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 …

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 …

Being Independent in Golden Years

April 13, 2022 5 Comments

I promised myself to write 26 posts in April under the challenge, which I have accepted. The topic which I have opted for is about “second innings” of life that is the life after retirement. Life after retirement is totally a new ball game. It is like relearning the way to live. In this series …

C – Cryptocurrency Explained For Seniors

April 4, 2022 3 Comments

Hello, this is the third post in continuation with the Blogchatter’s A2Z challenge. As I had mentioned earlier that my theme for this challenge is about second innings, that is for the people who have attained 60 years of their existence on the planet or retired from the active work life. This is the crossroad …

Awesome “Sharmaji Namkeen”

April 1, 2022 10 Comments

“Sharmaji Namkeen” was the last movie of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, which he could not finish. Paresh Rawal has filled in the space for him.  The movie depicts the mental state of a retired person.  Sharmaji was forced to take VRS. He is a widower with two sons. For the first few months, he enjoyed …