Butter times

What to say When words do not play Block, blues or a summer day Days do not matter If the mind is full of chatter Tapping keys Silences the gutter Picking the platter I wonder Whether it is time Butter my bread and make it better.

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Happy New Year!Se Feliz!

Hola everyone, a sparkling New Year is upon us. Let us welcome each day with love and by being more present in our actions. Apply this as a process rather than a goal, as any action sowed with love and consciousness will only reap in sweetness. Here’s a drumroll of cheer and love to get […]

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Letras de mi Corazon : Part 5 – Margaritas

THREE breakfasts in one journey was the first of many events in this memory studded vacation.  Our flight from Rio with Copa airlines was around three in the morning, coupled with a two hour transit in Panama, we landed after mid-day in Mexico. Budget wise, this was the most expensive internal flight (USD 898.50 per […]

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Letras de mi Corazon – Part 3 : Samba

I understand it’s been a while since the earlier post….but that was intentional in view of recent events in my beloved Mexico and Cuba. But the show must go on…and nothing should stop you from making that trip there. But first, get your samba groove on and let’s go to Rio – known to locals […]

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Letras de mi Corazon – Part 2 : A Man, A Plan, Panama

I have no idea why but papa used to say this a lot when we were growing up – something about it being a palindrome and the sequence of characters reads the same backwards and forward. Well, enough about Panama, we were making a plan. Broadly – the route was KL (Dubai) Rio – Mexico […]

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Letras de mi Corazon – Part 1: Vivir Mi Vida

EIGHT months later and most mornings evolve in a similar dance. I walk towards the kitchen in search of much needed coffee. As my eyes open with each step, it catches glimpses of the pink and teal coloured statue of Christ the Redeemer, mustard yellow signage shouting out ‘I Love Cuba’ resting against the kitchen […]

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March Pass

EVER wondered how some people take their march passes so seriously that they maintain similar decorum even after leaving the field/parade? I am referring to our comrades who march pass us without a smile…a friendly nod. I smile to myself when I cross paths with such people and consider slipping them a memo telling them […]

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Happy New Year 2015!

A new start…a new dance…a new beginning. The first of many new journeys.  Make each step a happy one… Wishing each and every one of you a  sparkling 2015! Have a dazzling year…festival style!

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Confessions…

As I was walking through the salad counter, my thoughts drifted to an honest but unsettling topic….confessions. I paused at this thought for some time and opting for amusement, I wondered what some of my food choices would confess to me. Apples Hey gorgeous…heard of the saying ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’. […]

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