A day out over the weekend took us to Ripley, a little place in the Yorkshire area. The castle is the main sight seeing place with surrounding areas beautifully maintained and also left natural enough. The lake is beautiful and the falls look very pretty. From where ever we looked it was a photo worth … Continue reading Ripley.
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
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.
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
The snow is gone. All the little bulbs that I had planted in October are coming through. Can't wait for them to bloom. We went to drive around the area in the afternoon, so many people were out walking, children were playing in the parks, the layers of clothing was much less, it felt … Continue reading Spring is in the air !!
A fruitful meeting, able to find time to read a bit, finish the usual daily job on time, binge on the favourite TV series. Not to forget the daily exercise routine. What is it that gives me the greatest kick of the day or hit of the day? I am really not sure. Some days … Continue reading The HIT of the day.