#TheBlindList

The curious case of my Blind Date on a family trip!

A colonial cottage cocooned in salubrious surroundings nestled amidst rolling mountains, a gentle breeze ruffling the azure waters of a nearby lake, drops of dew rolling down the waxy foliage,a window with no bars that open to these scenes and my tired palms wrapping around a warm mug of hot chocolate savouring the paradise beneath …

Mobiistar

My tryst with Selfie-Star called Mobiistar : New Smartphone range in India

Photography is a big part of family travels. The memories that are created in these journeys are precious and priceless. And the last thing one wants is missing oneself in these captured family moments by being on the other side of the lens as the photographer! Thanks to the concept of ‘Selfies’ and amazing innovation …

Bhangarh Fort

Trip to Bhangarh with BoseQC35 II : A Travel Story of Ruins, Fear and Sounds

‘Haunted’, claimed all… ‘We could hear weird voices and noises’, said some, while a handful vouched there was nothing really spooky about the place! These were some of the reactions from friends when they got to know about our trip!!! 21 December 2005 I vividly remember the day of our visit to the Most Haunted …

FRI : Central Courtyard

Forest Research Institute’s Architecture – A Photo Tour

The one monumental and prestigious institute that has been synonymous with Dehradun for over a century now, has to be the massive colonial Forest Research Institute.  I personally believe this is the only place that has not changed much, post my very first visit to the Doon valley a couple of decades back. Thanks to …

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‘Cashify’ eases the workload of not just people on Earth but celestial beings, too!

Disclaimer: All characters and incidents in this blog post are co-incidental and fictional. I can’t help if you are offended though there is nothing in this write-up that is offensive. Most of the works of fiction start with a disclaimer, so thought will give one  :p  One night after unsuccessful attempts at disposing of my …

Demons of Atmos – The Final Fall

Disclaimer: This story isn’t for the faint-hearted. All characters and places are intentionally not coincidental. It is a longgggggg story, so grab a cuppa and make yourself comfortable before you read on. Prologue September 2017, Delhi The blue sky was suddenly hijacked by dark grey monsters, engulfing whatever and whomsoever came in their stride. At …

My Tryst with Colour BOTS called Berger Express Painting!

Change is the only constant. More so, in the lives of a military family! Having shifted six houses in the last 30 months across three different terrains and states, I share a special bond with the statement – ‘Getting my house painted’. A Flashback My first tryst with this statement was exactly 14 years back when …