Between Bertram’s And Radisson

Sipping a strong cup of coffee in a comfy cozy Radisson bed and curling up with a Christie mystery about a murder At Bertram’s Hotel. Don’t you just love being in hotels? Luxuriously have a new feeling everyday. Miss Marple goes to London, to Bertram’s Hotel. She stayed there as a girl and was charmed by the atmosphere and place. Now she’s back in this … Continue reading Between Bertram’s And Radisson

Of Color, Philosophy And Krishna

I don’t know if god exists or not. Nevertheless, I treat Mahabharata as a piece of literature where Krishna is my favorite character! May be its because there is a dynamic person talking about philosophy in such colorful manner! With his signature yellow and the peacock feather, he imparts vast knowledge to us. But it’s not that easy to interpret The Gita. Devdutt Pattanaik, with his … Continue reading Of Color, Philosophy And Krishna

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Literature has given us much more than just sheer joy and reduced stress levels – It has given us some unforgettable meal ideas! For instance, it would be hard to think about Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland without reminiscing on tea time! By far the most famous meal of Alice’s adventures, is the Mad Hatter’s tea party. Although, the tea party comes across as madcap chaos, Carroll’s absurd imagination … Continue reading Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Delhi Moments – Daryaganj Sunday Book Bazaar

Daryaganj is a flea market, but it offers much more than just leftovers. On the visual level, the bazaar is everything but dazzling. Every Sunday the book merchants lay out mats – or whatever material they happen to have – straight on the pavements, between small shops, the busy street, and the small streams of dirt that flow along the roads.     Most assemble … Continue reading Delhi Moments – Daryaganj Sunday Book Bazaar

Review: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

I felt sad when this book ended. I wanted to follow Theo to the end and know everything he did after the pages stopped. The plot, the characters, the pacing, the tone and all the other little details – all of it were sorted into place. And I love how she covered the location descriptions – the Upper West Side, then Vegas, then Lower East … Continue reading Review: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Missing Out On Literary Places

Hello everyone! My social media feeds have been overwhelmed by my friends and colleagues mourning the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral these past four days. And when I read about it, I was scared that we would lose Notre Dame. The closest I have come to the magnificent piece of architecture is when I was reading The Hunchback of Notre Dame. And I don’t want to see … Continue reading Missing Out On Literary Places

Sundaying. Beaching. Reading. Journaling.

Sundaying. Beaching. Reading. Journaling. All of these are forms of getting away from a busy hectic everyday schedule. Imagine having all of it together. Here I am with my toes in the sand, getting into the jazz age with Fitzgerald. Side by side, I was journaling in my pretty white journal about my imaginary life in different cities! (Well that’s a whole different thing that … Continue reading Sundaying. Beaching. Reading. Journaling.