“He Loves Me More!”

  Growing up with a sister with competitive traits, I always found myself trying to prove the smallest things to her. One particular and beautiful childhood memory I have is trying to compete for my father’s love. Whenever we fought, our arguments always led to one outrageous scream from either of us: “at least dad…

Happiness: A Cliché

Photo Source: Click Here Growing up as an Indian and coming from a predominantly conservative family, my siblings and I were always taught to share and spread the good in this world. If you asked any of my siblings what they wanted to be when they grow up or what they wished to accomplish, each of…

STOP!

A few days back, as I was waiting at a traffic light in Southall, I looked around my surroundings and noticed that the crowd of people rushing to and from were all stopped at these lights. Within this short time period, I realized even while we were stopped, we looked as if we were moving;…

An Unbreakable Bond

  Type of bracelets that sisters would tie on a brother’s wrist. Source for picture: S kaushik (Click here) All festivals and holidays hold some significance or token of faith in our lives. These celebrations bring us closer to our loved ones, may it be friends or family members. Such is the celebration of Raksha…

The Beauty Within

Source: Waqas Aftab Photography  Hello my lovely readers! Welcome back to my blog. I had a chance to interview a brilliant photographer, Waqas Aftab. He shares his passion for photography. I really enjoy his work, and I thought I should take a small break (from blogging about India) and write about his passion for photography.…

An Old Love Story

Source for picture: Click here  “When are you going to build me a Taj Mahal? Learn a thing or two from the great Shah Jahan,” my mother would declare when my father would annoy or tease her. Growing up, I’ve probably heard this phrase more than a hundred times. Hearing my mother, aunts or older…

Bangles, anyone?

Bangles anyone? Bangles (Churiyaan) are special ornaments that are worn in many wonderful occasions. Bangles are used to bring shine to the dress of the occasion. Churiyaans are usually worn with Indian clothes, also known as salwaar kameez. Now as you know, salwaar kameez isn’t just any dress. It is a well embroidered piece of…