The Kitchen Bench Syndrome

Once while watching Masterchef Australia, I noted the emphasis on keeping the bench clean while recreating complex recipes. It was mentioned that our work-station reflected our mind space and having it cluttered and messy greatly affects our productivity. At the time, I couldn't realize the importance of this principle, but over time, this learning made …

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In Control

Tomorrow is an important day of my our life. Pari starts her journey in a new school, in a new class, with a lot of firsts going to be marked in history. But that is to happen tomorrow. This post is a quickie to record my crucial first. Today, I am as calm as a …

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My Forgetfulness

I have always been known to be the one who remembers the minutest details about everything that transpires in my surroundings. Besides, being the proud possessor of sharp observation. Though my memory was never photographic, but still it did rank among the rarest of its kind seen in today's era. Remembering phone numbers, birth dates, …

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Cheeni Kum

Cheeni Kum literally means Sugar is less. It's a phrase used to represent lack of taste in the (sweet) dish or something less than perfect. This post is about my relation with sugar over the years. Sugar holds a very important place in my life. As a child I was a sugar-o-holic. Loved sweets like ants …

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Sneak Peek

My stress levels are back to their peak values. I am not even going to begin worrying about the cause for it, for the list has only grown longer each time I sat to count the issues in my life. That brought me to jot down a point I strongly believe in. I dislike the idea of …

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The Birthday Cake Story

From a very long time I had this plan at the back of my mind. To have a very simple family celebration of Pari's first birthday and to bake a cake for her at home. In the start, I had plans to bake a chocolate cake for her birthday. This idea kept me peaceful for …

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Remarked

I have been told so, on many occasions. By my colleagues, my bosses, my classmates and even my professors. While my superiors always found me the most sincere of the lot, someone who never lost focus of her aim in life, my colleagues and friends on their first impression always find me 'serious'. "Are you …

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Why I blog about my personal life?

I am often told that I have been very brave in sharing my life, its private issues and many sensitive pieces on a public platform. When I come to think of it, a smile rises to my lips. Not because I feel proud on being considered brave, but because I started this blog with full …

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