Blog Challenge, Fiction, New Post

Everlasting season of dreams & defiance | Fiction |

Writing a fictional piece for the Monday Fiction with Vinitha and the prompt is Season. I have attempted to bring alive a summer day in the park in this story.… Read More Everlasting season of dreams & defiance | Fiction |

Books, Guestblog, New Post

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle | Book Review |

An interesting peek into time honored favorite classic of Ramya Abhinand as she guest blogs about her review of this fantastic book and tells us why its her favorite.… Read More The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle | Book Review |

Books, New Post

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon | Book Review |

The Priory of the Orange tree is quite an onerous read and I would recommend it to the hardiest of LOTR / GOT fans as the reading can take quite a toll. You can read more about it in my Book review.… Read More The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon | Book Review |

Fiction, New Post

| Fiction | The saucy Ketchup tales of the Baisiwala sisters

Exploring the ketchup mania that runs within my family, especially the three of us. Not just as kids but as adults too we devour this humble condiment with a passion bordering on insanity.… Read More | Fiction | The saucy Ketchup tales of the Baisiwala sisters

BarAThon, Fiction, New Post

| Fiction | The Apple of My Temptation {#BarAThon}

The BAR blogging group has started out with the pre-BarAThon prompts for the members to sharpen their writing style. The prompts are out every week and this is Week #3 and my take is on the prompt – Temptation… Read More | Fiction | The Apple of My Temptation {#BarAThon}

Books, New Post

#BookReview: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

The Rosie Project was sent to me by a bookish friend who knew that I am nuts about Sheldon from the Big Bang Theory and advocated this book as Sheldon falling in love. I couldn’t wait to read this book, such was my excitement.… Read More #BookReview: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Fiction, New Post

Fiction writing: The together couple in the times of winter frost

In the times of Corona Virus, I have taken to get back to creative writing and this is the first installment. These stories are prompted from the photographs I had taken on my recent vacation in Uttarakhand. I would love to hear what you thought about this.… Read More Fiction writing: The together couple in the times of winter frost

Books, New Post

#BookReview: The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris

The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris was my pick for a food book prompt but after I finished reading it, I realised it won’t do. This book was gifted to me by Jayanthy for Xmas and was a much lusted after book by me. I have decided to put it under the prompt ” A… Read More #BookReview: The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris

New Post, Stay, Travel, UttarakhandTravelDiaries

Travel: A walk in the clouds at Parvada Bungalows

Read about a charming boutique property in the solitude of the Himalayan ranges of Mukteshwar, owned and run by a Delhi based Hospitality professionals which will literally take your breath away.… Read More Travel: A walk in the clouds at Parvada Bungalows

Books, New Post

#BookReview: The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

I had managed to read The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri on my recent vacation and I was blown away by the bittersweet nuances of human relationships and eccentricities in each and every story in this wonderful short collection of stories.… Read More #BookReview: The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

Books, New Post

#BookReview-Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

I have a thing for World War 2 fiction and this one was sent to me by a friend who knows my bookish choices well. Set in Eastern Europe, it tracks the horrors of Hitler’s and Stalin’s growing influence which falls on this tiny European country whose residents are evacuated and sent off to the Arctic circle to die.… Read More #BookReview-Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Books, New Post

How to write a great Book Review: 12 cool tips

What is a Book Review? A Book Review is intended as an expression of a critical and honest opinion of the review writer about the book. In no way is it just a brief summary of the book or just presenting the author’s view/intent in writing it. The review is written to evaluate the contents… Read More How to write a great Book Review: 12 cool tips

Books, Guestblog, New Post

#BookReview: The Bestseller She Wrote by Ravi Subramaniam

Today I welcome on the blog Shilpa Garg and she is presenting her review of the fast paced fiction she read recently – Bestseller She Wrote by Ravi Subramaniam. … Read More #BookReview: The Bestseller She Wrote by Ravi Subramaniam

Gratitude List, New Post

#Gratitude-New Beginnings in January 2020

Joining with Vidya Sury in the Gratitude circle every month to share the gratitude for the joys received in the month gone by. If you have written a post too, please drop it in the comment section and I will get to it.… Read More #Gratitude-New Beginnings in January 2020

Books, Guestblog, New Post

#BookReview-Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale [Guestpost ]

Today on the blog is Sunita Rajwade from Mumbai who has reviewed Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale for us. This one seems to be quite an interesting read. Lets see what you think of it.… Read More #BookReview-Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale [Guestpost ]

Books, Guestblog, New Post

#BookReview-Glow by Vasudha Rai [Guestpost ]

Today I welcome on my blog Shilpa Gupte who has very kindly reviewed the book Glow By Vasudha Rai. This book talks about health and beauty tricks via our humble kitchen ingredients and other Indian herbs and spices.… Read More #BookReview-Glow by Vasudha Rai [Guestpost ]

New Post

#ThursdayTreeLove – A cluster of Bhadraksha trees

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 cluster of Bhadraksha trees

Books, New Post, Sponsored Post

#BookReview-Stories of Us by Bobby Sachdeva (Paid post)

Stories of Us is a collection of 41 stories, each highlighting the social issues that ail all of us today. These stories are centered around the Indian mentality and will find a connect with all its readers very easily.… Read More #BookReview-Stories of Us by Bobby Sachdeva (Paid post)

New Post, Tree love

#ThursdayTreeLove – The Mandarin orange 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 Mandarin orange tree