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Parenting

A lovely discovery: Desi Toys

Desi Toys Indian Traditional Toys

I’m stuck at home for a while—sort of—thanks to my recent accident and in recovery. I tend to get a bit hyperactive when I am not feeling 100% and drive everyone around me nuts. So—thinking that it is better to channel that energy productively, I started a mini-project. Writing about my childhood. I was telling my son about this and reminiscing about his childhood when he gave me an idea. He said: why not sort through his toys and books…

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A trip to Chail, Himachal Pradesh
Travel

A trip to Chail, Himachal Pradesh

Every summer we try and plan a holiday. Of course, we shortlist places and then go crazy trying to zero in on one or two, or sometimes three. I have this secret agenda of trying to visit as many…

A fabulous trip to Channapatna and its toy factory #OlaRental #toys #incredibleindia #travel
Travel

A Fabulous Trip to Channapatna

As the time for my son’s visit home drew close, I started making plans, gloating on the three weeks we would be spending together. He usually has his own list of favorite places to visit and we both enjoy…

Ecofriendly ganesha immersion Vidya Sury
Incredible India

Eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi Ideas

We celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi. (Visit the link for the story of Ganesha). As usual, the deity who says no entry for obstacles has brought with him a deluge of rains, which is no surprise as we are also in…

Puppets Udaipur #HaldighatiRun Vidya Sury
Travel

Udaipur the Venice of the east

Rajasthan is one state I am yet to visit in India, and it is on my priority travel wish list. In fact, we had planned a trip for October since my son has a week off, but had to…

Recipe for Happiness stuffed bull
Humor

Dirt Hurts #TheGreatIndianLitterbug

I love my incredible India with all her beauty, spirit and spirituality. But if there’s one thing that’s a blot on our fabulous landscape, it is the zero regard for littering. I am not proud to admit that people…