Life Lessons – A 22nd Birthday Post! (Part II)

I had started writing this as a single post but it went on too long. You can read Part 1 here. LESSON 12:  It is okay to take a break when you want one. This is the one thing I keep on telling my friend every time we are on the phone. If you feel…

Life Lessons – A 22nd Birthday Post!

“I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 22!!” Yes, I did just start my blog with a quote from Taylor Swift’s 22.I have waited since forever to use this line so don’t judge. Today marks two decades and two years since I started my journey on what we call “Life” and trust me when…

Once Upon A Time: Why the magic faded for me

SPOILER WARNING. WILL CONTAIN REFERENCE TO PAST EPISODES OF ONCE UPON A TIME. Anybody who knows me will know by now what an ardent Disney fan I am. Fairytales and happy endings are my go-to genre whenever I am down and Disney has a way of getting my mood back up. It was a few…

Emerald City (Part 2)

SPOILER ALERT!! THIS POST WILL CONTAIN MAJOR SPOILERS SO BE WARNED I had originally started the previous post Emerald City to talk about what questions I had while watching the show. I then realized that the post would get a bit long so decided to write it in a two-part series. I loved the show and was…

Emerald City (Part 1)

PLEASE NOTE: MAY CONTAIN MINOR SPOILERS FOR EMERALD CITY SEASON ONE. IF YOU DO PLAN ON WATCHING THEN BE CAUTIOUS. I love anything fantasy. I love anything that takes something from the past and changes it to suit a modern, edgier audience. NBC’s Emerald City did just that. Playing on the nostalgia that it brings…

Fall of Giants – Ken Follett (Part 1 of the Century Trilogy)

AN EPIC OF LOVE, HATRED, WAR AND REVOLUTION. Five families are brought together through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution and the struggle for votes for women. FALL OF GIANTS combines richly developed historical detail with fast-moving action and powerful emotion to deliver this absorbing narrative.  Fall of Giants is…

Bloglovin

After months of deliberation I have finally created my account on bloglovin. To be honest, I really do not know what or how to begin with this but here goes. I have seen quiet a few of my fellow bloggers on twitter promoting bloglovin and thought of giving it a try. And here I am…

Starlight

It must have been a little after one in the morning. The lights were out and she listened as everybody in her compartment were asleep. Traveling is hard and they had been traveling for almost the entire evening. She tried falling asleep but couldn’t. It was the first time she traveled out of her city…

The Liebster Award

Hello everybody! How’s it going? Good? That is great to hear. I really do hope you are having wonderful morning/afternoon/evening/night wherever you are. Today, after so long I have been nominated for a blogging award. For those of you who do not know, blogging awards are given by bloggers to other bloggers. These awards can…

Books vs Ebooks : What I would choose and why??

When it comes to reading I have always preferred actual physical books over ebooks. But the question of which is better doesn’t occur to me much as both have proved to be good reading tools. It just depends on the time and situation. When I was growing up we didn’t have ebooks yet. It was…

As the Crow Flies – Jeffrey Archer

Charlie’s progress from the teeming streets of Whitechapel to the elegance of Chelsea Terrace is only a few miles as the crow flies, but his actual journey takes him much longer. A story of love, ambition and revenge through the triumphs and disasters of the century.  I remember receiving this book as a birthday present…

Why read?

I was introduced to reading at very young age. I remember we had this set of hardback children’s books that my mother would read to my brother and I. Because my mother loved to read we always had a neverending supply of books in the house. Other children grew up with toys around them, I…