Unlock yourself in Lockdown

It has been exactly 17 days since total lockdown was implemented in India. 17 days stuck within 3 rooms and there are loads of memes how our travel map has changed from state/country borders to the walls of our living and bedrooms. But since we are the much privileged lot, we "survive".While other countrymen struggle … Continue reading Unlock yourself in Lockdown

Camden Town – the quirky bit in London

With world sinking into the spiral of Covid-19, I have been awfully withdrawn to write anything. Here or anything in the social media. Then today I chanced upon how my otherwise favorite places in London, has slowly sunk into loneliness. The first image I saw, was about Camden Town, probably the most weird yet wonderful … Continue reading Camden Town – the quirky bit in London

Day trip to Oxford – a Potter-head’s view

“City of Dreaming Spires”Matthew Arnold That is how poet Matthew Arnold described Oxford, during the late middle ages, taking inspiration from the lofty domes of the numerous colleges around the university, that was established way back in the 12th century! It is not really unexpected, that the first thoughts that we always get when we … Continue reading Day trip to Oxford – a Potter-head’s view

Cinnamon Rolls Recipe – Simple and irresistible !

I love Cinnamon Rolls! I first came across these beauties at a stall in the Christmas market at Belfast, UK. The simplicity of the ingredients, basically just sugar and cinnamon, yet the absolute brilliance of the taste, got me hooked! I then again tasted another type of these rolls, a "Trdelnik" which is a tradition … Continue reading Cinnamon Rolls Recipe – Simple and irresistible !

Caramel Custard – recipe

Christmas is round the corner and tis the season to cheer, laugh, bake and share a meal with your friends and family! Though I love to cook for my guests when we invite them over, often I skip making the dessert - so much hassle, will it bake properly, - I would rather order an … Continue reading Caramel Custard – recipe

Visit Vizag – food, beach and peace

It’s bad manners to let vacation wait! Said someone intelligent enough. Luckily, I listened. Our 10th wedding anniversary was almost knocking at the door and I, being the "forgetful" best half of this unholy matrimony, was almost landing myself into that unpardonable zone. We had been planning to go somewhere but nothing was ticking the … Continue reading Visit Vizag – food, beach and peace

Music from the “heART” – for your winter evenings

Interested to spend an evening without your daily dose of Netflix? An evening far from the lights and sounds of the nightclub? Someplace where your eyes can take a break from looking at screens? Take a pause and spend an evening with the heART team, who will take you back to the basics of art … Continue reading Music from the “heART” – for your winter evenings

Fab Café by Fab India – Review

Reinventing healthy food, the traditional way! Fab Café, Loudon Street, Kolkata Well winter is almost here and it's the season of heading out with our friends and family and eating out to our heart's content! But eating out is somehow always considered to be unhealthy and it is widely accepted that health food can never, … Continue reading Fab Café by Fab India – Review

Roastery Coffee House – The place for “Coffelaxation”

Coffelaxation. Sounds odd? Because there is no word like that.But when I sink into a state of relaxation over a cup of coffee that brings out the steaming flavor of roasted beans from the Malabar Hills, I name that state as "Coffelaxation". Relaxation over Coffee. While walking through the lane having FabIndia in Hindusthan Park … Continue reading Roastery Coffee House – The place for “Coffelaxation”

তোপসের নোটবুক – Book Review

এবার ফেলুদা প্রশ্ন করল, 'কোথাকার রাজার কথা বলছ তুমি রুকু?' উত্তর এল - 'আফ্রিকা।' এই শব্দগুলো আমাদের ছোটবেলার সাথে জড়িয়ে। অধিকাংশ বাঙালির ডিটেক্টিভ গল্পের হাতে খড়ি হয়েছে ছোটবেলায় ফেলুদার সাথে। সঙ্গে শ্রীমান তোপসে আর জটায়ু। ছোটবেলা কাটিয়ে ওঠার পর যখনই ফেলুদা পড়েছি, মনে হয়েছে এই ডিটেক্টিভ জীবনের আগে কি ঘটেছিল? ফেলুদার গোয়েন্দাগিরি শুরু করার আগের … Continue reading তোপসের নোটবুক – Book Review