Book giveaway alert!!! Read till the end... When I review a book or a movie, I try to be as impersonal and objective as possible. However, for this book, I would make an exception and start with a personal story. Once upon a time, a young lady called Sandeepa, in far away New Jersey was … Continue reading Book Giveaway- “Those Delicious Letters” by Sandeepa Mukherjee Datta
I have taken sabbatical from my career many times. I hold a record for most sabbaticals. First,I took sabbatical to complete my M.PHil, next time I quit job to join my husband, who was working abroad, next after my son was born, then after I had a life threatening miscarriage due to ectopic pregnancy with … Continue reading How is the Freelance Job Market during COVID?
When I was in college, I read a short story. I can't recollect the title or author but I do remember the story very well. It was a Utopian futuristic story. It talked about a future society without the concepts of money, property and marriage. After reading the synopsis of the story if any of … Continue reading How the Society in Future Could be
I have perennially hated cooking. Those who are my regular readers know that once I also wrote a post titled I hate cooking. However, in this lockdown period the only thing that is keeping me sane is cooking. And, if I go by my social media timeline then many more people have found solace in … Continue reading How Cooking is helping us Cope with the Lockdown
Let me keep this wordless for this time. Linking this to #wordlesswednesday hosted by Esha and Natasha and also ThursdayTreeLove hosted by beautiful Parul.
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
The guy was handsome!!! Let me put it this way, he was not the average Hindi serial type handsome. He was Hollywood films type handsome. His chiseled jaw could give Brad Pitt a run for his money. And his demeanor resembled Justin Trudeau. He was as suave as George Clooney. I hope by now you … Continue reading Shampoo Bottle- #ShortStory
"I don't like red roses," she replied with a smirk. Anish felt like an idiot with a bouquet of roses in his hands and a ring in his pocket while the woman he intended to propose was half-twirling with her left toe raised and heel firmly digging the ground. The smirk and amusement was still … Continue reading Red Roses for Proposal #ShortStory
The lockdown may seem like a depressing time and you may feel there is nothing to be grateful for. However, trying times are our best teachers and we have a lot to learn from these times. Firstly, we should be grateful that we are alive while millions have died all over the world. Secondly, we … Continue reading 5 Things to be Grateful for during Lockdown #GratitudeCircle