My visit to Statue Of Unity

November 1, 2022 2 Comments

The Statue of Unity (SOU) is just about four hour’s drive from Ahmedabad. It took me almost four years to visit this beautiful eco-tourism place which is just at a distance of 200 km. We were contemplating visiting this place for quite some time but somehow nothing materialized. My favourite time to go on vacation …

My Daily Routine

October 23, 2022 3 Comments

Routines – Sequence of Actions Regularly Followed. And I hate routine. Just like the famous dialogue of Rajesh Khanna from the film Amar Prem – “Pushpa, I hate tears 😢” Routine and habits make your life easy and there is no doubt about it. As far as I am concerned, my daily routine changes as …

A Private Conversation Between Ms. DD and Me

October 15, 2022 3 Comments

I write my daily diary after finishing all my daily chores. My day ends with a card session of three games of rummy with RB and a video call with my younger son, who lives “saat samandar paar”. After that, I take a half an hour session of leg massage on the machine and this …

How to Tell a Story Effectively?

October 3, 2022 5 Comments

Fables are a significant part of everyone’s childhood memories. The favourite storytellers were grandmoms and parents. They tell tales so effectively that they are still imprinted in our minds. I am sure, none of you will disagree on this with me. Storytelling at bedtime was a daily ritual at my home when my boys were …

Cosmetic Surgery – A Lifestyle Need?

September 24, 2022 0 Comments

A few days ago I came across an article about surgical intervention to increase height. This caught my attention and I read through it. It is said to be a very painful surgery which not only breaks the bones (literally) but also breaks the bank account. The maximum height addition is claimed to be 5 …

Book Review – “Memories of My Father” by Jayanthi K Manikandan

June 15, 2022 0 Comments

This is the first book I downloaded from the Blogchatter e-Book carnival. I knew it is going to be the most heartwarming book.  What else can come out of a loving daughter’s heart? The book starts with his childhood days of the author’s appa and shows his struggle, hard work, foresightedness, and a strong commitment …

A Review of “Podcasting, Wellness & Monetizing for Writers In India” by Dr. Amrita Basu

June 14, 2022 0 Comments

This book by Dr. Amrita is just what any digital content creator needs to explore the digital world through different pathways. This is like the proverbial – “Chota packet Bada dhamaaka”. I can recommend it to everybody who is starting on the journey of content creation.  As one reads from one page to another, one …

Home Sweet Home

May 4, 2022 0 Comments

“Home Sweet Home”  (Source: Musixmatch Songwriters: Nikki Sixx / Tommy Lee) You know I’m a dreamer, But my heart’s of gold,  I had to run away high, So I wouldn’t come home low Just when things went right, It doesn’t mean they were always wrong Just take this song and you’ll never feel left all …

जियें आज में।

May 2, 2022 0 Comments

राकेश जी नेअपनी बीवी की अलमारी खोली और वहां सामने ही एक सुनहरे रंग का पैकेट सब से ऊपर रखा हुआ था। उन्होंने पैकेट खोला और उसमें रखी बेहद खूबसूरत सिल्क की साड़ी और उसके साथ की ज्वेलरी को एकटक देखने लगे। जैसे फिर से वह वापस उन्हीं दिनों में खो गए हों । कहने …

Senior Community Living

May 2, 2022 0 Comments

Old age homes or senior living are a new concept in Indian society, where the onus of taking care of elders fall on the shoulders of the next generation. It was a usual practice when people were not so mobile. They used to sacrifice many opportunities as they do not want to move away from …