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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

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, BookView, mixed bag

[W] The Wildings – a tale about the cats of Nizamuddin #AtoZchallenge

The Wildings is a beautifully scripted tale of the feline world through the eyes of the stray cats who abound in the Nizamuddin area of New Delhi. The voice of the animals is the dominant one in telling of this tale while the humans or big feet are relagted to the backdrop.… Read More [W] The Wildings – a tale about the cats of Nizamuddin #AtoZchallenge

Travel Tales

Superfast or Superslow?

I have been a big advocate of traveling by train and have some lovely journey memories too; but some of my recent experiences have left me in big big doubt about their reliability now. There was a recent news article about the scam concerning the Rail Neer where the contractors and railway staff had colluded… Read More Superfast or Superslow?

My View

Long Nights of Literature

Recently attended a very novel and “hatke” concept of “speed dating with literature” at the Spanish Institute in Connaught Place. It was an excellent evening of literature with readings by several well established poets/authors/playwriters from India and Europe. The concept was designed in such a manner that groups of audiences were to be read to… Read More Long Nights of Literature

Food Bytes, My View

2 Sangrias, 6 Starters & 1 Eclectic space

When the wine sisterhood group on FB announced a Sangria night at the much in news restaurant Lavaash by Saby; excitement ran high and seven of us immediately signed up. We drove into a secluded driveway of a building with tasteful exteriors. Valet took custody of the car and last-minute dress straightening, hair primping and… Read More 2 Sangrias, 6 Starters & 1 Eclectic space

My View

Arty design festival

 Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Design is knowing which ones to keep. _ Scott Adams Saturday was teachers day. It was also a day that saw me check out the Arty Design festival which takes place at the DLF Promenade mall and is touted to be a much awaited event! I was excited… Read More Arty design festival

Food Bytes, My View

Oh womaniya!!!! 

07.03.2015 saw me at the Pop-up restaurant at the Asiad Village – a place I had  been wanting to go since ages. The food was being reported as revolutionary – fig ketchup, pulled chicken, etc! Mumbai se aaya mera ek dost was in  town and we finally managed to plan out a meetup, since meeting… Read More Oh womaniya!!!! 

My View

Poo’s Puppy love

Five little puppies, mewing in the cold of Delhi winters, found a loving heart – Poo! Much loved and adored herself, my niece adopted the stray dog and her pups with so much love and care that even her parents are surprised by it. Such is her dedication that midnight howls would have her leaping… Read More Poo’s Puppy love

Food Bytes, My View

Food safety +Nutrition +Packaging = Healthy me!

2015 is my year of stepping into the fourth decade of my life; its apt that my new year mantra be Forty – Fit & Fabulous! A couple of resolutions towards this step is to buy organic, fresh and seasonal fruits & veggies and to bake my own breads of flours, other than processed flour… Read More Food safety +Nutrition +Packaging = Healthy me!

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An evening in pink!

When I replied to a post on Gurgaon moms for the lumia app event at Taj Mansingh, little did I realise what fun was in store for me. The invite mentioned the dress code as Pretty in Pink and the event was hosted by WOW or women on wanderlust and Microsoft to launch some new… Read More An evening in pink!

Food Bytes, My View

Annual Christmas Cake Mixing at The Park hotel

The table setting was straight out of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, laden with bowls of fine chocolate sprinkles, multi-colored discs of chocolate confectionary, cylinders of marsh-mellows, big round cookies, bits of sponge cake, tiny squares of tutti-frutti, fluffy icing cream and a huge bowl full-to-the-brim with molten chocolate. It was a veritable smorgasbord for any… Read More Annual Christmas Cake Mixing at The Park hotel

Design

Dastkar – Go Green!!

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!!

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Puppy love – Archie!

I just had to write this blog! I mean – have you looked into these chocolate-hazel-caramel eyes which melt you heart with their sincerity and innocence?!!! This is Archie – lovable and adorable like the comic character he is named after. Accident prone – no; destructive and carefree – yes! Archie entered the house amidst… Read More Puppy love – Archie!