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 #ThankfulThursdays  The Latin word Gratus means thankful or pleasing and is generally attributed to be the source of the English word Gratitude. In our life there are many people and circumstances who/which can be credited for defining us. While growing up it’s our parents/ siblings/ educators who have taught us innumerable lessons, helped us patiently […]

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| GuestBlogging | Book Review | Book2Movie | Kiterunner | Khalid Hosseini |

Guestblogging : Book Review THE KITE RUNNER: KHALED HOSSEINI I chanced upon this extraordinary piece of writing in Manila, over 11 years back at a very close family friend’s place who also doubled up as the 8-year-old’s and my guardians, when Alok was in India. Saikia Uncle Aunty were voracious readers, and their varied interests […]

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#BookSlutThursday Week #5

#BookSlutThursday Week #5 Another week has set in and here we are with my week #5 posting for #BookSlutThursday. Check out my this week’s selection to read and play, all had been ordered to reach Bangalore where I am vacationing at present. Twenty Love Poems & a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda was bought […]

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Title: Inferno Introduction: Inferno begins with the readers being reintroduced to the same protagonist who was part of the author’s previous two novels entitled The Da Vinci Code and The Lost Symbol. This protagonist, Robert Langdon, is all set to be a part of this new and intriguing thriller as well. From what Robert is […]

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#ThankfulThursdays: 5 Vices I am thankful for

I confess I have become addicted to the thought-provoking writing prompts via #thankfulthursdays by Amrita and her gang of girls. Every week I wait for it eagerly and they never disappoint. But this week’s prompt is such a tantalizing one that I think the ladies have surpassed themselves. Can you imagine being thankful for your […]

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#BookSlutThursday- Week4

#BookSlutThursday Week 4 The moment I saw this 50th anniversary edition of The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, said to be her autobiographical novel and is only one that she ever wrote, I just had to pick it up. It’s been on my TBR since ages and I couldn’t resist when I saw this beautiful […]

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#MagicOfLove: Where art thou, my Romeo!?!

I am a die-hard romantic at the hearts – no matter how many times its been broken and crushed! I still believe in my romeo-juliet tale (with happy endings though). So when Romila took out the #magicoflove contest for Valentines day, I decided to write a love letter to my Romeo (where ever he is, whoever […]

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Title: Pride and Prejudice: a love story centuries old, but fresh forever Introduction: When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him big-headed and proud; he is uncaring to her good looks and lively mind. When she discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and […]

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#FridayFotoFiction: Of an era gone by…….

#FridayFotoFiction Blue spiked hairdo poked it warily with his cro-ray while the other kids watched from behind the safety shield, afraid that it might blow up. The lifeless pile of rags next to it stirred, making Bluey jump back, all his bravado vanishing. It coughed and sat up straight to reveal a weather-beaten wrinkled face […]

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#ThankfulThursday: Thankful for love

#ThankfulThursday When I saw this week’s prompt for #thankfulthursday, I was a little flummoxed (my love life is at an epic low at the moment). Thankful for love – any kind- hmmmmm!! My mental gears whirred and vroomed while I plied myself with a bottle of red wine (you see writing about love warrants wine) Then […]

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Dreamcatcher – to catch a dream………

Dreamcatcher A jaunt amidst the colourful stalls at the much talked about Surajkund crafts mela this week was rewarded with a few quirky picks. Not just the traditional art and crafts of India but curios inspired from lifestyle, movies and of course the West. Everywhere one looked, there was a rainbow of knickknacks, vibrant textiles, jewellery […]

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#BookSlutThursday – Week3

#BookSlutThursday Week3 I have pulled out my most favourite reads from last year off my shelves for a re-read – Forty rules of love by Elif Shafak. A brilliantly woven tale of love, mystique and devotion – and I love the twin thread in the narration. Have no superlatives to add-on to Rumi’s quotes sprinkled […]

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Guestblogging : “The confessions of a stationery enthusiast”

Guestblogging “The confessions of a stationery enthusiast” I love stationery. There is no two ways about it, new notebooks make me excited, I want to write in them but at the same time I want them to stay perfect. When I was younger starting school meant a whole new set of stationery, from pens to rulers, […]

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