Showing posts with label Friends. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Friends. Show all posts


Sisterhood of The World Bloggers Award

This is probably the first award nomination for my blog. And this warm gesture goes to my school friend of very many years but blogging rediscovered our mutual interest areas. Meet, Anamika Agnihotri aka The Bespectacled Mother who blogs at I Know Nothing About It

Moving further, here are the rules which go with this award: 
  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site
  2. Put the Award logo on your blog
  3. Answer the ten questions sent to you
  4. Make up ten new questions for your nominees to answer
  5. Nominate 5-10 blogs that you adore. (I am further placing a link on the nominees’ blogs to let them know about their nomination)
I have got following ten questions from 'the bespectacled mother' :p

1. Which was your favourite book as a child? 
It was a folk tales book with title "रूसी लोक कथाएं ". I can vouch reading it atleast if not more, 100 times. I still remember the name of first story "गुलगुला". My father had bought it for me from Agra.

2. What is that childhood memory you are most fond of?
My playtime with my younger brother and sister. We used to play 'घर घर' in our garden between two hibiscus trees, where the house boundaries/wall will be made of pillows, roof will be made of Mummy's Saree and my sister (who was 5 at that time) will grate Parle-G biscuit and put water in it. And that used to be our food. My brother used to make some recipe with grinding of green leaves as his contribution. All my happiness of my childhood, i attribute to the time i have spent with my bhai-behan and then cousins (a batch of 10 only) !

3. What does blogging mean to you?
Blogging for me is to be myself without having to look for anyone's approval for maximum likes or comments. I write what i like, i like what i write - and its all as a memoir of pleasant memories. So, that if ever my memory or I am lost (god forbids) , I can still re-live the life i was blessed with. 

4. Who is that one person in your life holding positive influence over you? 
Before wedding, it was my father and after wedding, its my husband. Its that easy for me. Though both of them keep participating and competing with each other more frequently than i wish for. But, I know deep down their values are same and they both are alike in lot of ways. 

5. How do you quieten your mind to get some sleep?
Very simple. Get up, brew a cup of adrak wali chai and blog. Reading also helps me disconnect with what's bothering me. My another funda to have a sound night sleep is to never take a nap in daytime even on holidays (rarely). 


I Loved Your Surprise :)

I am going to dive in it soon!
Yipee. Thanks Chets.
I am celebrating friendship day today.


Of all the readers who snooped right into my previous post and yet carefully ignored my birthday i was thinking of buying it from traffic signal. 


I am poor when it comes to stocking original books and otherwise too (paying tips to servers). Because if you care to see, i love my planet and the more original book means more trees are cut to produce best quality pulp. At the same time, i am not comfortable in reading e-books. I need to have it in my hand with a bookmark and tea cup mark, eventually. 

For me content matters, not the cover or make-up. 

I am remembering the first time i had met her in college. The bubbly effervescent girl from another small town didn't take much time to connect with her Brij counter part.

We were a lot same and a lot different that time. And now, I am still the same and CS has changed a lot. If i say 360 degree, it wouldn't be enough the amount of transformation or make over that i have seen in her. But I was assured she is still the same deep inside and this kind gesture of her proved it again.


22. Vain Friendships & Motherhood

Please write in your diary somewhere, that, motherhood is a litmus test of all relationships - be it your partner, parents, siblings or friends. Although being a 32 year old woman, i have had the luxury to choose who i want to be friends with, but then alienating a whole bunch of vain friends is not that easy. More so, when you come across as an over zealous bubbly extrovert personality, your chances are dim already.