The Wall

​This is a poem about a wall…not Rahul Dravid, not the Great wall of China and not even the recent Mexican Wall.. On my evening walk yesterday, I passed through the building where we used to reside sometime back. And I saw the current occupant standing in the balcony just as I used to stand … Continue reading

Back to blogging

It’s been a long time since my last blog post. I have been wanting to write but I always had my excuses ready – night feeds, a very active toddler and this and that and that and this. But at the end it all boiled down to my laziness. This March, I turned 35. This … Continue reading

A Grandma’s welcome

Grandmoms are always special. They are so full of wisdom, stories and lots of recipes. Sometimes they surprise you with their practical thinking, modern approach and a clarity of thought. At times its easier to make them see our point of view than make our parents understand. The time they didn’t get to spend with … Continue reading


My last post was more than a year ago and lots of things have happened in between then and now. I could have kept on blogging but I didn’t. Lazy me!!! Now that we are in the last leg of 2014, I realise I could have done so much more. But better late than never. … Continue reading

Beginning the mornings with Idli

You are what you have for breakfast. This was the topic I had to speak on in my class and I was given a minute prepare for a 5 minute speech. The first thought that came to my mind was this – Good breakfast means happy me and happy me means  a good day. It sounded … Continue reading


I remember telling my friend long time that kids are cute till they start asking questions. She asked me back what will I do when I have kids of my own. I replied saying that I will ask my kid to not ask silly questions. She laughed off my reply and said , “If only..”. … Continue reading

Summer Cooler – Strawberry Lemonade

Confession time, folks. I have to admit that I am not particularly fond of fruits except Mango. Apart from mango, I will not voluntarily eat any fruit. When I was a kid my mum used to cut up the fruits and hand it to me. But this new year I resolved to consciously include more … Continue reading