Kolkata : A connoisseur’s paradise

Each place has its own story to tell! Aminia This 1929 established restaurant offers food for soul – Awadhi style biryani. The hot buttery potato cube coupled with juicy chicken on top of piping hot saffron rice has enamored the hearts of Bengalis for a very long time. The other top picks are Mutton RezalaContinue reading “Kolkata : A connoisseur’s paradise”

Atomic Habits :An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

James Clear’s Atomic habits is perhaps one of the most best-selling self-help books. I used to hear often that this is a book which should be read in the 20s, I always smirked at the idea. How wrong I was! This book is a must-read, had I read it earlier I would have probably rectifiedContinue reading “Atomic Habits :An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones”

Cafes of Hyderabad

May I offer you the best beverage joints of Hyderabad? Paaka Organic Paaka Organic is located in Lingamapally – off the roads driving past BHEL. The rustic decor welcomes you with bamboo swings and indoor plants. You can sit here for hours sipping on fresh seasonal fruit juices. Since it’s quite near to the UniversityContinue reading “Cafes of Hyderabad”

Ganesh Chaturthi decoration items

Ganapati or Vinayaka, is the God of new beginnings. He is worshipped as Vighnakartaa and Vighnahartaa. Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated with pomp and grandeur almost in every Hindu household every year. We seek blessings from Ganesha to avert any kind of hindrances and be blessed with prosperity. Here are few items to help with theContinue reading “Ganesh Chaturthi decoration items”

The Chronicler of the Hoogly

A book that took me back to the labyrinth of my roots! Shakti Ghosal has penned down a wonderful book. Astami, Pandemic, Fault lines , and The Chronicler of the Hoogly comprise the four stories in the book. Each story revolves around the repercussions of misdeeds and karma, often transcending over decades. The smooth knittingContinue reading “The Chronicler of the Hoogly”

Books on my Wishlist 2021

Miss Marple and Mystery: The Complete Short Stories Paperback I have the Hercule Poirot collection and this year, I have set my eyes on the Miss Marple collection. It contains short stories all Miss Marple stories along with other independent short stories written by Agatha Christie. Undertow Undertow by Jahnavi Barua is a poignant tale ofContinue reading “Books on my Wishlist 2021”

Unique Rakhi Gifts

Rakhshabandhan is celebrated with much gusto and pomp: Raksha depicts “protection” and bandhan depicts “tying up”. The full moon in the month of Sravana marks this auspicious festival. Usually sisters tie Rakhi to their brothers, promising each other of love, long life and protection for lifetime. This day celebrates sibling- love like nowhere else onContinue reading “Unique Rakhi Gifts”

Sherni

“If you pass through the jungle 100 times, you may spot a tiger once, but the tiger will have seen you 99 times” The dialogue sends a chill through your spine and sets the tone for the movie. Vidya Vincent, played by Vidya Balan, is a divisional Forest Officer entrusted with wildlife conservation in theContinue reading “Sherni”

Rakhi Gifts for Sisters

Here is a quick list to check the exciting gift items you can present your sister on this Rakshabandhan to make your loving sister smile and win the day! Tote bag Lavie bags add to the style quotient without failure. This tote bag is spacious enough to hold all paraphernalia. It also comes with aContinue reading “Rakhi Gifts for Sisters”

Rakhi gifts under 1000

With less than a month to go for Rakshabandhan festival, Team OAC has curated a list of gifts for siblings. The items have been carefully selected keeping in mind that most of these can be purchased for both, brothers and sisters. Indulge on and get trendy gifts for your siblings as we celebrate the festivalContinue reading “Rakhi gifts under 1000”