It’s is called ghost [bhut] pepper for a reason. It’s hot! Super hot! So hot that you can’t handle it. Trust me. You have been warned. So, if your good friend from Assam eagerly brings the bhut as gift for you from back home, you’re in a pickle. And that’s exactly what you make with it. Here’s what you… Read More Who’s afraid of bhut jolokia?
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The city of dawn. Auroville is an experimental township with a purpose to realize human unity.
Pondy has a dual personality: crossing from East to West of the central canal reveals two cities with very different characters. Ville Blanche is the White Town of French Pondicherry– with a colonial hangover. Reminiscences of the old world in distinct white and mustard buildings of Dumas, Romain Rolland, Suffren and Labourdonnais streets. Streets of the French… Read More Pondering over Pondy
Abandoned places, derelict and overgrown, have their own special aura of nostalgia. Beneath all the dust, rust, rubble and cracks, there are stories of people who used to once go about their daily lives here. It’s as if the people in these places just picked up and left and slowly all things are being reclaimed… Read More Bridge to nowhere
There is something so warm and reassuring about window boxes with vibrant fresh flowers. It says that someone out there cares! – – – See more windows here.
Cheery hues of pink make these chilly winter days a wee bit less bleak. Happy holidays y’all! :-)
They say that if you steal a money plant and make it grow and flourish in your house, you would prosper and get rich. I just got one home. Will I get lucky and rich now? Hmm..time will tell :-) Scindapsus aureus or money plant is a popular houseplant. It’s hardy and thrives with the minimum fuss. Here’s… Read More Time and money
Summer is here! As I feel the sweat over my brow I wonder how warm and long the days ahead will be. But hey, this is the season when laziness finally finds respectability :-) “Summer, after all, is a time when wonderful things can happen to quiet people. For those few months, you’re not required… Read More Change before you have to
My name, Deepali, literally means ‘a row of lamps’ in Sanskrit. The story is that I was born around Diwali, the Indian festival of lights and my mom’s doc said it’s auspicious and we should always remember this. So, he gave me the name and it stuck :-). Maybe that explains why I have a… Read More Light is in my name