12 Apostels in Australia

Visiting Down Under? Australia at a glance

We visited Australia last Christmas and I must say the country is true to its tourism tagline – There is nothing like Australia! I witnessed a totally different animal kingdom and plant life there. Based on a friend’s suggestion we decided to visit Australia. Australia is a massive continent country – 6th largest country in […]

SkyHigh Playtorium – A new address in Wagholi for kids playtime

Wagholi is a bustling new suburb in the East Pune. As the area continues to grow, large populations of migrant skilled professionals have made it their new home. These are young professionals and new parents with no family around. One of the major issues that the new parents in this community find are dearth of […]

Once Upon a Crush – A Book Review

Once Upon a Crush is a lighthearted book that is part chic-lit and part romance. Written by Kiran Manral, the book is published by leadstartcorp. Priced at Rs.195 the book has 224 pages and is available in all major online book stores. Book Blurb – Rayna De, stuck in a dead-end job with a boss […]

suicide prevention how can you help

Suicide Prevention – How can you help? #WorldMentalHealthDay

World Mental Health Day, 2019 Every year, ‘World Mental Health Day’ is observed on October 10 as decided by World Health Organization (WHO). This year, WHO has chosen Suicide Prevention as the major focus area for World Mental Health Day. I encourage you all to raise awareness about the topic and recognize the role that […]

Vijay Stambh at Chittorgarh

Chittorgarh – Revelling in tales of bravery and honor

I frankly never understood the controversy around Padmavat when I first heard about it. But when I went to Chittodgadh and interacted with people there did I realize how real Padmavati and her legacy is for the locals. At times as film-makers or media mavens, people forget to consider the local sentiments and how important […]

Prajakta – The lonely tree

It is pretty lonely nowadays. My friends are long gone in the name of ‘development’ There are a few new neighbors but they all seem so ‘posh’ and ‘pretty’ just like the many people who wiz past me. Always hurrying to work, dropping kids, going somewhere in their big smoke-spewing things called ‘cars’! My neighbors […]

underwater walk in Andamans an experience

Underwater Walk at Andamans – An experience

Andamans, just the thought of that pristine white sand and blue-green oceans send me into dreamland. I hadn’t been very keen on visiting Andamans with my then small daughter, but I was so wrong. It was one of the most laid back trips that we ever had. It was also the time when we saw […]