This is an opinion piece to express my disgust at the sickening carnival dished out at the elite Beating of the Retreat ceremony at the Wagah Attari border, near Amritsar.… Read More The other side of patriotism at the Wagah-Attari border, Amritsar
Hola folks. I am back with the month long guest post campaign where in you write in a post for me and I write one for you, for all of December 2020. Join in the fun and have your say on topics related to Travel and Books.
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Thursday tree love is a forthrightly feature with Parul and it allows me to showcase the trees I meet on my walks and rambles. I try and find out legends and anecdotes about the trees and present them in these posts.… Read More The Fluffy Fascination of the Silk Cotton Tree | #ThursdayTreeLove |
Thursday tree love is a forthrightly feature with Parul and it allows me to showcase the trees I meet on my walks and rambles. I try and find out legends and anecdotes about the trees and present them in these posts.… Read More The Silver Trumpet Tree in its Golden Magnificence | #ThursdayTreeLove |
Thursday tree love is a forthrightly feature with Parul and it allows me to showcase the trees I meet on my walks and rambles. I try and find out legends and anecdotes about the trees and present them in these posts.… Read More Pink grace of the Wild Himalayan Cherry Tree |#ThursdayTreeLove |
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
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
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
This is the fourth edition of the Words Matter blog hop with Write Tribe and this month’s prompt is “Twenty years ago, I..”… Read More #WordsMatter- Twenty years ago I escaped from home
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……..
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
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
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!
There is rampant dumping of all kinds of trash into the Aravali forest and I am trying to create some awareness and noise about it. Please help me out here by signing on this petition.… Read More My View – Trashing a forest reserve in Gurgaon by city administration
Humans have been at a serious war with Mother Nature for over five decades now. The over consumerist human attitude has led to a grave imbalance in natural resources world wide. Everywhere one can hear environmentalist cry foul over: industrial and vehicular pollution, global warming, melting of icebergs Plastic waste in our seas Yet, governments… Read More My View – Green hearts beat for Mother Nature in Gurgaon
Its that time of the year when one sets resolutions and WOTY! Also refelcts on the year gone by and what could be done better and what was fabulous, etc. So this is a combined post from my end to talk about all of this stuff in one go!… Read More #MondayMusings: Reflections 2018 & WOTY 2019
Writing a guestpost for Write Tribe on Niche blogging was an awesome experience. Do read my post on their website and share your feedback with me please… Read More Guestpost – Niche Blogging and why? #Writetribe
The Aravali bio-diversity park is situated right at the entrance of Gurgaon from New Delhi on the MG road; Guru Dronacharya is the nearest metro station. This 600 acre site was once a mining and quarrying site in the 1990s and was converted to a mini forest by careful ecological conservation by a group of… Read More Save the Aravali Bio Diversity Park in Gurugram
” Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May” – William Shakespeare Month of May brought hot winds and dust storms to my otherwise staid and stagnant life, turning it all upside down. I have been confined at home since April this year owing to my dad’s ill-health. He has been staying with me… Read More [Gratitude] The darling buds of May!
Disgusted with the sights of mounting garbage piles in every nook and cranny of the colony where I live, I wondered at the solution. The news of tottering high mountains of rubbish in the landfills just outside city limits which have exhausted the capacity but are still being dumped into; leading to health hazards and… Read More 4 Easy steps to convert useless kitchen waste to a powerful Bio-Enzyme cleaner [ #MondayMusings ]