An icy encounter – Jokulsarlon glacier

Large chunks of ice, Afloat the gorgeous lagoon, Creating magical shapes, Celebrates different hues. Offspring’s of the Vatnajokull glacier, Ghostly white, black and blue, Beside the lava giants, Wears a blanket grey.   Mesmerized by its beauty, Casted in a special spell, I feel encapsulated in stillness, Flying with the icy winds. The water fresh…

Make the happiness count this children’s day !

Make that happiness count this children’s day! When a mother plays games on her child Her world turns upside down. When a father forgets judgement Her world shatters a little more. Her parents her guide But what when they decide to taker her ride? Her silence screams,bangs closed doors As she sobs on the floor….

Rekyavik – The heart of Iceland

“Welcome to Iceland, you are about the experience the most exciting days of your life,so sit back , relax and enjoy ”  said the cab driver who received us at the airport in Keflavik. The drive was smooth but landscape was rough. There were 900 year lava fields both sides of the roads ending in…

Star kissed black beach in Iceland

    STAR KISSED Soft waves caress the black earth, Crashing on the pebbly beach. The sand swells up with water, Pregnant in love. Just  then the water recedes, To join the ocean vast. Leaving behind parting kisses, For its lover, as it trails back. The soil blushes embracing the love, Weeps quietly and lets…

What’s inside Ganesha’s big belly?

  Known by over 108 names, Ganesha the lord of warding off evils is welcomed in every house in India with a lot of cheer. Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated to mark his birthday with celebrations everywhere. Talking of Ganesha, his very existence is a mystery. There are many myths and stories around him. Like everyone…

Understanding Krishna

My younger one is one curious soul. She has heard all stories in the bhajan “Achyutam keshavam” countless times from either me or my mother in law and every time she has something new to add. Her questions never dry up. And last night to my horror these questions were thrown at me. Why is…

Dance of JOY !

8:00 am,Today: I turn on the radio and while it connects I go to my dresser to comb my hair. The music plays … I feel love.. When I look into your eyes . ( as I happen to look at myself in the mirror ) . I believe.. If you move out from my…

Calling Kindness!

The mother nurses her ailing son, The clouds collide to quench the earth, The seeds sprout birthing green twins, The sun shines on snowy tops, Why do they have to do this? Is it not kind of them to do their part? Where do they get this kindness from? How do they make themselves so…

20 promising tips when travelling with kids aged 5 to 10 yrs.

Oh, I love this, As I write this as I am also packing for my next vacation to Thailand to mark my father’s 60th birthday. While I cannot wait to board, I am equally excited to share these 20 most promising and effective tips to keep in mind while travelling with young children. Food, snacks…

10 ways in which water influences human behaviour!

Sugar or salt,water takes it all … My then 6 yr old was asked to do some experiments with water to understand what floats , sinks or dissolves in water. She took an A4 sheet and started to pen down her observations. While she was only interested in the outcomes and finish her assignment it…