS Challenge – Day 3 : 10 Things About Today”

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?”

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”

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”

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”

2020 – A Year of Mostly Failed Goals

I know it is quite pessimistic to start your first blog with a post titled – 2020: A Year of Mostly Failed Goals. But, this blog is sacred to me and I’ve got to be honest here. I had lofty goals for 2020, and then the world went into a lockdown and I failed mostContinue reading “2020 – A Year of Mostly Failed Goals”

2020 Holiday Cheer(s)!!

Merry Christmas Everyone!! This message goes to posterity 😉 (A shoutout to Tenet and Dark because I’m obsessed with time travel and philosophy apparently LOL) I wanted to write a ‘What I did on Christmas in strange 2020‘, but I would’ve had to wait until tomorrow for that, and I wanted to wish everyone onContinue reading “2020 Holiday Cheer(s)!!”

Stay At Home Series – Episode 9 : Nirvana has been attained

Nirvana (Noun) : Defined as a state in which there is neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self and the subject is released from the effects of karma..etc etc. Oxford Languages We will, for the sake of this post, ignore the complete definition of Nirvana as stated by Oxford on Google (that sounds quite strangeContinue reading “Stay At Home Series – Episode 9 : Nirvana has been attained”