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Post Pandemic Eating Out

Eating out, the biggest social activity of modern times was one of the things worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March this 2020, most of the world has been in various states of lockdown  With businesses, schools and public gatherings all prohibited, we have been in a state of isolation for several months.   Now that bans are being lifted to various degrees,  eating … Continue reading Post Pandemic Eating Out

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Blogging Insights # 26 — Celebrating Our Half Year Birthday

This is the 26th Blogging Insights post which makes today the series’ half year birthday or anniversary. I am finding it difficult to get over the fact that this first series that I have ever    run has lasted six months.     The Blogging Insights posts number twenty six in all, but the series has actually run for longer than that. In December I … Continue reading Blogging Insights # 26 — Celebrating Our Half Year Birthday

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8 Ways to deal with coronavirus/COVID-19 related anxiety & stress

The corona virus pandemic has the world in its grip. Lockdown, isolation  and curfew are words  you hear all the time. Routines are disrupted and lives are changing rapidly. Along with all the actual inconvenience, there is a feeling of panic. While recognising the gravity of the situation, we need to make sure that we don’t succumb to anxiety. Here are just a few suggestions … Continue reading 8 Ways to deal with coronavirus/COVID-19 related anxiety & stress

5 Sunday Breakfasts

What is better than staying in bed on Sunday morning? A fancy breakfast of course. While many of us are in a rush on weekday morning s, Sunday is when there is time and inclination for a long leisurely breakfasts or brunches What are your favourites? Here are 5 of mine: Halwa puri Sausages and baked beans Cinnamon rolls and Danish pastries Fancy omelettes Scrambled … Continue reading 5 Sunday Breakfasts

Sunday Poser # 56 – Lonely?

This week my question is; Do you ever feel lonely? And if you do, how do you overcome the feeling? With three young adult kids living at home and my mum at five minutes’ drive, I have not expected loneliness yet. When my kids move out and /or my mother passes away I might get lonely especially since I am no longer working. I have seen … Continue reading Sunday Poser # 56 – Lonely?

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 19

Quitting or taking a hiatus? “If you get tired, learn to rest, not quit.” Have you ever felt that you are too tired, busy, preoccupied , overwhelmed or just plain lazy to post on your blog? Whenever you feel like throwing in the towel and giving up on blogging, taking a hiatus is a good idea. So I agree with this quote. The quote is … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 19

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5 Desserts You Love With Your Coffee

Last week, on 5 Things Tuesday I asked you to name your favourite kinds of coffee. Today I want to follow up with fave desserts to go with your java. Here are 5 of mine: Salted caramel brownie Apple pie / Walnut pie a la mode Biscotti / Cookies Muffins Cake — All kinds Honourable Mention :Toasted naan bread Images courtesy Unsplash How about you? … Continue reading 5 Desserts You Love With Your Coffee

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Blogging Insights – New Format # 18

“Blogging is a beautiful skill to express your feelings & emotions to the right people out there.” I first launched my blog simply out of the urge to write. The part of this quote, about expressing your feelings and emotions is therefore true for me. I would however, much rather call it an expression of ideas and opinions. As for ” the right people out … Continue reading Blogging Insights – New Format # 18

Share Your World

This week Melanie is asking some deep, thought provoking questions in SYW QUESTIONS   This week is a philosophical (chewy) question week. In your opinion, what should be humanity’s goal? Humanity ‘s goal should be A BETTER WORLD. I think this encompasses both a better planet and a better human race. Are you hesitant to speak your opinions? This varies with the particular situation : When … Continue reading Share Your World

Anger Management– Sunday Poser # 54

Welcome to Sunday Poser, a weekly prompt by iSadje of KeepItAlive We all get angry at one time or another. What do you do when you get angry? What do you do to calm down? I have always had a problem with anger. To my embarrassment , my mother can narrate many tantrums and meltdowns from my childhood. Myself, I can remember getting very hot and … Continue reading Anger Management– Sunday Poser # 54

5 Things -5 Ways You Enjoy Coffee

The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” Today I ask you to share the 5 favourite ways that you enjoy your coffee. Here are my favourites: Cappuccino Flat White Latte Iced Americano Cold Coffee with Ice cream Continue reading 5 Things -5 Ways You Enjoy Coffee

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Blogging Insights — New Format # 17

Last week we discussed the definition of blogging in that we rearranged the parts of the process that make up the sum. Today let’s take the conversation a little further and talk about the diversity of blogging. ” A blog is merely a tool that lets you do anything from Change the World to Share Your Shopping List. “ I completely agree with this quote. … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 17