Tag Archives: fun

The confession


Last month, we had to go to a friend’s home for a house warming party.  My son was going down to play with his friends and I told him that he had to be back by 6 pm, so that … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Cow couture


Many, many years ago, when I was probably seven or eight, we were visiting my grandmom, who lived on a small hillock. My grandmom’s house was the third house from the right, in a long row of around 12 houses. … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Of piggybacks and a sack of salt


If you are an aunt or uncle, a grandma or grandpa, an older cousin or a mom or dad to young kids, you must have, at some point in time, belonged to the Piggyback Club. I still remember being given … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

The little boy in the school bus


This weekend, I met a boy who used to  take the same school bus to school as my son did.       Courtesy – http://www.clipartpanda.com I was so happy to see him. He has grown into a smart boy of ten. … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Mind the Gap


I was reading an article this morning about the London Underground or Tube, and a funny incident came to mind. A long time ago, more than fifteen years ago, I used to work in London.  It was my first trip … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Slow on the uptake


I am out for lunch with my friends. We are a noisy bunch, as we tuck-in to yummy food and girly gossip. Just before we say our byes, one of my friends and I visit the powder room. I wash … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Candy fight


Last weekend, my husband and I had gone out to lunch at an Indian restaurant in our neighbourhood. In most Indian restaurants, sugar-coated fennel seeds, cumin seeds and sugar candy are usually served after lunch, as mouth fresheners.  As I … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Sibling banter


Last night, we wound up after what was a very long day for all of us. I sat with the kids, listening to their friendly sibling banter, my mind focused on my ‘Things to do list’. Only a few things … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Point of view on a lazy evening


It is evening, around 6 pm. I drag my easy-chair out, to the balcony. Pinkish golden clouds are flirting with the Sun, as he bids adieu for the day. The birds in the trees nearby are chirping loudly, catching up … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Switch on – Switch off


Recently, one of my friends moved to a new apartment. Her apartment was on the fourteenth floor. Another mutual friend lives about half a kilometer from this friend’s house. Her home is also on the fourteenth floor. When they each … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday moments | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments