Photo by Subrata Chatterjee on Pexels.com The Bangle Sellers Sarojini Naidu Bangle sellers are we who bearOur shining loads to the temple fair...Who will buy these delicate, brightRainbow-tinted circles of light?Lustrous tokens of radiant lives,For happy daughters and happy wives.Some are meet for a maiden's wrist,Silver and blue as the mountain mist,Some are flushed like … Continue reading The Indian Woman
The river, the trees, the wind, everything seemed still. Sometimes no movement feels so exhilarating. I am yet to find a better place that England especially the North east. Every town has beautiful gardens, ponds and flowers. Old people playing bowling is also a great aspect of theses community areas. Sit down even for ten … Continue reading The Stillness.
Photo by Max Vakhtbovych on Pexels.com Staying in the same house for years calls for change from time to time to liven up the rooms. Last night I put the furniture in a different way in our kitchen diner area, even small changes made a lot of difference. My children helped as well. It is … Continue reading Room Setting
Photo by Leah Kelley on Pexels.com Jane Austen remains one of my favourite authors. The romance in these novels is intense in their own way. The romance of families and friends is both seen in different ways. Nature, buildings, humans, birds, morals all have a place. These books have made me the person that I … Continue reading Favourite Author
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Of course I enjoy writing but what I really gain from it, is the reading I need to do, sometimes to research various aspects of a story that I may be writing. Today I read a lot around the church architecture in England. I was not even aware of the … Continue reading Research for writing.
Photo by SCREEN POST on Pexels.com I am not talking about electric cars. Mental recharging is what I am interested in. How do you all get yourselves back in shape to keep carry on working? Relaxing yoga, for half an hour really helps me. A holiday and a few days away from home has been … Continue reading Recharging.
Staycation is the new word in our dictionary this summer. We decided to go to the south and reached Bristol. Today we did a day trip to Bath City. Felt like the best city in the world. The architecture wherever you see is amazing. The circus and the crescent are so photographed and have become … Continue reading Bath City
Recently I attended an evening zoom meeting on parenting. It was great to know that a lot us had similar experiences of teenage children. Through out one theme was emerging and it was around support we provide for our children. People had come out of the other end and their experience was that kids are … Continue reading Parenting- No Matter What !!
Darlington to Edinburgh is a two hour journey by train. It has been ages since we travelled anywhere. Darlington station is deserted at 7 am. Smell of coffee and croissants is engulfing the air. The excitement to go on train is coming back. Nobody could be seen, in fact lucky with corona virus still lingering. … Continue reading Day Out.
I AM GOING TO DIE ONEDAY, the one affirmation I have for myself everyday these days. This statement brings me positivity, gives me courage, spurs me on to do better in life. I start wanting to do good right from the time I wake up. This can be classed as a negative thought but for … Continue reading End of Life Care.