Everyday Adventures- II

Living in Shimla, the famous North Indian hill station, comes with challenges. Sure, we are living in the lap of nature, amongst majestic mountains. Yes, the weather is wonderful throughout the year. Of course, the pace of life is incredibly leisurely. And to get from one place to another, you must be ready to walk.… Continue reading Everyday Adventures- II

Making a Mango Whistle-A Book Review

Book: Making a Mango Whistle Genre: Young Adult Author: Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay Publisher: Penguin – Puffin Classics Which is a better phase of life than childhood? Don’t we all wish we could go back to being carefree children, knowing nothing but play and exploring the world around us? “Making a Mango Whistle” by Bibhutibhushan Bandhyopadhyay is… Continue reading Making a Mango Whistle-A Book Review

Everyday Adventures

What felt like a chore actually turned out to be an adventure. A few mornings ago I had to take my daughter to the dentist. The day was cold, the skies were grey and it was raining. It made the winter day look even more uninviting. Well, we started and took the local bus. The… Continue reading Everyday Adventures

Art on the Street

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Wall Art

Improving the aesthetics of the Mall Road in Shimla (India), is this wall art. It attracts the attention of the passers by, hundreds of which are tourists in this popular North Indian hill station.

The road is flanked by a swank row of shops on the other side. Art like this, at intervals on this road entices the eye away from the restaurants and the showrooms.