We all know that Pen is mightier than the sword. However, did you know that, not all pens are equal! The ink pen, a.k.a fountain pen, is undoubtedly, the mightiest! Social media has a funny way of taking you down the memory lane. Just yesterday, in one of the groups I follow, someone posted an image…… Continue reading The Inky Path
“Please give me your kaapdi pishvi (cloth bag) and some sutte paise (loose change).” These are usually the first words out of my mouth on the first morning every time I land in India. Without fail. Every single time. After the first few times, like my many other ‘stunts’, my mother got over the initial shock,…… Continue reading Marketing (grocery/vegetable shopping)
With 2020 packing most of us in the safety of our homes, I had to do something to keep my spirits up, to stay positive. A quick look in the kitchen revealed a bottle of fenugreek methi seeds. The discovery reminded me of an experiment I’d done as a child. Soak the seeds overnight, when you…… Continue reading Blue Thumbs Go Farm to Table!
Happy Diwali everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve penned my thoughts, so thought I’d key them in as soon as a few passed through my brain. Been a month since we’ve moved to the US. Must say, lovely place, lovely people and lovely weather. This evening, on the auspicious occasion of Narakchaturdashi, we visited…… Continue reading ABCD – American Born Confused? Clear! Desi
Four cousins, who have grown up in the city, are on a journey to a rural village against their wishes. They are accompanying their parents who have been asked to help change the village into a smart village. These city-bred children have to survive this change that begins with a long train journey in a non -air-conditioned coach .Will these brand-totting kids adjust to the local wares of a village…