Last week I had taken a short break for Christmas in a lovely resort in Kolkata. One morning, sitting in a comfy lounge chair under warm morning sun, I was reading Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah (a gripping tale set in the background of 900-days siege of Leningrad during World War II). Suddenly out of … Continue reading Carpe Diem!
When you fall..#Resilience
Life is a highway
Life is like a highway. Irrespective of how fast we run, there always be people ahead of us. Irrespective of how slow we run, there always be people behind us. It's pointless competing with others on a highway Compete we must, but with self, not others!
Delightful experience in a Government Hospital
Yellow Fever Vaccine I begin my much awaited journey to Savannah of Kenya in few hours. I cannot but start this journey without writing my experience in Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai. As I went about planning this solo trip over the last couple of months, the only thing that bothered me was the Yellow Fever … Continue reading Delightful experience in a Government Hospital
My love hate relationship with Indigo Airlines
I wrote this a couple of days back while flying Indigo. Even as I appreciate several things, I continue to wish few things were different. What I love? 1. Smooth ride and landing even in turbulent weather. I am impressed by the way Indigo pilots land the flights despite strong winds and heavy downpour in … Continue reading My love hate relationship with Indigo Airlines
Courage is about faith in self, ability to act from conviction even when no one believes in you. #personal leadership
Life is a lonely journey
In moments of joy, we raise a toast and celebrate with others; But the intoxicating high is ours. When life strews our path with thorns , others walk by us, consoling us; But, Its our feet that bleed, none can share it. In moments of dark despair, others can give a shoulder to lean on; … Continue reading Life is a lonely journey
Oh dear, how we miss the bygone days
Last week, on my way to office, I heard Arijit Singh’s song “Nashe si chad gayi oye” (I am intoxicated.…) I had heard this song before in parties; somehow it didn't stick. That morning, I don’t know what happened, but the carefree energy and passion of the song gripped me. It kept playing in my … Continue reading Oh dear, how we miss the bygone days
Couple of things have triggered me to write this blog. In few weeks I would complete two years of living in Mumbai, away from my family. More importantly, I experienced the real rainy day of Mumbai on 29 August (300 mm rain in few hours). It is almost akin to rites of passage, a test … Continue reading Mumbai Sojourn