First day of the new year started with a lunch outing at the recently opened cyberhub in DLF phase 3, where one is simply spoilt for choice of restaurants to choose from – coffee shops, deli, ice cream parlours, pizza joints, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Californian …………… Endless! The swanky upscale food court was the perfect… Read More Red velvet cheer!!
I have been fascinated by composting ever since I visited daily dump website. Two years of hunting for their handy composters, I finally saw an ad for it in the upcoming Green mela by Dastkar. Yes!!! I made a date to go get my composter. I have become and avid fan of Dastkar and keep a look… Read More Dastkar – Go Green!!
Ever since I came to know that one can buy saplings from TERI on Gurgaon Faridabad highway, its been on my to-do list. The opportunity came last Saturday when I was returning from a site visit in Faridabad. I drove inside the complex and was instantly struck by how neat and orderly everything was. A… Read More A green oasis !!!
One memory of my school days is when we would go back to school after 2 months of summer vacations, the monsoon would be upon on us and the school playground would be over run by wild grass which at some points would be knee-high. It would take the school gardeners a few weeks to… Read More Dragonflies in my backyard!
After an arduous search for a new house, I stumbled upon my current living quarters on the second floor of a house in Suncity. The deal clincher for this house was the airy feel and the greenery all around. A gorgeous view of the ridge which stretched on for miles. And no construction on three… Read More Suncity – living amidst nature’s lap!
I was returning back home when I spotted clouds of butterflies, flitting on the wild flowers growing on the road sides. In fact, the roads were lined with these gorgeous daisy like blooms, ranging from deep orange to a vivid yellow. A backdrop of the blue skies with puffy white clouds smeared across them, made… Read More Chasing butterflies on a sunny monsoon afternoon
En route to Mumbai today, I stepped up at the Spicejet counter to get my boarding pass. As is my habit, I requested for the emergency exit seat. Imagine my shock, when the lady asked me to pay 500/- for it!!! Yes!! There is a charge now for the emergency exit seat. Not long ago,… Read More Low cost airfare – no more!!