Rising Again on Easter

Finally getting into the drivers seat and not just behind the wheel of the car. Maybe Easter helped, or maybe the drive with just Josephine Goveas and Aiden helped. Or maybe Keya’s prayers helped or maybe one good go ahead from Sajedah did.A great Easter meal with family today prepared by Moline DSouza and some…

Finding what moves me

Continuing to find what moves me. I know what it is but the constant reminder that you are a sole provider can be daunting when you want to follow your heart – trying to move towards what you actually want to do. Oscillating between the heart and mind every single day ain’t easy. But must…

Feeding frenzy in Saigon, Vietnam

Yes yes i know i am late by almost  month to write this food blog but life happened and my blogging got relegated to ‘i should do this some day’. I took my ‘not-so-solo’ trip to Vietnam last month and i had a blast – to say the least. My friend accompanied me for a…

Memories and Possessions

I don’t shop during holidays and very little when not on one (ok that isn’t entirely true…). You can say i have consciously stopped buying unnecessary stuff so i can travel more than i already do. While i avoid picking up random ‘things’ from my trips,  I usually like to bring a part of what…

Sri Lanka diaries #photoblog #memories of Galle Fort

This is a quick photoblog to capture my memories in Galle Fort, probably one of the places i really connected with, during my last holiday – Sri Lanka. If ever i end up going to Sri Lanka again, Galle Fort is definitely one of the places where I will go to. Muhsin Villa – a…

F(e)asting during Ramzan: A Bohri meal experience 

Did you know you eat lesser when you sit on the floor cross-legged to eat versus sitting at a dining table? Did you know that roasted garlic and chillies help you digest mutton and other heavy meals? Did you know that no morsel of food goes waste at a Bohri wedding and that the thaal…

Love makes my world go round..

Valentine’s day and love is all over your timeline. But what do we truly really love? It took me 38 years and a long hard look myself to come to a conclusion of what or who i truly love. Since i always think in lists, here is a list of things i love or who…