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#WordsMatter: Damn those inner critics to seven circles of hell

This is the December edition of Words Matter Blog hop with Write Tribe and this month’s prompt is ” If I could give/receive one gift……… ” My take on the prompt is to take on the inner critics who hamper one’s self growth on account of prejudice.… Read More #WordsMatter: Damn those inner critics to seven circles of hell

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#Gratitude -Changing seasons bring in new joys / Nov 2019

Linking up with Vidya Sury for the Gratitude circle as I recount how blissful and happy November has been for me. The last month of the year is upon us and I want a lot of quiet and peace in this one. Probably get a lot of reading done in December and perhaps some travel.… Read More #Gratitude -Changing seasons bring in new joys / Nov 2019

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#ThursdayTreeLove: The heady fragrance of the Devil’s tree

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove: The heady fragrance of the Devil’s tree

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#MondayMusings: Where the air is free & pure for me to breathe

Every year Delhi/NCR sees a spike in air pollution around mid October which lasts right upto end November. This is largely caused by burning of stubble in the neighboring states by the farmers to clear the fields for next planting and in part by the firecrackers burst on Diwali. Of course, the industrial and vehicular pollution are the biggest contributors but the aggravation happens in these 2-3 months, making it difficult to breathe.… Read More #MondayMusings: Where the air is free & pure for me to breathe

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#Bookstagram- December Book Love on Instagram

This is an attempt to liven up December and my Instagram account. A fellow blogger, Soumya asked me to collaborate with her on a month long book sharing feed on Instagram via some interesting prompts. I hope loads of my fellow book lovers join in and make this a fun ride… Read More #Bookstagram- December Book Love on Instagram

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#ThursdayTreeLove: Why is Kachnar also called the Camel’s foot tree?

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove: Why is Kachnar also called the Camel’s foot tree?

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#Gratitude-Nurturing my world in October

Joining in the Gratitude circle for the month of October 2019 and it does begin on a worrisome note as I taken in the world happenings around me. But I promise that it gets better…….… Read More #Gratitude-Nurturing my world in October

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#ThursdayTreeLove-The drunken tree in all of its pink glory

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove-The drunken tree in all of its pink glory

#MondayMusings, Latest post

#MondayMusings: Alone girl is like an open safe!

Is there a false sense of self entitlement in the women today? I am pondering on this today as I go over the stories I have been hearing from cab drivers about their women passengers. Are the drivers lying or the women really out to look for trouble for themselves? I would love to hear your thoughts on this.… Read More #MondayMusings: Alone girl is like an open safe!

Gratitude List, Latest post

#Gratitude-September brings that winter wali feeling

Its October and another month of this year is over. Actually now only 3 more left before we begin the final countdown to 2020. This is my gratitude post for the month of Septemeber 2019 and I am linking it with the Gratitude circle as hosted by Vidya Sury… Read More #Gratitude-September brings that winter wali feeling

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#ThursdayTreeLove-A tree of faith called Rohida

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove-A tree of faith called Rohida

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#WordsMatter: Its not that time of the year without……..

Third prompt of Words Matter is here and this is my post for it. Reminiscing over a year almost over and how lazy/inactive I have been. Using this prompt to set up doable goals to kick start my inaction into a positive ending for the year. Looking for strong minded buddies to push me along this road… Read More #WordsMatter: Its not that time of the year without……..

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[ Recipe ] Oats & Cranberry goodness in a Cookie

In search of a healthy biscuit that could be made at home, I stumbled upon this oats cookie recipe online. I have customized it to my taste and substituted some of the ingredients with healthier options. Hope you enjoy making this delicious cookie for yourself too.… Read More [ Recipe ] Oats & Cranberry goodness in a Cookie

Latest post, Zero waste

DIY: How to make a hair cleanser at home #sustainability

In a bid to adopt zero waste lifestyle habits, I have switched to making cosmetics at home. No store bought ones as the empty bottles contribute to garbage. Not to mention the damage the chemicals do to my hair and skin. Here is an easy DIY recipe to make a hair cleanser at home… Read More DIY: How to make a hair cleanser at home #sustainability

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#ThursdayTreeLove -Night flowering Jasmine

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove -Night flowering Jasmine

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#ThursdayTreeLove- Umbrella tree

Thursday tree love is a fortnightly feature on Parul’s blog where we share a picture of a tree that fascinated us. Join us in this blog linky on alternate Thursdays and share your pics too.… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove- Umbrella tree

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#WordsMatter-When it rains, the rainbow is not far behind

I am taking part in the #WordMatter blog hop with Corinne, Shalini & Parul; we receive a prompt every month. This month’s pompt is – When it rains. I am attempting to bring out the beauty of Kashmir in the rains and this is a compilation from my many visits to the valley.… Read More #WordsMatter-When it rains, the rainbow is not far behind

Friday Fiction, Latest post

Meherunisa-The proverbial phoenix all set to rise from the ashes

I have taken to writing a series of stories based on a writer who has escaped to Kashmir to crush her writing ennui. This is another step in this series and I hope you are enjoying the ramblings of Meherunisa Sheikh… Read More Meherunisa-The proverbial phoenix all set to rise from the ashes

#MondayMusings, Gratitude List, Latest post

#Gratitude- As Sheldon would say it, Bazinga!!!

August 2019 Gratitude post and I have borrowed Sheldon’s favorite word-Bazinga for it. This month didnt have any significant achievement as such but was fulfilling in so many ways. I just love doing these posts as they let me count my abundant blessings.… Read More #Gratitude- As Sheldon would say it, Bazinga!!!