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
Couple of weeks back, I made this for my sonny boy. He is fond of English Breakfast from Theobroma, a local patisseri, however due to the lockdown, he couldn't have it for long, so I decided to prepare it for myself. I posted this on Facebook and my dear blogger friend Anamika said that I … Continue reading English Breakfast #WordlessWednesday
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.
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 best way to reach Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam is by taking a bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station. The bus number 391 leaves every 10 minutes and it is the shortest, fastest and cheapest way to reach the famous windmill district of Amsterdam. The return bus ticket is 11 euros and can be bought online, … Continue reading Zaanse Schans Windmill Tour
This is the famous Astronomical Clock of Prague. Local legend is that the city will suffer if the clock is neglected. No wonder, when I visited, I found it under repairs. Nevertheless, the beauty was prominent even amidst the repair work. Linking this to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Natasha and Esha.
My mother's favorite movie was "Roman Holiday". She used to keep talking about the debonair Gregory Peck and the effervescent Audrey Hepburn. I could never watch the movie with Ma. I watched it long after she passed away. However, the moment the movie started, I had a "love at first sight" moment with Peck, Hepburn, and Rome. … Continue reading My Roman Holiday- Rome Walking Tour #wanderfulwednesday
Have you ever been on a road trip where your car broke down in the middle of a jungle (that had leopards)? Imagine being stuck in a broke down car with two kids, no mobile network, no other vehicle or house in sight, not another human soul around and rain and fog clogging your visibility. … Continue reading When Our Car Broke Down at Bhimashankar #wanderfulwednesday
"Tomorrow's harvest depends upon today's ploughing and sowing"--- Chinmayananda Saraswati We came across this farmer ploughing his field on our way to Bhimashankar. My son being a city born had never seen anything like this before. He was amused and surprised to learn that so much effort and hard work goes behind growing the grains … Continue reading Plough #WordlessWednesday