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International Mother’s Day

Mother is a symbol of love, devotion and sacrifice for the children. It is she who has more intimate relationship with the children. After keeping a child in her womb for nine months, experiencing the intense pain of labour, she brings the child to this world. The newborn child is a helpless figure without her mother. She nourishes her children with her milk till the time they begin to eat the proper food. Cooking for children, doing their laundry, helping the children to be ready for school, and helping them to perform their homework are some of the chores she… Read More »International Mother’s Day

Father at the age of 79 !!!!

Robert de Niro is a veteran actor of Hollywood. He was born in 1943 and will attain the age of 80 years in August 2023. But as good as an actor he is, he has proved his masculinity at the age of 79. He has become the father of his seventh child. At an age when the males are said to have lost the libido, he has become a father.  In India there is an old saying “A man or an horse never become old” and he has proved it!! Yet ordinary people produce their children when they are young… Read More »Father at the age of 79 !!!!


Kedgeree is a dish that originated in colonial India and has become a popular breakfast or brunch dish in the United Kingdom. It typically consists of cooked flaked fish, usually smoked haddock, mixed with boiled rice, chopped hard-boiled eggs, parsley, and curry powder or other spices. Kedgeree has its origins in colonial India, where it was known as “khichri“. Khichri is a traditional dish made from rice and lentils, and it has been a popular breakfast dish in India for centuries. Khichri or Khichadi is a very old dish of India. It seems to have originated in the state of… Read More »Kedgeree

One Meal A day..OMAD

A stage comes in everyone’s life when he or she becomes aware that his or her health is not what he or she desires. Everyone wants to have lean physically fit body.  Our body is like a machine. When born it’s every organ is brand new and works most efficiently. As we grow from childhood, most of us are oblivious of our bodies. Machine is working properly.  Slowly and slowly, as we grow older, machine become less efficient. It needs the repairs and services. At this stage, many diseases like blood pressure, diabetes and obesity appear which if not addressed… Read More »One Meal A day..OMAD

Chillies and their Spiciness

Chillies are an inseparable constituent of any cooked vegetable and meats. The spiciness adds to the taste of vegetables and meats. It is also a fact that chillies are very rich in vitamin C, Magnesium, vitamin B6, iron, and potassium and have very good health benefits.Degree of spiciness or the heat of a chilli will be directly proportional to its capsaicin content. The sensation also masks the taste of other chemicals present in the chillies for a while. The Scoville scale is a measurement of pungency (spiciness or “heat”) of chili peppers and other substances, recorded in Scoville heat units… Read More »Chillies and their Spiciness

Bun in the Oven Idiom !!

Bun in the oven is an idiom which eludes to the pregnancy of a woman. A Woman’s womb is sometimes referred to as an oven. It may be due to the fact that the oven is the receptacle and also provides the warmth. A Bun is akin to the baby in the mother’s womb. As time passes, the bun begins growing and becoming bigger with each passing day just as the conceived Babu becomes bigger with time in the belly. Many times a woman who has become pregnant, she and her family feel shy to announce it and then they… Read More »Bun in the Oven Idiom !!

Mulberries: Super Fruit

In the month of spring that is March, the mulberry trees are laden with both reddish black and white fruits. These berries are filled with nutrients rich fluids. The fruits have short life and tend to fall to the ground as soon as you shake the branches. The season span is very small about 25 days. There are many trees in the forest near our home where I go daily and enjoy the berries packed with nutrients picking directly from the branches. The mulberry trees are related to the family of figs and bread fruit trees. The scientific name of… Read More »Mulberries: Super Fruit

Nepo Babies in Hollywood

Nepo Babies is a short term for Nepotism Babies. The term began in Hollywood film industry. It refers to the fact that for the children of the parents who have been established actors, directors and story writers etc, it is very easy to enter into the same profession riding on the reputation of their parents in the industry. The so called outsiders or people in the other hand with no connection to the industry have to struggle to succeed. Although it is also a truth that once you get established in the industry, then your children if they have inclination… Read More »Nepo Babies in Hollywood

Anecdotes about Shivaji and Rao Jodha Rathore

Story of Rao Jodha Rathore’s inspiration Rao Jodha Rathore was the ruler of Mandore in Rajasthan. He was born on 28th March 1416 and lived till 19th February 1630. He was a illustrious soldier and founder of the city of Jodhpur. During his struggle for Mandore he had to suffer many years and ultimately his persistence paid off. A story is told if him during the days of his failures to capture the Mandore and areas around it. It goes like this: “Once, late at night, Rao Jodha stopped at a farmers house. They did not recognize who he was.… Read More »Anecdotes about Shivaji and Rao Jodha Rathore

Boyfriend Jeans!!

Jeans are immensely popular among both sexes. They are rugged and low maintenance dress items. Over the time, jeans styles have evolved as is the trend in fashion which is being reinvented again and again. Boyfriend jeans as the name suggests that a woman borrows the pair of jeans from his boyfriend or very close one. Boyfriend jeans are as if belong to his but tailored to suit for her. They are loose on the leg but fit at the hips. When worn by women, they give a slouchy and relaxed fit. The true blue began in 1873. Since then… Read More »Boyfriend Jeans!!

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