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 and […]


There was a time When she would not dare To speak up her mind She would not share Ideas, that in their singularity Could have stirred up a storm She would not have found solidarity In going against the norm.                 ** She saw the world around her […]

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 sync […]

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 books […]

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” at […]

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. While […]

Growing Pains

I look at my 3 year old and wish time would freeze…. He is cute, talks non-stop and gives me the most awesome hugs and kisses..but that’s not why I wish he would not grow up further. It’s his enthusiasm for everything, his general joie-de-vivre, that I want to capture and freeze in time. At […]