Konaseema Tourism – Waves, Weaves and Much More

Posted on Trivia- The Spice of Life on 25/06/2022 As children start growing up, a family vacation is rather challenging to plan and execute. However, determined to steal some quality time and explore an area which is akin to a hidden treasure trove, we set off to Konaseema (coastal Andhra Pradesh) during the Ganeshotsav breakContinue reading Konaseema Tourism – Waves, Weaves and Much More”

Book Review : P.K.Nair’s Yesterday’s Films For Tomorrow

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 18/09/2022 My curiosity about Paramesh Krishanan Nair was piqued after I read an interview of his about How the staircase played a starring role in Indian cinema which helped me in writing my post on Songs of Stairs some time ago. The interview was very impressive;Continue reading “Book Review : P.K.Nair’s Yesterday’s Films For Tomorrow

Songs of wishes, desires and expectations– fulfilled and unfulfilled

Posted on Trivia- The Spice of Life on 11/09/2022 Screen grab Courtesy : YouTube As long as we live, we have desires. Our entire life is devoted to chasing one wish after another, one desire after another. Gautama Buddha in fact said that desire is the root cause of all misery. Be that as itContinue reading “Songs of wishes, desires and expectations– fulfilled and unfulfilled”

The World Behind the Mask (मास्क के पीछे की दुनिया का वर्णन)

(Posted on 29/08/2022 on Trivia- The Spice of Life) [Many a slice of life post that I write, especially in Hindi, can be attributed to a school assignment of my daughters. This piece was written on the fly for an elocution that my daughter wanted to participate in. Since I had taken the effort toContinue reading “The World Behind the Mask (मास्क के पीछे की दुनिया का वर्णन)”

Canorous Eyesores

Posted on Trivia – The Spice of Life on 21/08/2022 There are many songs which are a pleasure to not just hear but also see because they are delightfully picturized. So much so that the video plays in your mind when you hear some songs. There were some specialist directors who could work magic withContinue reading “Canorous Eyesores”

Songs of Youth

Posted on Trivia- The Spice of Life on 14/08/2022 यौवन सचमुच आंधी ही है, उसकी अपनी गति होती है और लक्ष्यनिष्ठ जीवन ही, जीने हेतु सुमति होती है कोई बाधा रोक न पाती व व्यवधान नही टिकते है यौवन के साहस, संकल्पों को तो उच्च लक्ष्य दीखते है खड़ी समस्याएं जब होती, यौवन ललकारा जाताContinue reading “Songs of Youth

The Tote Bag Story

Posted on Trivia – the Spice of Life on 09/08/2022 Recently, a branded tote bag was in the news. I have no interest whatsoever in the political wrangles surrounding the tote bag. My love is for the tote bag per se. While the motto of life should be simple living and high thinking, when itContinue reading “The Tote Bag Story”

The Multifaceted Bhupinder Singh

Posted on 30/07/2022 on Trivia- The Spice of Life 8th April,1939-18th July, 2022 The year 2022 has been disastrous for the world of Indian music as one doyen after another has departed from this world. On 18th July, 2022, Bhupinder Singh an ace singer, musician and composer passed away at the age of 82. WhatContinue reading “The Multifaceted Bhupinder Singh”

The National Museum of Indian Cinema A delight for the senses

Posted on 24/07/2022 on Trivia- The Spice of Life It is rather disheartening that even in the city where cinema has blossomed and flourished, there are not many who know about the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC). The mention of the museum leads many to think that it is the National Museum at Janpath,Continue reading The National Museum of Indian Cinema A delight for the senses”

The Mindful Songs

Posted on 17/07/2022 on Trivia – The Spice of Life We often talk of the heart, mind and body as separate entities. Further, health issues associated with each of them are addressed by a different set of medical professionals. Recent research has however shown that a person’s mind, heart and body are closely interlinked andContinue reading “The Mindful Songs”

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