A letter to my Father

Dear Papa,

Happy Fathers’ Day!

I know being a father is no easy task, especially to a daughter as handful as I am. So what better than today to take a minute or two to say thank you for being a great father.

Five Simple Tips for Radiant Skin

For over 3000 years, the ancient science of Ayurveda has been a way of life. It is a holistic approach which emphasizes on the prevention of diseases rather than its cure. Ayurveda helps create an environment to eliminate all toxic imbalances from the body and attain good health.

An Ayurvedic skin care regime has no harmful side effects unlike the various cosmetic facials available in the market today. Listed below are five simple tips to achieve a more radiant skin.

Breath of Fresh Air

I am not entirely sure what woke me up. Perhaps it is the persistent ringing of my cell phone. It could also be the midday sun shining fiercely on my face. I do not know. What I do know is that my head feels as though it is being repeatedly hit by a biscuit tin.         

Eyes still closed, I reach out to switch off my cell phone only to find myself on the floor. The thought, “Where am I?” takes shape in my barely functioning brain. I long for someone to turn off the sun. With an effort of mammoth proportion I finally manage to open my eyes. It takes some time for my vision to get adjusted to the light.

The last wedding

Image Credit: Marry Me Weddings

For my family, 2015 will forever go down in history as the year of the weddings. After an interlude of seven years since the first wedding of the new generation, for some unfathomable reason three of my cousins (and not to mention a second cousin) had chosen this very year to tie the knot.

A lot extra for a little more

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You have probably heard of Sheela Aunty. You haven’t eh? Arrey, Sheela Aunty, your “friendly” neighbor who has a complaint an opinion about everyone and everything under the sun. Nothing is ever good enough for her. The steaming plate of bhajjis you rustle up for her unexpected visit is either too spicy or not spicy enough. She thinks your hair is either too curly or too straight and she has a remedy for both. And not to forget that saree you bought your mom last week, of course, she could get you a much better deal. Yes, that Sheela Aunty!