2019 Resolutions

2019 Resolutions

I know I'm late for this, but I really like doing a resolutions post and I really didn't want to miss out this year. I'll try and keep this post as short as I can because if I'd let myself get carried away then this would be one hell of a lengthy post. So without [...]

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Getting Back In The Groove

Finally, after almost 1 and a half years, since Eva's arrival and the start of my health issues (both unrelated, of course), I am feeling like myself again. After such a long break, I have also started re-working on my 2nd novel, Sinister Town, with the kind of energy I always seemed to have before things [...]

Reading Non-Fiction

Reading Non-Fiction

For a long time I've evaded reading Non-Fiction books because... well, to be honest, I gagged at the idea of spending my time reading something that was not even remotely related to fiction. But when I started writing, I had to, although a bit reluctantly (read - a lot reluctantly), start reading non-fiction books on [...]

The First Furry Bud – Eva

I'd been MIA from last year so much that a lot of people have started thinking that I have stopped blogging altogether. That is not true! I love this blog and this is the main one I have so I am never going to stop posting here, no matter what. Now that we have that out [...]

The Ticking Clock

The Ticking Clock

Lately, I've developed this (somewhat weird) obsession with keeping track of the time all the time... All. The. TIME. And the weird part (even more so) is that it started out of nowhere! I'd always been mildly time-conscious and have had an obsession about doing things on time, but never did I obsess over each [...]

Thai Cuisine? Check!

Thai Cuisine? Check!

I've wanted to learn Thai cuisine for so long that I don't even remember since when exactly... and finally, I did it!! Tada... 2018 has really started out well for me and I'm really grateful for it. Last year Vishal wanted to learn Italian cuisine as he and I both love Italian food, and he [...]

TRB On WordPress.ORG

I've been meaning to redesign The Reading Bud - TRB, for a long time now. Ever since I laid eyes on the Tweak Me theme by NoseGrace 2 years back, I knew I HAD to get it. And finally, I did. It was a huge step as a blogger because shifting platforms is never easy [...]

Writing Rituals Tag

Writing Rituals Tag

A few weeks ago, I was tagged for The Writing Rituals Tag by my dear friend Galit. Though it's a bit late, I thought I'd do this tag as I, for one, have tons of small Writing Rituals that I am very fond of. If you haven't visited Galit's amazing blog, Coffee n' Notes, then [...]

Speak Up #domesticviolenceawareness

Speak Up #domesticviolenceawareness

I have seen domestic violence very closely and though not a victim, I do know how it is, what it feels like and how it affects everyone around, and its longterm consequences. I've been a helpless observer of domestic violence since the age of 3 and I, for one, have a very strong stand against [...]

Downtime

Downtime

I've been feeling down from a long time and finally, after a lot of cloudy days and a ton of brooding and despair, I've finally started pulling myself out of depression. I've been suffering from depression since the age of 10, so it's always on and off with me, but this time it really hit [...]