Coming out of second-wave in the UK must feel good and sure it does. But we are reliving it all over again with the second wave ongoing in India. I am preoccupied all the time. The mind is always thinking about India and the news on Whatsapp. It is scary to open the phone in … Continue reading Preoccupied
When going out on walks these days, there are little lambs everywhere. They run around their moms, generally one or two. The numbers on them which farmers have written on them, it coordinates with their moms. They're jumping around along the lush green fields. Some of them are not even able to stand up fully. … Continue reading Celebrate life
Nature at its best. Covid has made people realise a lot of things. Even without covid the biggest emotional dilemma that I feel everyday is that all my elders have been left behind in India. We came and settled down in the UK and we have no regrets about it. We love being here. Now … Continue reading Not easy.
Good weather and the lifting of lockdown gave us a real sense of freedom. We booked tickets to Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Beautiful landscape and sculptures dotted around. The pregnant woman above when seen from far away gives a different idea about it, when we got close to it we were stunned by the intricacies on … Continue reading Sculptures.
My mother has never drank alcohol. My dad loved and enjoyed alcohol in a controlled manner. My husband does not drink alcohol at all but loves to serve it. And me, of course, wait for the cocktails in bars or the gin and tonic at home. When my husband is around I can easily … Continue reading Bittersweet.
This colourful day brings exciting memories. Happy Holi to everyone. We used to play with wet colours in the mornings. Waking up on Holi meant to get the friends together and start making the colour filled buckets. Elders would make sure we got some breakfast. After that would start three to four hours of throwing … Continue reading Colours !!!
Zoom Bombay jam dance session was going tough today and my shoulders were aching especially after the arms toning track. I put down a comment in chat box : 'shoulders dead'. Our wellness instructor said : 'Rishika, you have broad shoulders.' Through out the day this phrase stuck to me. Every woman I know has … Continue reading Broad Shoulders.
Fukushima Tsunami happened on this day in 2011. A lot of people lost their lives in minutes. Families were torn and suffered severe losses which cannot be healed. The victims from that day who are alive after losing somebody will say - live for today. Of course, that is how it should be. It makes … Continue reading There is a tomorrow.
Harsh weather with snow and ice, put me off running for almost two months. But now the weather is beautiful and I am back into running. The best thing is that a lot of calories are burnt in a very short time and I am done for the day in half-hour. Of course, I have … Continue reading Running.
A Christmas gift that has been a favourite ever since. This book is either on our coffee table or on the dining table. The other day we passed it around on the table so each one of us could randomly read a page. We all read something beautiful. A passionate discussion followed every reading. In … Continue reading Coffee Table Book