Travel musings – Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

The bamboo curtains of our childhood are a thing of past now. I feel they were better compared to the polyester curtains that we are using these days – synthetic fibre which are not able to shield us well from the heat wave.Nostalgia hit us at Mehrangarh Fort where these bamboo curtains protect the fort…

Hope musings

First plant the garden in your mind. And then see it growing outside.

Fantasy fiction musings

Fantasy fiction keeps me sane, it makes me believe that things will be fine in the end. There is another world, a writer’s world, that can transfer you into a fantasy filled arena. This place is magical and maybe it helps me keep my inner magic (if that is a thing!) in place.And the one…

Toxic positivity

Why toxic positivity is dangerous?While law of attraction & positivity affirmations work very well in a normal situation, what can be said about a super volcanic pressure cooker circumstance such as this pandemic? Stress is a normal response of our adrenaline glands/nervous system to any challenge – adrenaline & cortisol released help us in thinking…

Life musings – Covid special

Old picture from 2019I wonder what to write today, I am at a loss for words. I’m not sure whether it is the writer’s block or the mental block resulting from the helpless situation we are surrounded by. It is getting challenging to even meditate or to shoot recipes or to simply keep calm. I…

Life musings

I have not travelled for more than a year now. I had to cancel four trips planned in April and May 2020. In the coming months, I read about the history of epidemics and pandemics and mathematical models of disease progression and then came to a bitter conclusion that I might not get to travel…