MEHENDI- A Budgeted version

Since time immemorial , we had decided that whenever we plan a wedding , we will have a Mehendi function for close friends and relatives. So when we planned the sister’s wedding , we kept a day aside for having a small Mehendi function. The whole wedding was inspired from Pinterest and Mehendi being no exception….

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…

BEING MORTAL- A Book Review

  Some time back, i  had gifted a book by Atul Gawande “The checklist Manifesto” to one of my friend, and received really good feedback. Prior to that i had only heard about the writer, from various sources, and many recommendations were available for his books. So this time around , roaming around the shelves…

EAT, PRAY, LOVE- A Book Review

Once upon a time there was a girl who loved to read, and always carried books along. Suddenly one winter evening , when the sun was all orange and red, she realized she had nothing left to read that night. She became really tensed and started desperately searching for a book to read. She searched…

THE JUNGLE BOOK

I am a big wildlife lover.. there is something about the dense and thick forest, the rustling of woods, the call of birds, that feels so enigmatically attractive. I have recently started travelling to wildlife sanctuaries and have managed to see some animals /birds in their natural habitat. It is fascinating to see them roaming around…

Ghar wali diwali

This Diwali was a rushed one, unlike my other Diwali holidays. Some official work ,which was communicated at the last moment , made me travel to Mumbai and getting a railway ticket became an impossible task. Finally managed to get a bus ticket for quadruple the usual amount and reached home. In between all this, i…

FOOD & ME…

I am a die hard foodie, and quite unapologetically so. I find it fascinating to indulge in the myriad of food options one have, not just eating but i also love cooking and trying out different things. Although i am yet to taste like a million food items from across the world, but i do…

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…

RANDOM MUSINGS …

1. I have been travelling like crazy for past 2 months, although travel usually also makes a major part of the profile; but last 2 months have been exceptionally hectic. That is making me cringe, irritated, tired, lethargic. All at once. 😦 2. Some movement from current city is soon expected, that brings a lot…

Is Just Love Enough…???? PART II

Ipsita was waiting to make up for yesterday and decided to meet arun after office. She send a text ,asking arun to meet at a restaurant, they were regular at. They met and after some awkward initial talks ,  arun shifted the discussion to the day of the party, and in a quite straight forward…

Life in pointers

    1. Work is becoming increasingly demanding, and workplace dynamics very very very difficult to manage…. curse the god damn day i dreamt of a job, wish i had just dreamt of winning a lottery instead. 2. Some  very disappointing and unexpected reactions in the family, on certain sensitive issues. Uneasy and uncomfortable is…