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?
Ever since the Covid crisis began, I struggle to find moments that I can feel grateful for. Nevertheless, the greatest moment of gratitude is that I am still alive. I wake up every day and try to find a motivation to get through the day. On few days I find solace in music on another … Continue reading Gratitude List July
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
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
Apologies for the scary title. I know this kind of title can shock us more during this pandemic. However, a Bucket List may be a good idea. It may give you the motivation to survive these days of anxiety and make you more productive and energetic. With the COVID 19 virus spreading in leaps and … Continue reading Did you create a Bucket List during the Pandemic?
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
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