Tē Vēlāva

The title means “tea time” in Sinhalese. The drive to Nuwera Eliya cuts through pristine tea estates, and hence there are several tea factories on the route. If you love your teas, it is paradise! they make teas of different kinds and strengths. With the darker the brews, you can add milk. the others are…

What’s Your Poison?

Tea makes everything better. ~Bindi Irwin Never trust anyone who doesn’t drink coffee. ~AJ Lee People have got to learn: if they don’t have cookies in the cookie jar, they can’t eat cookies. ~Suze Orman Give me liberty or a bran muffin! ~Colin Mochrie “Un croissant, s’il vous plaît.” (French, one croissant, please) Too few…

Tea Time

Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things. ~Chaim Potok Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings. ~Letitia Baldrige  

Bar Scenes

When you watch shows like Cheers! or movies like He’s just not that into you, you automatically assume bartenders are part time psychologists (much like hairdressers to women). But Moe Szysla of Moe’s Tavern from the Simpsons is my all time favorite. Come to think of it, all real bars are like Moe’s tavern, slurring…

Story Time

It is an art to not be socially awkward and enjoy small talk. I don’t have that art, but I am a good listener and a decent story teller. But I have most fun in places when I am out with like minded friends, and can talk about anything under the sun. So this post…

What Time Is It?

Is it tea o’clock, beer o’clock, or wine o’clock? Whatever you prefer, make sure you keep yourself happy, healthy, satiated and sane.  

Tea Time

Lately I have been struggling with a terrible migraine, which seems to hit me everyday, unfailingly, for a good two months now. Being from the maximum city (Bombay), which boasts of one season across the year (summers, mild summers and summers with rain), moving to Bangalore, where you experience three seasons in a day has…

Sweet Nothings

This sumptuous affair I found at a very famous art gallery in Fort Kochi. Famous not just for its food, but also because it is owned by one of the most pretty looking actors from the Malayalam film industry (yes, I drool on him, not his acting chops though). The place, Kashi Art Gallery, is…