Book Review – All Drama, No Queen

When I first came across the title of the book, I expected a completely ‘chick-book’ full of drama. Then I read the blurb and was intrigued as it seemed like a story about star-crossed lovers. When I read the book, I found that it was all this and much more! Andaleeb Wajid is an amazing storyteller and ensures that you are hooked to the book & to know what happens next with many twists and …

Why I Turned My Passion Into My Work

About 8 years ago I decided to quit my corporate job. I had been working for 13 years and it was a big decision to make. I am an arts graduate and had started my career as a customer service agent with a telecom giant. Through the years, I worked hard and handled many job portfolios. Each one offered me great learning opportunities and helped me grow as a professional. The hunger to try something …

A Ploy That Changed My Life Forever!

Can A Lie Ever Be Welcome? Can Unconditional Love Overcome Barriers? It was the beginning of May 2007. I was excited and tired at the same time. We had finally decided to start construction of our dream home in a plot we had purchased. The ground breaking ceremony was held the previous week and yesterday, we were up all night at the site praying for the borewell to hit the water source. I was lazing …

My Best Friends Forever!

  Those of you who know me would know that one of the things I love most is reading. I can happily spend hours together curled up in a corner with my book. In fact, many schoolmates remember me spending most of my time in the library, while others were busy with sports. I dedicate today’s post to my best friends, who have been with me unfailingly for nearly 40 years – books! My family …

100 Years Of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot

Mon Dieu! The Man I Love Turned 100 Last Year!! The year 2020 was infamous for a lot of reasons. But equally, it gave us many reasons to be thankful and celebrate. One thing that happened but was not publicized much last year was Hercule Poirot turning 100. Yes….it was in October 1920 that the Queen Of Crime, Agatha Christie, first introduced the world to the phenomenon that is Monsieur Hercule Poirot. The first story …

A Page From My Diary –2021 Started On A Good Note!

Photo by Mel on Unsplash A New Year & A New Experience In My Journey As A Blogger! This year got off to a good start for me in terms of writing, creativity, and doing something new. One of the new things that I tried was to sign up for a blog train challenge – the #BlogaberryDazzle Season 1. This was my first ever blog train and I had quite a bit of fun participating. …

What Does Being Patriotic Mean To You?

Are We Showing Our Love For Our Country Or Showing Off? Today, we celebrate the 72nd Republic Day of India. This year the celebrations and the paraphernalia related to it are low-key due to the COVID situation. Many of us become ‘very patriotic’ around two events every year – Republic Day & Independence Day. Of course, this patriotism is at its peak when India plays international cricket (or any other sport which is fast gaining …