Ever since the Covid crisis began, it has taken a toll on our mental peace. I am struggling hard to get some "me-time". A time when I can peacefully sit with my cup of tea and look out of the window. These days I am always at the beck and call of the two boys … Continue reading My Sanctum #wordlesswednesday
My husband prefers to call himself an urban farmer. As you are aware from my previous post 'Time we grow our own food' that his grandfather was a farmer by profession who grew everything in his farmland. However, his uncles migrated to the cities and now they have sold most of the farmlands. Only few … Continue reading Can you Guess the Plant? #ThursdayTreeLove
My mother-in-law's father was a farmer, he grew all his food supplies like vegetables, rice, and fruits on his own farm. He had a pond full of fishes and a small poultry that provided for eggs and chicken. He had cows and goats that supplied milk. He also had a small khacchi ghanni to grind … Continue reading Time we Grow Our Own Food
I am virtually traveling back to all the places that I have ever visited in my life. This trip was taken last year. I was stunned by the golden pillars and tried to capture it unfiltered. Linking to Esha and Natasha for Wordless Wednesday.
We are in the fifth month of Lockdown. Going by the statistics it doesn't seem that we would come out of it anytime soon. We have to adjust to the new normal. This lockdown has taken away from me my greatest pleasure "traveling". I loved traveling but Covid 19 wouldn't let me travel for the … Continue reading View From the Top
Let me keep this wordless for this time. Linking this to #wordlesswednesday hosted by Esha and Natasha and also ThursdayTreeLove hosted by beautiful Parul.
In India, especially in metropolitan cities like Mumbai, we do not get to get to see colourful flowers throughout the year. It is the summer months when the city come out in full bloom. This is due to Lockdwon, there is less pollution and probably that it making the plants bloom even better. I clicked … Continue reading Summer Flowers in Mumbai
Today, early in the morning, my cousin brother sent me this picture. This is the picture of our ancestral home in the suburbs of Kolkata. This one image depicts the damage and devastation my home state West Bengal went through in one evening due to cyclone Amphan. It was hard to recognise my own home, … Continue reading Story of an Uprooted Mango Tree during Cyclone Amphan #prayforbengal
Kolkata is famous for Kalighat Kali temple, however, my personal favorite is Dakshineswar which is situated in the northern part of the city, on the banks of the Ganges river. Every year. during my annual visits to Kolkata, I visit this temple. I had taken my then fiance now husband to this temple to seek blessings … Continue reading Branches of Faith #Thursday Tree Love