Getting a haircut and shopping never felt so good! #CoronaDays

Yes its non essential no second thoughts about that. This is the reason this was one of the last services to open up and why most of us stayed away despite malls opening up their doors, saloons starting and fine dining rolling up its sleeve. Some of the things I loved doing before the pandemic… Continue reading Getting a haircut and shopping never felt so good! #CoronaDays

Video calls in times of WFH- Yay or Nay?

I have never been a fan of video calling ever, except for the ones done in the course of work with the office backdrop, a perfectly dressed me and the good lighting at the workplace which makes for a perfect video call setting. In fact I feel more connected talking to colleagues based in other… Continue reading Video calls in times of WFH- Yay or Nay?

6 months post Corona- Does this really feel normal?

My friend and I were talking a few days back that its been 6 whole months since we last stepped into office- March 16th it was. It seems unbelievable the things each one of us have gone through. Something we had never envisioned for ourselves ever.From the initial days of being plunged into a strict… Continue reading 6 months post Corona- Does this really feel normal?

Online classes and here is where we as parents are getting it wrong

Until the start of academic year 2020-21, we parents were blissfully unaware of the teaching methodology in school- yes most of us looked at the syllabus, home work, prepared our wards for competitions and various activities in school and asked them about what did they learn at school- but we weren’t physically present to see… Continue reading Online classes and here is where we as parents are getting it wrong

A dash of colour #Fiction Monday

Rhea loved her bread plain, no sauce , jam or marmalade. Sometimes with butter or a slice of cheese maybe. And Raj loved his bread with a generous helping of jam or sauce. “We are like chalk and cheese” she exclaimed, “this ain’t working”. Raj was not one to give up. He won her over… Continue reading A dash of colour #Fiction Monday

Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me

In mid March, it seemed like the worst nightmare ever and one that dint look like its ending. Work from home was not fun, I missed dressing up, putting on make up, my shoes and driving to work. I had just moved closer to my workplace and was looking forward to the flexibility of travelling… Continue reading Count your blessings- here is what the pandemic taught me

The treasure trove of a 5 year old – Angel’s Reading List

We moved houses recently, exactly a week before the pandemic brought life to a standstill in India. Almost 50 days down the line, we have pretty much settled into this new life. One question that a lot of people ask me – “Is Angel bored? She’s in a new place with no friends, hows she… Continue reading The treasure trove of a 5 year old – Angel’s Reading List

Marriages in times of Corona- a happy beginning (or ending)

Rita banged the tray on the dining table, she couldn’t take it anymore. The lockdown had made things really messy in an already troubled house. Rita and Alok with their 2 kids looked like a perfectly happy family on the outside but it was quite the opposite in reality. 12 years of marriage, 2 kids,… Continue reading Marriages in times of Corona- a happy beginning (or ending)

Work from home- Yea or Nay #CoronaDays

In early March when we had almost no clue of the drama that would unfold in the next month, I was glancing through the newspapers which carried articles of work from home. Many IT companies had started split operations and there were pictures of a woman chopping veggies as she sat beside her laptop and… Continue reading Work from home- Yea or Nay #CoronaDays

Coping mechanisms- A life beyond Dalgona

Social media flooded with coffee, chicken and cakes. Of course we no longer have that “so perfectly plated, surrounded by this scenic ambience” of the new fine dining restaurant in town, but no one’s leaving a stone unturned in making these gastronomical delights virtually available to for all to see. I quite enjoy the memes… Continue reading Coping mechanisms- A life beyond Dalgona