“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”- Henry James Tea is one beverage that binds together people world over. Every country has its own selection of authentic teas. It’s so popular that even Starbucks has introduced chai latte in their menu. Tea signifies… Read More Different facets of tea
“By all rights, you should’ve been mine!” an intoxicated Kabir exclaimed pulling Mahi towards him. Clad in a bright red sari, she was nervous for her night with him. His sense of entitlement and attitude only made it worse. As he caressed her, she cringed. The director shouted “cut”. He had got a perfect shot.… Read More The Dark Reality
Republic Day is synonymous with the parade full of bright colours, pageantry, defense uniforms, tanks and missiles rolling along the ground and fighter jets surging through the sky, It always sends a feeling of pride through me as I watch how far our nation has come. How did I develop love for my country and… Read More Movies to watch with kids this Republic Day
Nidhi was reminiscing at the picture of her and Nalin as children playing with balloons. The vibrant colours contrasted with the dull thought in her mind. The night before, Nalin had proposed marriage and she had revealed to him her childhood trauma from abuse. It had left her incapable of ever having children. … Read More Will you marry me?
Shiela clicked the picture of kids playing with balloons for a reputed magazine. The youngest girl in the group, about 10 years old, caught her attention. Shiela thought of herself at that tender age. She was viewed as a liability by her poor parents and married off to an old widower. But Shiela had fled… Read More The girl who wrote her own destiny
A journey starting in a remote Indian village had brought Shakti to the land of opportunities. She was to deliver a lecture in the US on how technology could be used in agriculture and the youth can be motivated to farm. She had a lump in her throat as her mind recollected that ominous day… Read More The girl with a vision
I am not one of those who has to mandatorily make a New Year resolution every year. Instead, all through the year, I say things that I want to do but adhering to them or not, well that’s a totally different story. So here are some that come up every now and then but get… Read More New Year resolutions – gone with the wind!
I believe every woman has TRUE BEAUTY within her in all the roles she plays. For over 18 years across 650 plus salons across the country, Naturals has been helping the Beautiful Indian Woman get more Beautiful. Today Naturals Salutes the Beautiful Indian Woman. Presenting Naturals TRUE BEAUTY… http://bit.ly/naturalsOF This article is an entry for contest #NaturalsTrueBeauty by… Read More A profile in courage!
Dear mom, as you turn 61 (inverted, you are still sweet 16), I wanted to share a few things. I will always love you and admire the selfless way in which you do things for others, prioritize others over yourself and are always willing to step in when required. Mom, you are a true inspiration… Read More A letter to my mom on her birthday!
As a part of the #SiblingStories, I have written this poem. This is not just about my sibling but all those who mean as much to me – my cousins, friends like family and of course siblings in law! Relationship of a sibling to sibling Is a cocktail of love and quibbling Always there… Read More Siblings and Beyond (Poem)