Just when we had finished tasting the various kinds of teas, bitter as they were, my sons’ eyes fell on the gleaming shelf filled with gourmet chocolates manned by a good looking lad behind the desk. Ahoy! The father was convinced by their cute puppy faces and they rushed in to taste the Caramel chocolate … More The chocolate tasting experience
Tea is something that colonisation brought to us. Originally, we all had secret herbal extract recipes that our grandmas passed on to us, which is what we used to have as ‘teas’. However, over the last couple of centuries we have all converted to the light brown sugar filled concoction that makes us happy. It … More Tea Tasting in Lanka
Dear Shri Krishna, Thankyou is a very limited word in the English language for what I feel for all that You have given me. The situation you have put me in to be exploring your divine verses in the Gita, is the only reason why I am here today, saying this to you. Anugraham. You … More Gita, and Krishna
Just another day at our house… Sarang: When you look at the Sun directly, your eyes see blue colour. Why is that? Kedar: Duh! Same reason why the sky is blue! Me: No, the sky doesn’t actually have a colour, it is reflection of water. Father and first son scream their guts out, blowing on … More A normal day in the Rajgopaul household…
Dubai’s white, cool, sparkling-clean sands (almost always) screamed at me each time I stepped out – dig in, they said. This one time (the only time I braved a walk with a pair of hawai chappals) in DSO, the thought entered my quirky head – the distance is, mathematically speaking, shorter if we crossed the … More My self-curated desert safari experience
Clean roads beautifully laid never to be dug up again for faulty electrical cables or new fiber optic lines, excellent public transport system that keeps time and actually adheres to road rules as against being a bunch of vehicles run by narcisstic mcps who cant get it off elsewhere, relaxed people walking around minding their … More Dubai for me
Surge of plastic. Bowls. Boxes. Satchets. Ziplocks. Carry bags. In school, we were all taught consumerism. Was it just for the coming economics exam? Acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts is consumerism. Our minds and bodies seem to accelerate during october-november owing to navarathri and deepavali. Can we all pull the reins for … More Navarathri approaches. A nightmare for us green warriors!