It is getting cold now in the north of England. Cozy blankets and couch comforts are much more welcome than counting steps. After a few weeks, yesterday I was able to get to my ten thousand steps. I must say it felt good. Once the steps are done then the motivation is there to eat … Continue reading Steps
No need to rush. Last Saturday morning I was working and had to reach early for work. Today, though, I am not working, I woke up as usual at seven but then realised and went back to sleep, finally waking up at quarter past eight. Love the feeling of not rushing around. Love the idea … Continue reading Saturday Mornings
A Banyan tree One week ago I returned from my homeland. I was born in Patna and lived in Patna for a lot of years. I practically lived on the same street till I came to UK. I had an unusual feeling this time as I was walking on the same streets with my daughter. … Continue reading Patna
Flying over mountain ranges and suddenly the clouds cleared up, visibility got better and better. I was flying from Delhi to London. Daytime flying can bring immense sense of adventure. All my senses seem to have been aroused after seeing the Himalayas from above. I left my lunch on board, rushed over to see the … Continue reading Never seen!!
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.