I was going through a bad bout of depression. A friend called and I started literally howling on the phone like a school girl. She said “I never expected this from you. I always thought you were a strong girl and look at the way you are crying.” The day my Dad passed away, a … Continue reading Is Crying an act of Weakness?
As part of my blog's first anniversary I am hosting a 'blog party'. Today my guest is award winning blogger Maniparna Sengupta Majumdar. She hardly needs an introduction. An acclaimed blogger she recently won the award for the best blog in the regional category of the Indian Blogger Awards 2017 presented by IndiBlogger. It is my … Continue reading Love For Books and the Kolkata Book-Fair (Guest Post)
Q. What is the first thing I do after waking up in the morning? A. I check my Whatsapp. (I check my Whatsapp not because I have been expecting an urgent message from Narendra Modi, I check it because it is my Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Checking smartphone throughout the day is symptomatic of my progressive … Continue reading Stop Stereotyping Women
I am in the middle of a writer’s block and trying hard since morning to write something. In the morning I started writing for my other blog Wanderful but left that midway. Last Friday I completed 200 posts for that blog and I realised it is more than 5 years that I have been blogging … Continue reading The Guilt of a WAHM
Europe is my favourite destination. I love the old world charm that exudes through every corner of Europe. Therefore when this year I got an opportunity to go on a solo trip of Europe it was what we say in Hindi “sone pe suhaga”. I love to travel with my family and friends however travelling … Continue reading Is Taking Care of a Child only a Mother’s job?