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Swirling Dervishes!

“A secret turning in us, makes the universe turn. Head unaware of feet, and feet head. Neither cares. They keep turning.” – Rumi  I happened to attend an event organised by Zorba The Buddha on the swirling dervishes, last friday at their complex in Ghittorni on MG road. It was my first experience of such […]

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Dilli ke infamous autowallahs

A new one from ‪#‎Delhi‬ ‪#‎autowallahs‬ – this happened at ‪#‎Racecourse‬‪#‎metro‬ station. Three of us had to go to ‪#‎janpath‬ and the first auto guy told us that “charges are 20/- per savari”!!!!! What a blatant loot n fraud – fixed charges are 25/- for first 1.8 km….. Most of the other 5-6 autowallahs also […]

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Morning raga

Morning glories espied in new blooms, rosy cheeked petals being teased by the rising sun which twinkles in the dew drops, making these beauties shine bright while the birds enchant with their twitters and chirps and flit with the energy of a new day, making each branch vibrate while they play peek a boo in […]

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Home is where the heart is!

Dusky sunlight of the retiring for the day sun, glinted off the familiar metal gate while a fully blossomed hibiscus waved merrily, blushed to a popping red of a comely new bride and the verdant green lawns beckoned with their coolness where the whirring blades of the grass mower churned up a minty-citrus green smell […]

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Haseen aur rangeen in March 

05.03.2015 Holi rolled in, dolled up in gorgeous colours and a very un-holy weather! The unexpected rain madness continued, making it slightly chilly but with plenty of bright sunshine! I am not the biggest fan of this festival- infact I find it the most terrible one! But this year is special and so thought to […]

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Gulmohar gar tumhara naam hota

Gulmohar Gar Tumhara Naam Hota Mausam-E-Gul Ko Hasaana Bhi Hamara Kaam Hota Come summers and the roads come alive with the flowering trees in Delhi-Gurgaon. Right now its the flamboyant Gulmohar making its presence felt in the city. Everywhere one looks, one is greeted with the sight of clusters of crimson orange blooms on the […]

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Travel diary- Srinagar to Leh! Day # 2 @ Srinagar!

Day 2 began as a super-duper lazy Sunday with us slurping on steaming hot tea with some crispy, spicy paneer paranthas for breakfast while the rain drummed an energetic beat on the tin roof!  (Food at Yasmin’s house has always been sumptuously delicious and leaves me wanting for more ….. Her Mom and staff believe in pampering […]

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Low cost airfare – no more!!

En route to Mumbai today, I stepped up at the Spicejet counter to get my boarding pass. As is my habit, I requested for the emergency exit seat. Imagine my shock, when the lady asked me to pay 500/- for it!!! Yes!! There is a charge now for the emergency exit seat. Not long ago, […]

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The Indian Standard!!!

  A big Hurrah for the dilliwallahs – Delhi has emerged as the most “liveable” city according to the ‘Livability Index 2010’ i.e. a report based on a study conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Institute for Competitiveness, India. Delhi garnered top honours in education, economic, safety and security. But is it […]

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