My society WhatsApp group has been very active recently. There was an unusual sense of unity during the first month of the lock down. I am not complaining. I think that when there are more than four people in a group, you tend to get into some form of argument or discussion on any topic. … Continue reading Small World
In order to keep my daughter busy during the lock down, we encourage her to join a lot of online classes tailored for her grade. Usually, everyone has their own platform/app to broadcast the lessons. Last week, her teacher forwarded a link for a course on Vedic Mathematics which is supposed to help her in … Continue reading The return of the facebook
The only book that I completed reading this year so far is Essentialism - The disciplined pursuit of less by Greg McKeown. I stumbled upon this book when I was watching a YouTube video on productivity. And I was interested as this was similar to the concept of minimalism that I have been exploring. I … Continue reading Book: Essentialism
Apinder (aka) Danny is running a series titled What Did I Learn This Week every Friday. Please visit his site to enjoy his thoughts and posts. I decided I will do a similar one this week. No enlightenment promised though. May be, some entertainment. As you know, I have been trying my hands at conjuring … Continue reading What did I learn this week?
I have been sharing some of the cooking attempts that I have been making. And there are few more in the pipeline. I will toot the horn when appropriate. Today, I thought I will share some of the drawings that my daughter has been attempting during this lockdown. Drawing and colouring is something that she … Continue reading Lockdown art
Last Friday was our weekly vegetable purchase day. The vendor was scheduled to arrive at our gated community (or society, as it is commonly called here) at 10 am. I was all ready to go down and stand in line from 9.45 am and I was just savoring my cup of chai before that. My … Continue reading A Frivolous Friday
Brace yourselves for one more cooking related post. I had last four potatoes and few pieces of other veggies left over before we could refill. My daughter wanted something for a snack. Based on the good response for my previous attempts circulated on WhatsApp, I decided to try something new again (new for me but … Continue reading Baked Potato
An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doingDale Carnegie Lock down has forced many of us to plan more than ever. Planning your work efficiently, planning your finances, planning not to go out unless necessary are just a few of the lot. I went ahead and did something that I have never … Continue reading Well executed plan
What happens when you wake up to an unfamiliar sound?
This is one of the better things that happened during the lock-down. The Indian Jam Project dropped another video. This time, it is the Indian rendition of the famous Eagles' song, Hotel California. I can officially declare myself a fan-boy of The Indian Jam Project. They are super talented, humble and just the missing piece … Continue reading Hotel California: TIJP