It's interesting how many people don't know the variety of breakfast items eaten in Kerala. Not just non-Keralites, even Malayalis themselves don't know what different parts of Kerala eats! So here's a list of 16 breakfast items of Kerala.
Even before Goodreads existed, since 2006 or 2007, I started the habit of making a note of every book I read. I was introduced to Goodreads (I don’t remember how I came to know of it) in May 2013, and since then, every little piece of literature I read has been recorded there. This post is about the act and pleasure and geekiness of reading and statistics in terms of genre, annual reads, most-read authors, etc. It does not contain book recommendations.
Typhoid. Chicken Pox. Jaundice. Tuberculosis. Eosinophilia. Hyperthyroidism. ACL Tear. Yes, I had all of these. Read on to find out how I endured them and what I've learnt from all this falling sick.
This is the first part of a two-part series telling you about 45 tourist attractions I have been to in Karnataka. This part covers Coorg, Mangalore, Udupi, Kollur, Dharmasthala, Sringeri, Murudeshwar, and Moodabidri
Here I attempt to translate Mere mehboob tujhe meri mohabbat ki kasam from the 1963 movie Mere Mehboob. Poetic lyrics by Shakeel Badayuni, soulful music by Naushad, and mellifluous rendering by Mohammed Rafi.
Did you maintain a journal or diary as a kid or teenager? If you did, did you save them and chance upon them once in while during decluttering sessions? What did you feel when you re-read your own diary from 10-20 years ago?
Who doesn't need a bit of humour in life, eh? I’ve read 54 humourous books so far and they've definitely upped my mood every single time. In this post, I talk about my 10 favourite funny books.
A gallery of photographs of the Dodda Aalada Mara (Big Banyan Tree) on the outskirts of Bangalore. It's a huge spread of Banyan roots, and good for photography enthusiasts. It's a nice family picnic spot, but beware of monkeys!
I spent the last 2 months unemployed. I left my role as Content Team Lead at BankBazaar.com on 6 September 2019 without another job offer in hand. These 2 months of unemployment have been very enlightening. Here I share the things I learnt during this period.
I’m going to try my hand at English translations of some of my favourite Malayalam and Hindi songs. I’m ambitiously starting with an ONV Kurup song, which is more poetry than a film song. Most of this will sound like literal translation – I believe the lines have more sexual connotation to them than meets... Continue Reading →
A rant about certain quirks of mine that other people find difficult to accept. You may skip this post if you dislike having to listen to a woman grumbling for 1600 words!
Adding extensions to Chrome may increase your CPU/Memory/Disk usage and slow down your system a little bit, but they can be very useful. I use 4 Chrome Extensions that saves me time and makes me more efficient. Let me tell you about them.
Fantasy is one of my go-to genres for light and fun reading. I’ve read 85 of them, and never tire. In this post, I talk about my 10 favourite fantasy series.