Homebound Anniversary 2020

Anniversary

This year we celebrated our anniversary (Sept 7) with Pongal, Dadpe Pohe and Home made Vegan ice cream at home.

My Mother…

Mother and I

Dearest Amma, Today is your death anniversary. It’s now three years since you left this world on the day chosen by you. Though you have left, we are full of memories…of the extraordinary life and times that we were together. Amma, if we have to describe you in words, they would be…selfless, giving, disciplined, full … Read more My Mother…

Meeting Astronaut Rakesh Sharma

Some chance meetings are so special …. today happens to be the 36th anniversary of (then) Sqn Ldr Rakesh Sharma becoming the first and so far the only Indian to have journeyed to space. After the space odyssey he came back and went around meeting students, to motivate and inspire them. As part of that … Read more Meeting Astronaut Rakesh Sharma

Anniversary Lunch – at Ashoka

Sept 7, 2019 – Bratislava, Slovakia As I had mentioned in my earlier blog, while we took the tram from Hlavna Stanica (railway station) to Hlavne Namestie (main square), I happened to notice this Indian restaurant near the Postova, Martinus stop which is the tram stop before the main square. By the time we completed … Read more Anniversary Lunch – at Ashoka

Anniversary in Bratislava

Day 7 – Sept 7, 2019 – Bratislava, Slovakia Last year we had celebrated our anniversary at Prague and thats when we realised that Czechoslovakia was now split up into two countries – Czech Republic and Slovakia. Prague was the capital of Czech Republic and Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia. Totally by chance we … Read more Anniversary in Bratislava

Cast Iron cookware, Coffee filter and an Anniversary

Dearest Appa, Today is Thiru Karthigai and its the 10th anniversary of your departure. We remembered you with some things that were very dear to you. Believe it or not, Amma made dosas on a cast iron tawa ! She has been making dosas on a cast iron tawa for the past week, ever since I … Read more Cast Iron cookware, Coffee filter and an Anniversary

An anniversary in stunning Prague

Friday Sept 7th, 2018 While booking the Germany leg of our tour, I tried to see if we could celebrate our anniversary in Heidelberg or  Luxembourg as we were planning to be in Frankfurt on the 6th. Then I saw that Prague was closer to Berlin and immediately the decision was made that we will … Read more An anniversary in stunning Prague