Where Were You?

What do you look forward to when you plan a vacation? If you ask me, I’m there for the culture, colors, language and, of course, food! Sri Lankan cuisine is paradise for sea food lovers and Malayalis alike. Why Malayalis? Because it does seem like a gastronomical extension to the south of India. While the…

Bling

I am not a big fan of bling jewellery, unless I am photographing them on someone else. I do like rings, bracelets and earrings, but the delicate kinds and the metal doesn’t matter. If I weren’t lazy, you’d find me wearing different danglers from my enviable collection, which are all fake, of course. Then I…

Lurking in the Shadows

There is something about masks that intrigues me. You already know that I am a closet romantic, and unfortunately, I haven’t been able to get the right book that makes me swoon inside my head. I ended up reading some incredily stupid “trashy” romantic novels for the month of love. Now, don’t get me wrong;…

Sweet Pie

I’m neither sweet, nor sweet toothed. I am notorious for my cynical and sarcastic sense of humor. I am also know to be extreme in my affection. But on my plate, I prefer balance. I can’t eat anything too sweet, too bland or too spicy. “A man without a sweet tooth is not to be…

Candle Light & Soul Forever

If there is one secret wish that everyone has, is having a perfect relationship. Why that translates to anything sexual has always been beyond my comprehension. Companionship, in any form, built on mutual respect, has been something that I seek from any close bond I create. Perfection, like affection is not a constant state of…

Little Less Conversation

This picture reminds me of a coming of age kind of story. By now, you would’ve realized that I am a person of words, and a content writer by profession. I tell stories of a different kind at work; they are my words, but not my thoughts. This takes me back to a time of…

Story Time

There is an inherent magic in the way words get woven into stories. Stories are all around us, waiting to be explored, analysed and learned from. There are so many facets of human nature available to analyse. I shared a very interesting web comic (which you can catch here) with a few of my friends,…

Dinner Fix

So if you are in my inner circle of friends, you probably are aware of the alaipayuthey (ocean waves that crash on the shores and return) style crushes that come into my life. Right now, the waning crush is on a celeb-chef. I have tried to read and watch everything from and about the gentleman,…

Legends & Myths

There is so much influence of television, and now web series in our lives. When we were growing up, our sibling rivalry grew up a few notches in the all important “board” years (10th and 12th grade), and then the subsequent university exams. The cable connection would get cut off (we didn’t have cable till…

The First Meal

Like the last supper, I believe the first meal is just as eventful, and most often very joyous. This is a story of how 2019 started. I moved from Bombay about five years ago and three years after the reverse-cultural shock in Pune, I have been calling Bangalore my new home. So a new city…