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#BookReview: Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh is the first book in the Ibis trilogy. The book is set in pre-independent India and talks of the dark waters as Mauritius. The tale is set against the backdrop of opium farming for the British which has cost many a Indian farmer his lands and belongings.… Read More #BookReview: Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

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Lepidoptera: The Common Punch Butterfly

lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies) is the new section on my blog from this month to chronicle my love and sighting of these gorgeous creatures. I am hoping for some favorable reviews on this section.… Read More Lepidoptera: The Common Punch Butterfly

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#TravelTales – Seduced by the Rhododendron in Uttarakhand

The gorgeous Rhododendron or the Buransh trees flower in March- April in Uttarakhand and are a spectacle to behold. Come read my post and be charmed by these beautiful flowers.… Read More #TravelTales – Seduced by the Rhododendron in Uttarakhand

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#BookReview- The Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

The Children of Blood and Bone is a gripping saga of magic and non-magic people, deep within the African continent whose magic was stolen years ago. But now it seems that its coming back but the non-magic dont want that to happen. So a bitter fight erupts between the two groups – what happens next is why you need to read this book to find out more!… Read More #BookReview- The Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

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#BookReview-Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman is that wicked book halfway between a dream and a nightmare that keeps you turning the pages to find out which is it. Read my review of this gorgeous book by him and make up your mind if you wish to be tortured by it!… Read More #BookReview-Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

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#ThursdayTreeLove : Pink Joy

I am re-doing some of my previous tree posts to join in the #Thursdaytreelove linky with Parul. If you love trees like me, maybe you would like to hop across to my posts during my days in Bangalore. I went nuts at the variety of the flowering trees that I could sight in the garden… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove : Pink Joy

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#TravelTales – Patwonji ki Haveli in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

|| Jaisalmer | Rajasthan | Shonar Qila | Golden Fort | Rajasthan | Thar Desert | Patwon ki haveli | Tourism | Travel | Architecture | Golden Sandstone | Jharokhas ||… Read More #TravelTales – Patwonji ki Haveli in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

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#TravelTales – Preserving Hertiage: The Norbulingka Institute in Dharamshala

| Norbulingka Institute | Dharamashala | Tibetan Monastery | Dalai Lama | Mcleodganj | Prayer Bells | Himachal Pradesh | Pine trees | Shakyamuni Buddha | Buddhism |Travel | Holiday | Mountains |… Read More #TravelTales – Preserving Hertiage: The Norbulingka Institute in Dharamshala

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#TravelTales – A Photowalk through the Lodhi Art District

A photowalk through the first open air gallery of Delhi in the Lodhi colocy which has been developed by the St+art India foundation | street art | murals | canvas | New Delhi | Travel Tales |… Read More #TravelTales – A Photowalk through the Lodhi Art District

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#ThursdayTreeLove – Purple Passions!!

Joining up in the Thursday tree love prompt by Parul | Queen’s crepe myrtle | Purple Flowers | Furush | Thursday Tree love | tree hugger | Flowering trees of Bangalore | JP Nagar | Jaya Nagar |… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove – Purple Passions!!

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#TravelTales – A visit to the Bhau Daji Lad museum in Mumbai

On my recent visit to Mumbai, I happened to spend some time exploring the Bhau Daji Lad museum in Byculla. The interiors of the museum are a treat to the eye and I recommend it a must visit to museum buffs. Some movies have also been shot here and have lent a glamour appeal to… Read More #TravelTales – A visit to the Bhau Daji Lad museum in Mumbai

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|| #Gratitutde | March Musings

End of March which btw is my birthday month and turned out to be quite a social do. Not complaining – it was the perfect month by far in the year for me yet. So here are my musings from March in yet another Gratitude post. Hope you have been enjoying reading these so far.… Read More || #Gratitutde | March Musings

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#BookReview – The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

I had been seeing too many posts on my timeline about this book – The art of racing in the rain, that I just had to pick it up. Moreover the cute little dog on the cover was hard to resist. I have read this book in response to the WriteTribe reading challenge prompt: An… Read More #BookReview – The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

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#BookReview – One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi

Book Review of a book by Nadia Hashimi and set in Afghanistan and explores the concept of Bacha posh where a pre teen girl is dressed up as a boy and taught to be one too.… Read More #BookReview – One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi

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#Gratitude – Beginnings in January 2019

January is the month of new beginnings; a new year, new resolutions and probably a new you too!! Something about the new year that brims your cup with new spring and step. There is newness in everything around you and everything about you. Its time to put faith in the magic of new beginnings. As… Read More #Gratitude – Beginnings in January 2019