Let ‘She’ be her own ‘Court’ & ‘Verdict’

“No one gives a damn about women in this world? So what do we do now?” “Perverts and accused rapist of this nation should thank their stars that India is not Iran, Iraq or Saudi where justice is served quick by public beheadings. That would have been much nicer for womans of this nation; OR…

Shushi! Going Out of My Comfort Zone

“I-I-I-I feel something so right doing the wrong thing, I-I-I-I feel something so wrong doing the right thing, I couldn’t lie, couldn’t lie, couldn’t lie, Everything that kills me makes me feel alive” Today on my way to work, when Ryan Tedder sang in to my ears i couldn’t help but reminisce meeting my only…

#Anthropophobia the Phobia of Blushing

via Daily Prompt: Blush If i told you i suffer from #blushing-phobia, would you believe me? Only a word like #Blushing can kick me out of my cliche excuses of work life c##p to switch on my laptop and share my weirdest blushing story. And yes my blushing story is now-where near to being even…

Does Hair Defines Women’s Beauty ?

Women’s liberation will not be achieved until a woman can become paunchy and bald and still think she’s attractive to the opposite sex. -Earl Wilson No you don’t have to go that extreme but sadly as women, we do have ridiculous measure of women’s beauty. Young girls from a tender age are fed with the…

A Thousand Splendid Suns

“One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs or the Thousand Splendid Suns that hide behind her walls” -Saib-e-Tabrizi A popular website running an article on books that made for #GoodReads, compelled me to choose ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’; authored by Afghan-American writer Khaled Hossein as a introductory book under #Namu’sReadingList. This books talks about…

#1 – One-on-One with Me in 20Qs

A big shout out to HungryDai as he has been kind enough to let me re-create the same post for my blog (go checkout his awesome blog and show him so love).  The idea of letting the blogger form one-on-one bond with the readers caught my fancy, hence re-creating my set of 20Qs. Read on if you…

Unrecognized Land of Melanin Goddesses (2 minutes read)

George Bernard Shaw, a world renowned playwright was once approached by a seductive young actress who cooed him in his ear; ‘Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we got married and had a child with my beauty and your brains?’ Bernard Shaw who was hardly a handsome man replied; ‘My dear, that would be wonderful indeed,…

Day 4/Part 2 – Raja’s Seat, Madikeri Fort etc. Coorg

Our second last day in Coorg began with memorable outing at Dubare Elephant camp and rest of day covered the sight seeing in and around the main town of Madikeri and shopping of souvenirs. Popular sight seeing spots here are Raja’s Seat (The King’s Throne), Madikeri fort and museum and Omkareshwar temple. A visit to Madikeri fort…

Day 4/Part 1 – Dubare Elephant Camp, Coorg

Priority on day 4 (our second last day in Coorg) was to have a relaxed outing in and around the main town. Dubare Elephant Camp was an exception though. Technically this was second attempt at visiting the Camp. Dubare was on our second day itinerary, but we had to return back from Dubare as there…

Day 3/Part 2 – Irrpu Falls, Coorg

After our successful Nagarhole Jungle Safari , other schedule for the day included visit to Irrpu Waterfalls, Irrpu Temple, famous Bhagamandala Temple and Talacauvery (birth place of river Cauvery) later in the day. Irrpu waterfalls was the personally my favorite highlight of that day, simply because we were the first once to reach there and have…

Day 3/Part 1 – Nagarhole Jungle Safari, Coorg

Day 3 itinerary was pretty intense as it started before the break of dawn at 3.45 a.m with first visit to Nagarhole Jungle Safari. We were just in time for this jungle safari. In India, jungle safaris are shut down during monsoon period (15th June to 30th September tentatively), which is precisely why we were unknowingly…

Day 2 – Nisargadhama, Namdroling Monastery, Coorg

So this was day 2. After an unsuccessful visit to Dubare Elephant camp (which we postponed to day 4), we made up for it by visit to Namdroling monastery, Nisargdhama (The Bamboo Park) and indulging in some impromptu river rafting adventure. I always believed that Buddhist monasteries are in north India (am not the only…