Dead Weight – The obsession with female bodies and their weight

I went for a Hindu funeral ritual last weekend. A distant family member had died, and we have this ritual on the thirteenth day where friends and family are invited for a meal, after a puja is done, to say goodbye to the spirit of the one who has passed. I don’t know if itsContinue reading “Dead Weight – The obsession with female bodies and their weight”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Feb 2022

Thank goodness the month of romance is over. I’m not against love or romance really. In fact I believe I’m a hardcore romantic and have a high place for all sorts of love in my life. But really, all those red heart balloons and sugar sweetness were starting to get to me..LOL February was aContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Feb 2022”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Jan 2022

First wrap up post for 2022!! Wow, its that time already! A lottt happened in Jan I must say, so this might be a long-ish post. Read or skim through or skip altogether..whatever suits your fancy πŸ™‚ Reading Under The Whispering Door by T J Klune (⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐) – I am in love with TJ Klune’sContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – Jan 2022”

2021 Life and Reading Goals Summary

Flashback to the start of 2021, and the whole world was surprised India had overcome COVID! Alas, we were just late for the second wave. I also wrote a year of Failed Goals as my wrap up post for 2020’s goals and guess what? This year’s wrap up post will be quite similar in theContinue reading “2021 Life and Reading Goals Summary”

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 πŸ™‚ The world really needs some joy and things to be thankful for lately, doesnt it? πŸ™‚ This week, onContinue reading “Gratitude Journal #1 – Boba Teas”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – June 2021

We’re half way through 2021 already!!! Time flies..I wish the pandemic disappeared like time too though. Haven’t we had enough of this stupid virus already? As if the original virus wasn’t deadly enough, we now have beta and delta versions and country specific mutations of the virus wreaking havoc in our lives. I know I’mContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – June 2021”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – May 2021

I wanted to stop writing these wrap up posts. I was doing a pretty good job of it so far when I don’t know, for some reason, I decided, ‘hey, lets do one of those life and reading wrap up posts again!’. Funny thing is, that I decided to stop doing those wrap up postsContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – May 2021”

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”

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”

Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – October 2020

October has been such an amazing month. I read a lot and I even went out and I met with some family and friends and we celebrated Durga Puja and Halloween with a closed group, lockdown style. In a nutshell it was as good as it could getπŸ™‚ Books I read β˜ΊοΈπŸ“š I read theContinue reading “Life Diaries and Reading Wrap Up – October 2020”