2020 is finally coming to an end and what a year it has been. Unique by all means. The pandemic adversely affected the life of one and all. But still, I have a lot to be thankful for. The health issues…. For me the year 2020 started with a bang; got orders to move to a new place. Before I could move, I was hospitalised … Continue reading Gratitude 2020 …Life beyond the pandemic
Spiti meaning the middle land is a cold desert mountain valley astride the river Spiti in North East Himachal Pradesh. Our next logical tourist destination after the beautiful Sangla was the Spiti valley. We left early in the morning for Tabo village the oldest operating Buddhist enclave in India. Tabo is home to the famous Tabo Monastery. The Journey…. The road is pretty fine barring … Continue reading Spiti valley …. beautiful nature…lovely people…
Who is your role model? A very routine question asked by teachers, elders from children. The answer generally includes names of some prominent leaders from history or big celebrities Finding a Role Model…… Children are expected to learn from the life and struggles of great men and women and model their lives accordingly. Short stories and even biographies are included in the syllabus to encourage … Continue reading Role Model …. Find one in the neighbourhood……
A true friend is like a diamond, he/she is forever. Everyone I meet in my daily life and spend time with is not necessarily my friend. Yes, time is an important factor in friendship, but again the person whom I have known the longest may not be my friend. Friends…associates…colleagues… One got to learn to differentiate between friends, relations, acquaintances and colleagues. While I may … Continue reading Every person you meet is not your friend….
Sangla valley located approximately 220 kms from Shimla is a must visit location for any tourist coming to Himachal Pradesh. It is a 40 km long valley astride river Baspa starting from Karcham and ending at the last Indian village of Chitkul along Indo-Tibetan border. The drive from Shimla is long but the road is well maintained. The beautiful valleys and the pine covered hills … Continue reading Sangla Valley …. Beauty beyond compare….
The next on the list of tourist destinations is Shimla the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh. The city derives its name from Devi Shyamala, the fearless reincarnation of Godess Kali. I travelled through Himachal in Oct 2019 and I intend taking you all through some of the beautiful locales in the next couple of blogs. Himachal is one of the most beautiful states … Continue reading Shimla …The Queen of Hills….
I had my first fleeting encounter with the beautiful Ms Corona on 10 Mar. Though I had managed to pull myself out just in the nick of time but her body fragrance, the sensation generated by her warm touches just refused to leave me. She was certainly the lady I had spent half my life fantasising about. Eight long months passed since the chanced encounter … Continue reading An affair with Corona …..
On the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, the first Guru of Sikhs I thought nothing more will be more apt than taking you all on a short trip to the Golden Temple. Brief History…. The Golden Temple or the ‘Harmandir Sahib’ meaning ‘The Abode of God’ was completed by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram das in 1557. A … Continue reading Golden Temple ….. ‘The Abode of God’
Every relationship starts with communication in some form or the other. It may be verbal, written or at times just a silent gesture or an expression conveys where words may be found wanting. The super hit hindi song of yesteryears ‘Ankhon hi ankhon mein ishaara ho gaya’ conveys it all (The expressive eyes convey without a word being spoken). As the relationship develops the strength … Continue reading Good Communication …. Marital Bliss….,
Communication is the backbone on which depends the strength of the family/ personal relationships. My previous blog on importance of communication in organisations had drawn some really good responses from the readers. A dear friend wrote ‘No soft skill course taught me the ability to give a controlled and logical response to a contentious question as realistically I have learnt during my 24 X 7 … Continue reading Good communication….the lockdown lessons