Monthly Archives: July 2010

Saturday drenched in Rains

10.30am I was slept peacefully when my Boss knocked me up “rudely”- with a mug of coffee in his hand.. for me ūüėÄ I wanted to sleep a little longer. So had arranged for duplicate keys for him to go … Continue reading

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Very much around

Just being a little lazy.. Went in for a medical check- up- all’s well.. One of my friends had visited me last weekend.. I happen to dig out yet another one; today on FB.. Will be around soon enough.. ‘Till … Continue reading

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Toasted Cheese Sandwich

The 1st thing and the foremost thing that you would need is TAWA- Girdle. Ingredients 2 slices of bread Small boiled potato Onion¬†chopping- quantity as per taste Oregano Salt to taste Cheese Cube/slice Preparation Freeze the cubes before grating them … Continue reading

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Jewel Mine

Ingredients Vanilla Ice- Cream- 3 scoops A packet of cherry pieces Strawberry Syrup (try nirula‚Äôs) Britannia Cakes Fruits- Red Grapes, Gooseberry Cape or golden berry (rasbhari in hindi), Kiwi Pieces, Pine- apple cubes To prepare a Single serving Bowl Lay … Continue reading

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Jewel Park

Ingredients Vanilla Ice- Cream- 3 scoops A packet of Jems & or cherry pieces Chocolate or Strawberry Syrup (try nirula‚Äôs) Cream Wafers To prepare a Single serving Bowl Freeze the Gems pack overnight & crush them lightly while in the … Continue reading

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Yellow Rice

Ingredients 3 cups boiled Rice- cooled 1 big Onion sliced coasely 1 Big Potato chipped long 1 spoon Cooking Oil 6 pinches Turmeric 30 Curry Leaves 10 Mustard seeds Salt to Taste To prepare a Single serving Big Bowl Heat … Continue reading

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Rajma- Indian Kidney Bean Curry

Ingredients Kidney Beans- 3 cups (serves 4- 5) Oil- 1/3 cup Water enough to cover the beans for Pressure Cook- 4- 5 cups Haldi (Turmeric) for colour Namak (Salt) to taste 4 Medium sized Onion- Paste 50gms Ginger- Paste 50gms … Continue reading

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A few tips that I follow

I eat colored chapattis (Indian Bread) now Clean the veggies, put them in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle or 20 mins. No water is required on sim flame for leaves to boil. Blend them (in a blender or mixer) … Continue reading

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Exceeding Expections

One minister harps upon speaking in Marathi even in foreign delegations with Interpretors at side. Reason- to “promote” the language.. Where are we all heading toward? Rupee has a new sign.. ummm wow!! Wait, my computer keyboard doesn’t have this … Continue reading

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Help me understand-

Is that an Image of Eagle (In Alaska)? Or an Image of an Eagle (the bird)? Or the Image of an Alaskan Eagle found in Alaska? Usually, when they refer to the number of house- holds, they put up pics … Continue reading

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Census: House- wife = Beggars

Read below an article in HT about the discrimination “awarded” to Indian housewives- HOMEMAKERS. No wonder the Census survey was so biased about women. It seems we still are in 18th century and completely immersed in Ignorance. I fail to … Continue reading

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Doctor doctor, help..!!

6.30pm I had come home and headed straight to wash and change. Not because that’s what I usually do; but because I had stripped and wrapped a white sheet, for her to examine me. OMG..!! It’s been winding since early … Continue reading

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Change- over..

Of my school, residence, locality, friends.. wait, were there any? When in 6th, our school was to perform in National School for Scouts and Guides on 12th August- only a day after my birthday. In 7th standard; that happened to … Continue reading

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Dark Fantasy

Usually, I stay contented. Infact, I don’t lust; I am far from that. However, every once in a while, my state of being does get tilted. Since that happens once in 12 months; I don’t feel so guilty. It’s been … Continue reading

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Tribute to Trolls

Source- Hindustan Times- Brunch, 18th July, 2010

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Void Blossoming on Me

8th June, 1988- Wedneday. Evening: Dad had already carried his violin and his few other belongings with him, a few days back. The Green and Yellow double- sided¬†bedsheet, a small knife and his clothes. He had called me and enquired … Continue reading

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Frogs’ Day Out

As In?? It poured last evening at 5. And again early morning till dawn. It’s still drizzling at 11am. Then, shouldn’t that be summed up to a beautiful weather? Yes, that; and this too. The frogs are partying singing their … Continue reading

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Indira's Rare Pics

This mail was sent to me a few weeks back by Superna Priyadarshini- Ruby’s youngest sister. Enjoy the rare pics..

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Child welfare- My A*se

I have been wanting to file a PIL- Public Interest Litigation against Bigamy for sometime now. Please refer my earlier post on Judicial¬†Discrimination¬†about¬†Bigamy Humor within the Law:¬†Bigamy is “non-cognizable”, “bailable” and “compoundable”¬†(and yet, an)¬†offence. In simpler words: No one else … Continue reading

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Vacuum growing in Me..

Doorbell rang,¬†Dad had been missing for weeks now; Masi and Mesho had appeared instead. I was sent out of the house just then. I had kept standing with Mona at the Park for 4 hours. I could as if understand … Continue reading

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My Happy Days were over

My giggling, chirping days were soon over. They were halted quite abruptly. I had as if grown up suddenly. I could read and understand things. Minutely. I had started to brood. I would often sit and ponder upon mom’s falling … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning

It is rather weird that the 1st time I “WROTE” (in a handwriting competition when in 4th standard); it was about Pigeons. It was a Pigeon story that I had traslated in English; I had read that a year back … Continue reading

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Childhood Pics- II

Previous- Childhood Pics-¬†I That old lady on the cot is “Dotto Masima”- as mom addressed her. Now you know- how well I have remembered my early childhood days. We had shifted from Lakshmi Nagar to Kalyanvas when I was admitted … Continue reading

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My early childhood memories

Previous- Shaping up my Mind-¬†III You wouldn’t believe that I still do remember my early childhood days spent in Lakshmi Nagar. That was before I started going to school.. What was my age then?? Often sitting at the entrance of … Continue reading

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Childhood Pics- I

Previous- My early childhood¬†memories I was fond of wearing saris. That was my sari. Uncle bought that for me from his village . I had two of those cotton ones. Mom had cut- up her own silk sari confirming my … Continue reading

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We all Love to Write

I have wanted to write this for sometime. Was not sure of how to initiate and so is delayed. But you didn‚Äôt know that.. Did you ūüėČ Ever since I have started to write in my Blog, I am being … Continue reading

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Shaping of my Mind- II

Previous- Shaping up my Mind-¬†I B-4/F-2   Mom had felt uncomfortable staying at the 3rd floor. It hurt her. She felt unfit even after 5 years of her cesarean operation. We had shifted to a 1st floor in the next … Continue reading

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Shaping up my Mind- I

Previous-¬†Scars of Early Mishaps- II B-3/T-1 Our Weston B/W TV was bought in 1982; The Godrej refrigerator too. Sumeet Mixer was also bought. I had only reached home when mom had made the Engineer give the Instructions again; she had … Continue reading

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I am touched

I moved around the house to see which pots had gone dry. I noticed a pigeon hopping over a pot. They keep nipping at the young leaves till the whole plant is gone. Their perching ruins the entire plant. I … Continue reading

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Shaping up my Mind- III

Previous- Shaping up my Mind- II Mom often called in my friends around- Nimphiya, Deepu and Sonia for evening parties. Bread- rolls, Stuffed savories and other sweets that she made at home used to be the menu of the evening. … Continue reading

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Was that an.. Affair?

30th April- 2006 The last day of my having set foot in Convergys, when I had gone to seek the last of the signatures, (FNF), just as I was about to walkout of the card swiping area at 0 level; … Continue reading

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Divine Blessings

I was happy, and I still am. Reason: I had prepared a stuffed potato parantha (pancake), and the dough had a light mix of Ragi flour, I guess. I loved the texture while rolling and the color of that while … Continue reading

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Amputated finally- Homeless Again!!

Previous- Fresh stabs on my bleeding¬†wounds I had grown severely tired of constantly being criticized over every possible thing. My eating of cream biscuits or Maggi or even rice; all of those were looked down upon. Anytime I had bought … Continue reading

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Blessed state of the PV Residents

Palam Vihar, Gurgaon Electricity Department To call and ask for the untimely power-cuts that is so usual, call- up at: +91 7827288906 till 9 SatNarayan- Supervisor- +91 95609 94105 Head/Incharge- Mr. Saxena- +91 9810370448 All through summers, Palam Vihar have … Continue reading

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Soggy Sunday

It was wet and soggy all around. The birds didn‚Äôt chirp. Only 7.30 in the morning; what had made me wake up so early? The frogs are happily croaking around. That can be heard even with the a/c unit switched … Continue reading

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Mind

Its Friday and am loving every second of it..!! It rained heavy yesterday, making the weather beautiful. It stormed, poured and everything else, that Rains should be like. I had wrapped up my Work somewhat early. I had sat browsing … Continue reading

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Fresh stabs on my bleeding wounds

Previous- Brewing¬†Inquietude I had planned to go over to Ruby‚Äôs place for my Birthday celebrations; since, I had not wanted any show- down like my 1st Anniversary. Week- off had coincided with my birthday. Incidentally, we had gone out for … Continue reading

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Mismatched Mannerisms of my Marital Abode

Previous- Life after My¬†Marriage It‚Äôs without any pun that I have addressed her as Lady P; even though, all she had ever talked about was Periods and Pregnancy. We were invited for lunch, after our wedding, at Pink Town Houses- … Continue reading

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