One of my favorite pastimes in yesteryears was watching, and occassionally photographing, men at work. People at work, in all their sincerity, with all their skills and passions on display, is a sight to behold, and is a sight of hope for humanity. Here are some snaps I have captured in those years. There's something … Continue reading Men at work…
Located right in the heart of South Africa's wine district, Bonnievale Wines is a great and friendly destination to sample and taste their award-winning collection of wines. On a good day, they would be happy to let you have a walk around their winery and give you a guided tour too! And if you are … Continue reading Bonnievale Wines – a beautiful winery and great wine tasting!
Thanks Google for the reminder to India, to vote!
Those of you who know me, know my love for genuine leather. Besides the usual belts and wallets, for the last several years, I have used leather journals and you can read about them here. I recently came across another company called Urby which makes genuine leather items, and promptly ordered - they only sell … Continue reading Urby leather passport holder – a review
We ended up visiting the school, pretty much the only one we knew until we chose schools for our kids, where we had spent 12+ years of our childhood! We attended the Republic day function of the school, and this brought back a tsunami of old memories! Nostalgia and a fond recollection of the fun-filled … Continue reading Happy Republic Day! From my alma mater!
Wishing everybody a very merry Christmas and a great year ahead! Stay blessed!
This is a first hand review of the beautiful, and rugged, journals from Innovative Journaling, erstwhile Renaissance Art, after several years of ownership and daily usage! Those of you who know me, know my love for genuine leather. For the last several years, this book has been my go-to journal cum notebook and stays with … Continue reading Innovative Journaling – ‘journals for a lifetime’ -review
It so happens that we like visiting a temple on our special occasions. Hence we end up often at Iskcon temple on our birthdays, and anniversaries, and those of our kids' too! On this occasion we landed there at 12:30, right in time for the Rajbhog Aarti. Enjoyed the Aarti and the temple then closed … Continue reading ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs
We had guests at our home for dinner. And the TV played the Motilal Oswal ad, “When you focus on one thing, you master it”. The discussion veered towards how, when doing one thing day-in and day-out, you keep getting better at it. Whether it is typing on a laptop, using Excel formulae, or having … Continue reading How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks
A poem by a 5th grade guest author - Tanvee! 🙂