Today it rained in the evening and for an hour or so, around 6 pm the skies cleared and the Sun bid goodbye for the day … Captured the beautiful twilight hour in a few photographs that do no justice to the spectacle :).
We were eagerly awaiting the announcement of the Padma awards this year as we knew that there would be several “unknown” greats that the awards will honour. This is one of the truly commendable changes brought about by the Modi Government. Except for a few of the Padma awards going to some celebrity or political … Read more
We have a school right behind our condominium complex and almost the entire month of December we couldn’t take a nap in the afternoon or even do a phone call easily from 8 am onwards till about 3 pm. The school had its annual day or sports day and the practise sessions were happening outside … Read more
A couple of days back we had gone for a meeting to an office. As soon as we entered we found this plastic Christmas tree with decorations hanging off it and a small slogan board on top of it – also in plastic saying “say no to plastic”. There was one below that, also in … Read more
We moved from Club Mahindra, Kandaghat to Club Mahindra, Naldehra today. More about the drive in a separate blog, but an hour back we looked out of our balcony at the beautiful landscape and caught a small fire on one of the hills that’s across the resort. We had some tea and the pakoras that … Read more
Finally after a really long gap, we are on a short trip again for ShikshaDaan. We left from Gurgaon around 10 and reached Bhatinda at 3.30 pm. The roads were quite good, except certain patches and in many places the four-lane work is complete. The route we took is Gurgaon-Basai Road-Jhajjar-Rohtak-Hisar-Fatehabad-Karandi-Talwandi-Bhatinda. What would we do … Read more
Khajjiar took our breath away … It’s not called the mini Switzerland for nothing. It’s stunning and deserves a separate post :). The honest truth is I just didn’t feel like leaving from there. It’s a tiny lake in the middle of lush green meadows ringed with Deodar trees. We were there on April 28th … Read more
I was discussing a particularly well known leader with a colleague at work and it suddenly dawned on me that this leader had not allowed a single person to grow under him. We discussed our respective favorite leaders and all of them had several stories of helping their team members grow. Interesting. So I thought … Read more