Latest post, Tree love

#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?

Gratitude List, Latest post, My View

#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

Latest post, Tree love

#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

Latest post, Tree love

#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

Blog Challenge, Latest post, My View

#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……..

Food Bytes, Latest post

[ 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

Latest post, Tree love

#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

Latest post, Tree love

#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

Blog Challenge, Friday Fiction, Latest post

#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!!!

Friday Fiction, Latest post

#Fiction: Hami Asto – for paradise truly is here!!

Through my writing, I wish to share some of my musings about the gorgeous paradise that is the Kashmir valley. Its in a trouble state at the moment and my mind keeps wandering to my many trips there. The food, the seasons and the people – there is much love, beauty and warmth there – hope it comes out safe and intact from this turmoil.… Read More #Fiction: Hami Asto – for paradise truly is here!!

#MondayMusings, Blog Challenge, Latest post, My View

#MondayMusings – Religion is a Matter of Faith

Religion to me is personal; its a matter of my faith and what I believe in. There can be no hard and fast rule for human beings to pray as dictated by religious leaders or their interpretations of the holy books.… Read More #MondayMusings – Religion is a Matter of Faith

BookView, Latest post

Cover Reveal: You Beneath Your Skin by Damyanti Biswas

I am so happy to be introducing the cover reveal to Damyanti Biswas’s debut novel – You Beneath Your Skin which is a crime fiction and covers social issues pertaining to crimes against women in India. I wish her all the best for her novel and pray for the success of it.… Read More Cover Reveal: You Beneath Your Skin by Damyanti Biswas

BookView, Latest post

{#Bookview } My Read-India-Thon TBR for 2019

Intrigued and impressed by the Read-India-Thon set up by Shantala, I have signed up to join in and this post details out my intended TBR for it. All the books are by Indian authors / based on India. … Read More {#Bookview } My Read-India-Thon TBR for 2019

#MondayMusings, Latest post, My View

#MondayMusings – My name is Khan and I am not a terrorist!

The recent atmosphere of divisive politics has been taking a toll on the Hindu-Muslim relations in our country. Every other day some instance of hate crime is reported based on religion in India. This piece is written to express my disgust with the bigots and zealots who dont seem to see Human beings and discriminate based on colour, religion and even gender.… Read More #MondayMusings – My name is Khan and I am not a terrorist!