A first-time experience

Let me begin by wishing everyone reading this blog post a Happy New Year. I’m guessing most of us are still in the holiday mood. It’s going to take a while to shake it off and get back to my routine. My eldest sister and her husband visited us for the Christmas holidays. While she … [Read more…]

My Big Night

So, last weekend my husband and I finally spent a night out in Bangkok – the first time to be precise. Home-stay was the new normal for us for a long time. A lot of research went into picking the venue, after all, I was stepping out sans a pram and into a pub with … [Read more…]

Christmas in Summer

Last weekend we finally put up the Christmas tree at home – it does look a lot like Christmas now; however, it doesn’t feel one bit like the holiday I grew up on. Like western countries, the malls in Bangkok are beautifully decorated with 40-ft high Christmas trees. And yes winter sales with promotion lines … [Read more…]

Let’s agree to disagree

“What’s going on in India?” I asked, overwhelmed by the news feeds across news websites. As expected, there is silence in the room. My husband ignores my anxiousness; he is confident I will answer my own question and is much more interested in my answer – that’s when the real debate begins. “An intolerance heat … [Read more…]

Come December

Hello, December! Are you here already? The year just flew by, didn’t it? Or do we just say the same thing year-on-year to avoid accountability! December is a mixed-emotions month for me. I feel excited one moment and anxious another; it comes in waves. It’s such a fun month keeping the festivities in mind – … [Read more…]

Oh Little Chinatown

You may not find food in Antarctica; but, if you look hard enough, you will find a Chinese and an Indian – just joking or am I? It’s amazing how people from these two countries have travelled far and wide and have created their own success stories. I love how the Chinese create their own … [Read more…]

Facebook Detox

Is the term ‘detoxification’ limited to the physical elimination of toxins from the body? I would think a mental and emotional detoxification is needed on a regular basis too; at least, that’s just what I needed. So, ten days ago, I dived into it. I decided to log off from Facebook (not messenger) both on … [Read more…]