Share Your World – 2015 Week #3

Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest? I would want Agatha Christie as a dinner guest (taking the liberty of including people no longer in this world) and ask her how she became a mystery writer. I have admired her deep understanding of the human nature andContinue reading “Share Your World – 2015 Week #3”

Losing yourself in a book

“There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.” ― Christopher Morley, Pipefuls A way to get infinite pleasure Is reading a good book at your leisure Soaking in every printed word Transported to another world.. Letting the characters grow on you Living their life vicariously, too. In syncContinue reading “Losing yourself in a book”

Exciting moments in daily life…

1. The plane taking off No matter how much or how frequently I travel, the moment when a plane first becomes airborne is still as exciting as it was on the first flight that I can remember. It makes up for flight delays, rude stewards/ stewardesses and unappetizing flight food. 2. Checking out new booksContinue reading “Exciting moments in daily life…”

Travel theme: Laughter

It is difficult to come up with entries for this one, especially if you want to avoid images of people, but here are my entries nevertheless- Laughing Figurines: At the Museum of Art and Design, NYC (sorry for the glare from glass even though I turned off the flash) The laughing “Tree of Life” atContinue reading “Travel theme: Laughter”

Setting fire to water

I am literally talking about setting fire to water…not figuratively… I just remembered reading a book on the periodic table (table of all elements arranged according to atomic numbers and masses) as a child. While reading about sodium, I was fascinated by the fact that a lump of sodium would burn when placed in waterContinue reading “Setting fire to water”

Baby, let’s read together

I have always been a loner, and what better for a loner to do than to read books? Reading is my nirvana, my catharsis, my anxiolytic, and my antidepressant..I have been passionate about reading since I was very young, and it gives me immense pleasure to inculcate the habit of reading in my child. WhileContinue reading “Baby, let’s read together”