Thomas Hardy had written "Far from the Madding Crowd" a long time ago long before us, but for us all 2020 was a genuine far from the maddening crowd. Summer 2019 I received a tourist visa to the US, I came to Philly, loved it and had planned to go to Hawaii in 2020, and… Continue reading The best vacation ever: the inner journey of self awareness
It was a beautiful evening with the flashing traffic lights displaying a spectacle like that of fireworks. All the girls were ready waiting for the bus when I reached there. I was 23, pretty in pink, starry eyed, and I was ecstatic at the idea of hiking in the mountains with all my girls.“Hellos to… Continue reading Once upon a sorority tour….
Despite being a non-art person there I was infront of the museum of art in Philadelphia. I know nothing about American history. None. I'm a bit illiterate in this regard. It's a bit understandable given that the Oxford history of India is so large and detailed I could never get the names or dates right.… Continue reading Where “art” thou?
in April two years ago the adventure of a lifetime was the most relaxing way to spend the spring. Though we cannot access travel now but a nostalgia of the beautiful adventures could bring the home-imprisoned world of today some solace and hope. For anyone travelling form outside Turkey, as you fly to Istanbul at… Continue reading Mermaids and waterfalls, fairies and forests
I was so happy and the horse felt good too! I never really had a love for animals. The only main encounter was with rabbits as a child and a very fearsome weasel from which I felt very scared. The other children however we're brave and comfortable enough to hold and play about with it.… Continue reading Horse riding to happiness: finding animal empathy
The most frightening and liberating experience of my entire life. Spread your wings and prepare to fly, for you have become a butterflyMariah carey- butterfly Being a person with a major height phobia and panic issues this was truly a death's well for me. My friends and I had decided to go to the south… Continue reading Flying in the sky – letting go of fear & surrendering to the wind
Anger is Fire, it can burn you. One of the most important things in life is learning how to control your temper. Whether you are a boss or an employee or a millionaire, even a stay at home mom or a student anger affects us all. But the most essential element is to be able… Continue reading How to control your temper