Reflection of the Creator

He stealthily painted the skies, the clouds, the hills and trees and right when he was rinsing his paint brush at the pond, I caught him. Red-handed. Or rather Silver handed, as the color of the Sun was dripping from his paintbrush, leaving the pond in a shimmery silvery-grey hue almost like a portal into … Continue reading Reflection of the Creator

My Top 10 Something New Everyday Hits

Imagine your life changing positively in a month. Imagine you looking back at the end of a month and realising that you actually lived it! You did not just work, eat and exist, but you made progress in your personal life. That was November to me. I had taken up the #SomethingNewEveryday Challenge on Instagram … Continue reading My Top 10 Something New Everyday Hits

Narikulam Tharavadu and Nedungad Boat Jetty (Part II)

Sumptuous Food at Narikulam Tharavadu and beautiful scenic views at Nedungad Boat Jetty, Vypin. A must visit for all who come to Kochi.

Grand Procession of Maa Kaali & HER Padaarpan at our Residence

I have been blogging for many years now. All the while, this space was filled with my ideas and words. Today, for a change, we have a guest. Abhinav Kumar is an Engineer by degree, a fashion freak and loves traveling. He has graced A Few Handpicked Things with a post close to his heart … Continue reading Grand Procession of Maa Kaali & HER Padaarpan at our Residence

Trip to Kuzhippilly Beach & Narikulam Tharavadu

We found an amazing Homestay in Kerala on the outskirts of Kochi. With amazing scenery around, yummy, pocket-friendly food, experience Kerala as it is supposed to be; Coastal food, backwaters, greenery and the countryside!

A Peahen in my Enchanted Woods

100 Happy Days - Day 89 This green patch of woods and the canal behind my apartment have always been close to my heart. They remind me of the Enchanted woods in Enid Blyton's Faraway tree series. I could sit looking at them for hours, weaving stories in my head. They get all the more … Continue reading A Peahen in my Enchanted Woods

The Emerald Tears

  The skies cried. The emerald tears Froze on Earth. Note - This is a view from my window this monsoon. The water weeds & the weeds from the woods have merged to give this wondrous spectacle.