An Ode to the Old Year

Midway into December, I get a call from an unknown no. that flashes Scotland. Who do I know in  ‘Half the world away and at least twenty degrees colder Scotland?’ The only person that comes to my mind is Mukesh. I have never met Mukesh. Atleast not the way ‘met’ is understood traditionally.  I met…

The Carpenter Beckons…….

I’ve been largely absent from the blogosphere this  month. I miss being here  sorely! Lets just say its important I stay away for a while. We have closed down our restaurant for renovation and its essential that the work is completed as soon as possible. So instead of sitting at my desk , conversing with…

Taking off – The Jaipur Literature Festival

I am a festival person! I am not particularly religious ! And still or maybe that’s why I like to celebrate all festivals. Even the lesser known ones like sakrant, gangaur, lohri, etc. etc. But there is one festival that tops my list – The Jaipur Literature festival. I’ve been going there since the last four…

Merry christmas everyone!

Hey! It’s that time of the year again. And I am stumped with jobs to do. I know this is supposed to be the holiday season and all but it just doesn’t work that way around here. Will catch up with you all as soon as I resurface.  Till then have fun! Merry Christmas! 🙂

Daily prompt – last words

The challenge was to write one last blog. You have the chance to write one last post on your blog before you stop blogging forever. Write it. On reading the other entries I realized that almost everyone has interpreted this as their last words. And to be fair that makes most sense. I have on the…

Rainbows On My Windscreen

As I’ve mentioned earlier this week, its been raining here, in Rajasthan. That in itself is a rare blessing. But, someone up there must be very happy with us down here, cause today we were blessed with a rainbow!  A ‘full fledged seven colors showing clearly ‘ kind of rainbow. The kids and me were getting…

Waiting for One more!!!

This one is for all the bloggers over there. I don’t know about you? But blogging has been an incredible journey for me. It started very tentatively. Like a young bride not entirely sure about her position in her new husband’s family.  I was unsure, almost shy about writing. I have always written – since…