Hyderabad Ramzan Food walk

During the Holy month of Ramadaan, each sunset beholds the Hyderabadis thronging towards the Old City lanes. Gastronomes, who dream of perfect kebabs and mutton haleem, clutter near Charminar area, the de facto centre of Hyderabadi cuisine in the city. We headed over to Charminar,not only to hog on the delicacies,as well as to witnessContinue reading “Hyderabad Ramzan Food walk”

Lesser-known facts about Harry Potter

Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs died in reverse order of how their names were written in the Marauder’s Map. Harry arrived at Number 4, Privet Drive in the first book with Hagrid in Sirius’s motorbike. He leaves the place in the 7th book in exactly the same way! The “t” at the end of “Voldemort”Continue reading “Lesser-known facts about Harry Potter”

The Zoya Factor

The Zoya Factor is my first venture into ‘chick-lit’ genre. Published by HarperCollins India in 2008, Anuja Chauhan’s debut novel has won various accolades in India. Anuja has shrewdly woven her advertising experience into a rom-com novel. A chubby-cheek with curly mane girl, Zoya Singh Solanki is client service representative for AWB. Life throws herContinue reading “The Zoya Factor”

5 Books I wish to own (2020)

My book wish list is never empty. Ever since I have started earning, one thing has been constant – to purchase books every month. Someday I wish to own a library of my own, but for now, my tiny bookshelf fills me with equal ecstasy. If I had a fully loaded gift card, probably IContinue reading “5 Books I wish to own (2020)”

5 Reasons to go for Book Subscriptions

One of the gems I stumbled on through Instagram – Book subscription. We get to see numerous make up and trinkets subscription boxes – but guess what? WE have similar subscription packages for books and every budget, for every fandom. Say HOLA to the new world! Want the latest released books but cannot find online? SubscribeContinue reading “5 Reasons to go for Book Subscriptions”

Quirky Rakhi Gift Ideas

One of the most awaited festivals of India, Rakhshabandhan is celebrated with much gusto and pomp. 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 on earth. Gone are the days when siblings used to gift each other sweetsContinue reading “Quirky Rakhi Gift Ideas”

Books vs Movie

Books or Movie-adaptations of books – which is better is kind of ‘chicken or egg’ question. I often find people debating on why should one read a book when a movie adapted on book is easily available. Let us focus on the pros and cons of two age-long enemies. Movies are visually more appealing. ThereContinue reading “Books vs Movie”

Best of Netflix: Black Mirror

I had subscribed to Netflix out of curiosity. I WAS an ardent fan of Amazon Prime, however Netflix stole my heart (and eyesight considering the binge – watching) with its superior original content. One of my favourite series is the Black Mirror. The series has tech-driven twists in every episode. We often wonder what mayContinue reading “Best of Netflix: Black Mirror”

School Admission

These days school admissions are equally competitive as for any job. All the parents desire elite level of education for their children. So right from playschool, children are now nudged towards preparation for school interview. Gone are the days when a tad English knowledge was considered as highest form of qualification. I still recall myContinue reading “School Admission”