Lush greenery, tea gardens spread till the horizon, meandering Teesta and Torsa rivers kissing the foothills of the Himalayas, wild elephant herds roaming freely and innocent laughs of tribal people is what distinguishes Dooars from the rest of Bengal. This was my first time in Dooars, and it won’t be an exaggeration if I say … Continue reading Glimpses of Dooars
Linking this to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Esha from Soul Talk
Q. What is the first thing I do after waking up in the morning? A. I check my Whatsapp. (I check my Whatsapp not because I have been expecting an urgent message from Narendra Modi, I check it because it is my Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Checking smartphone throughout the day is symptomatic of my progressive … Continue reading Stop Stereotyping Women
I used to post for Skywatch Friday in my other blog Wanderful. However, henceforth I would post in this blog. This was shot in Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary, West Bengal, India. Linking this post to Skywatch Friday. For more Sky watch posts visit Wanderful.
“Mom, I need a globe tomorrow for my geography project” Pablo said nonchalantly. Trina jumped out of the bed in panic and almost screamed “What do you mean? It is 11.30 pm. All the shops are shut and your school bus comes at 6.30 am. Where will I get a globe now?” “Idiot, couldn’t you … Continue reading Mr. Problem Solver
Spending the night on the street locked out of my home was not exactly my idea of a perfect solo vacation.
‘What are you doing?’ asked Nora ‘Looking at the icicles on a tree outside my house’ replied Adrian ‘Wow!! Is it cold there?’ ‘Yes, but inside my house it is warm. What are you doing?’ ‘I am also looking at the tree outside my house. It is full of red, orange and yellow leaves.’ ‘Oh! … Continue reading Her Fall, His Winter
Saturday night yet the streets of Budapest were deserted. A musical concert was going on right behind the Hungarian Parliament house. The music was nice and peppy but the language being Hungarian was incomprehensible. I lost interest soon and wandered away to a nearby Cafe. The quaint cafe overlooking the Danube had a great view … Continue reading The Homeless Man in Budapest
I am in the middle of a writer’s block and trying hard since morning to write something. In the morning I started writing for my other blog Wanderful but left that midway. Last Friday I completed 200 posts for that blog and I realised it is more than 5 years that I have been blogging … Continue reading The Guilt of a WAHM