Tears In Heaven

January 8 always brings back hard memories. Inevitably, we go back to January 2010, when we started the year with big hopes of your recovery, Mi.  How happy we all were, as you were mobilized from your bed rest and were coming back to life again, believing it was the...

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Book Review: The Bankster by Ravi Subramanian

 Book Title: The Bankster  Author: Ravi Subramanian Publisher: Rupa Publications India  Genre: Fiction / Thriller ISBN: 9788129120489  Pages: 358  Ravi Subramanian is the award winning author of four best selling books : If God was a Banker (2007), I Bought the Monks Ferrari (2007), Devil in Pinstripes (2009) and The...

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Fruit Memories

Mi, when I peel these and store the juicy little pearls in an airtight box for later consumption at leisure, I always remember you admiring the color and then, waxing poetic about the benefits of this beautiful, if expensive, fruit. Did you know that right now it is 124 rupees...

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Treat, Not Trick

Dear Mi. You’d love the sight right now at home. While I do believe you’re watching, enjoying and laughing with us in spirit, I couldn’t help wishing you were here physically – oh, there are so many flowers! Two massive bouquets. So I had the pleasure of dismantling them and...

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Sounds That Make Me Cringe

Well, actually the prompt was “What song makes you cringe when it comes on the radio (or iPad or Pandora or…) and why?” but I had to tweak it somehow. 🙂 because then the post would be over in one line and we can’t have that, can we? Aside from...

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So, Who Am I?

I am delighted to participate in NaBloWriMo this October and this is the prompt for Day 1. “Who Am I?” What a profound question “Who Am I” And it would depend on who is asking, right?  At home, I would be Daughter, Wife, Mom, Friend, Cook, Housekeeper, Finance manager… Today,...

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