Rukhwat

Let me start with explaining what exactly rukhwat means . If put simply, its the trousseau of gifts, a bride brings to her new home. A marathi wedding is incomplete without the display of rukhwat. It has also from ages been the place to showcase the artistic and creative side of the bride , with…

MARATHI WEDDINGS .. Where to find the perfect lehengas

If we talk about weddings and we don’t mention the lehengas , it just doesn’t happen. But lehengas nowadays also contribute to a major expenditure in a wedding. However , every bride would want to get that perfect lehenga, she has always wished for, the overboard prices  do play a spoilsport , in case of most…

Marathi Weddings …. the wedding announcements

Recently the sister got married , and it was a full fledged 5 day affair . Being a cross cultural wedding (We being Marathi & groom being Bengali) , it was all the more chaotic, eventful and fun. But during the process , i realized the lack of resources, inputs, knowledge, write ups etc etc when it…

LETTER TO SELF..

Dear 20 year old me, As i stand here today, looking back at you, i realize there are certain things i wish i could tell you. Time Travel seems so pertinent and essential. Seasons have changed, years passed by , unravelling a lot of things. I really wish i could come back to you and…

A Different Stroke…

      “Lucky me !!!!”  thought Sakshi, as she got out the cab and entered the lift to rush to the place she called HOME. It started raining torrentially , the thuds of rain could well be heard as they splashed themselves on the window panes. She hurriedly changed into her worn out pajamas and…

Web of Memories..

  Sun kissed plants dazzled in the backyards, her garden  had an envious line up of flowers, vegetables and medicinal plants. Gerbera, tulips, daffodils, hibiscus,cherry tomatoes ,basil created a scenic & picturesque view. She was sitting on the mahogany furniture kept in the sidewalks, freshly prepared tea along with a plate of nice biscuits were arrayed on the table in…

SAIRAT-A Movie Review

  Its a movie review ,after years i guess.. But this one deserves a post for sure !!! PS: For those who are yet to watch , there are movie details ahead, it may be a spoiler for you !! There are certain things you come across once in a while that intentionally or unintentionally…

Is Just Love Enough ?? – Final Installment

  Arun opened the door.. and was clearly shocked to see Ipsita standing there, the expressions on his face were enough to convey the fear , anger, confusion, guilt that he was feeling right at that moment. Both stood still, neither saying a word, but yet a lot was being conveyed. She left the place,…

Is just love enough… ???? (Part III)

Arun found it more convenient to reduce the conversations , rather than putting up with her incessant and random mood swings; and workplace was the obvious remedy. Arun volunteered for a new project proposed in Chandigarh , and to and fro to the city became quite frequent. Ipsita wasn’t used to his absence, initially did…

IS JUST LOVE ENOUGH ? (PART I)

        3 years of courtship and almost 5 years of being married.. was definitely no less a time for a relationship to blossom.That’s what everyone said, but still here she was – lost, wondering, pondering , thinking of what went wrong. Ipsita & Arun were what everyone thought to be a perfect…

Something that was between us…..

I didn’t realized that it was over. I just thought that our fights were the usual couple fights happening between any two people in love. I guess i was wrong, and this time also, he was the first one to know. The way he made me realize that we were in love, with similar ease he made…

I Need You….

 As said in the last post, i tried scribbling about “Lovveeee ” and this is all i could come up with… “All is going so wrong,evrerything seeming so blue,I know that’s the moment,I desperately need you… Evrything around me is just so erratic,I dnt seem to get a clue,Mind wants to stop thinking,And i just…