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Thank You 2013

Thank You 2013

Somehow I feel I owe a thank you to all the wonderful people I have met this year, created new bonds whilst staying in the country or travelling. Got to know some good old friends better than before Annnnndddd.. Lost track of some old ones too… It’s always towards the end of the year, I look back and see what I have achieved, things I have learnt, experiences that make me stronger, people that have made me mad.. people who…

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ITV India Slumkid Reporters

ITV India Slumkid Reporters

Sometimes you watch a documentary because you find the subject matter close to your heart and end up thinking of other things that tend to make you realize the hopelessness of the situation. I was watching ITV’s documentary India Slumkid Reporters that shows an extraordinary group of children in Delhi who run their own newspaper talking about the problems faced by street children.Watching the documentary broke my heart – you get to hear both sides of the story, from a 15 year…

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A New Start, Happy Diwali to all

A New Start, Happy Diwali to all

Well a whole month has gone by and I know I have been far too occupied with everything from my son’s exams, my never-ending birthday celebrations followed by Eid indulgences and partying and the pre Diwali merriments. The only way to feel grateful to all the people, that is my family and friends for all the thoughtfulness they have shown to me on my Birthday, before and after is to say a huge Thank You. I would also like to…

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Life in a Moment

Life in a Moment

Times when you stop to think wonder what I am doing, where I am, and what I should be doing or where I should be – all those moments.. to love /to be loved /making the most of your moments together /having a good time… These feelings sometimes, you wish they would just go away however hard you try they stick to you like a dreadful worm even after you wish it wouldn’t… Yes, sometimes we all feel that way…..

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Laugh Until You Cry

Laugh Until You Cry

Life is shorter than it often seems. Sometimes we are only given a few minutes to be with the ones we love, and hundreds of hours to spend thinking of them. Cherish the moments you have with your friends and loved ones, because in one single second they can be taken away from you forever.  

Warm Thoughts on a Cold Day

Warm Thoughts on a Cold Day

Hello People, as you can see I haven’t posted anything for a week now, just been under the weather trying to stay warm and chilling away the time. Everyone seems to be talking about the climate change and updating they status to “what a beautiful weather it is” and not the kind we experience in this part of the world very often. So I am ready to start off with my new day with my hot cuppa and I am…

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Bandi Chhor Divas

Bandi Chhor Divas

Diwali also falls on the same day as Bandi Chhor Divas, a good explanation of this day can be found on : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandi_Chhor_Divas It just seems like yesterday when my son and I were busy buying crackers and lighting up the house last year, time flies so quickly and its already Diwali again… Time to celebrate with family and friends. It is so deep rooted in our culture that no matter where you are in any part of the world,…

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Each Day is a Little Life

Each Day is a Little Life

Mornings They is so much we can say about mornings.. They can be a Good Morning and they can be a not a very Good Morning… Do you believe in the saying that it also depends on from which side of the bed you wake up from.. Well, not to forget they can be all sorts of Adjective mornings too.. like sunny / cold / gloomly / happy / sad / busy / exotic or peaceful (if you are on…

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