My first visit to Bangalore: visiting Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple #80

Last month(coincidentally last year) I happened to travel to Bangalore with my family. It was a short trip for 2 days. My family is not at all into travelling so I didn’t have much expectation from the 2 days’ trip. The first day I had to accompany my parents and didn’t have any time left […]

A Day in an adventure park #79

I don’t remember a time when I was excited about adventure and human interaction for the whole day. Everyday I go to office, do my work, come back home, spend a couple of hours on internet and go to sleep. Oh and I talk to mom over phone for some time. Mostly I like to […]

The Independence Day #69

Till my high school days Independence Day was more than a holiday to me. It was more than those 2-3 patriotic songs being played in loop for the whole day. ” Don’t even think about staying at home tomorrow. I will take the attendance for sure. ” -my class teacher used to say this  every […]

Festivals Then vs. Now #62

It was the last day of Durga Puja and I can’t get over the festive mood. Now I wonder how it used to be like just 2 years back and what it has become now. The morning routine During this time of the year, I used to haveĀ  one-month-long holiday in school followed by final […]

What make me less Bengali #60

Background: I’m a Bengali living far away from my near and dear ones for the sake of my job. That “far away” is still in India but this part of the country barely has any similarity in culture, language, food habits with my background. This is Hyderabad, my current “not”-home. Bengalis are known for their […]

Dear Daddy… #47

“It’s a girl”- the doctor said and handed me over to him. I wish, I remembered his first expression. It’s weird that we don’t remember seeing our mom and dad for the first time. Anyway, I heard this later that dad saw me before mom. Maybe that’s why I have a whole different level of […]

The return gift #42

* First homecoming after getting a job * -What do you want for this Diwali, mom? ~ Nothing dear. You have already spent so much. No need to buy anything for me now. -No,mom! You have to tell me one thing. You know I will buy something no matter what you say. ~Okay! We’ll see. […]

For the one up in the stars! #40

4th February is World Cancer Day. This day is observed to raise awareness about cancer, it treatment and to encourage methods of prevention. This story is one from my heart dedicated to my grandpa who lost his battle againt cancer in 2015.

Best Valentine’s Day of my life #3

I wish every single day of my life was as beautiful as today was. It seems that my heart is pumping happiness to my body instead of blood! I am so contented that not even a single cell of my body has complaint about life. The reason behind my happiness is after a long time […]

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