Whatdoyousee Or #WDYS Does this picture inspire you to write something? Stop awhile and listen Before you go on your way, To the hustle & bustle Of the rat race. Stay awhile and listen So that music calms you down As its gentle notes reach out And fill your soul with serenity. Stay awhile and listen And treat me to a coffee. Continue reading Serenity At A Bargain
For this month I am going to try something new on Blogging Insights. For the next four weeks we will discuss different aspects of the same theme : Blogging Inspiration. We have discussed what inspires us earlier on this platform. This time let’s do it in a little more detail. So here goes: TODAY’S QUESTION Do real life events and real people inspire your blog … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Real Life Inspo
TODAY’S QUESTION What are you learning (or are you still learning) from your blogging experience? MY ANSWER The answer to this question can be divided into two parts (in my opinion). One kind of learning is technical knowledge of blogging. This includes setting up an account, choosing a theme , writing and posting . When I was at this stage, three years ago, I used … Continue reading Blogging Insights — What are you learning?
Food fads come and go just like trends in clothes, shoes and make up. Some stand the test of time while others are just a passing fancy. Here are five of the ones I love: Overnight Oats This is a convenient and healthy trend, perfect for those who have no time to prepare breakfast. Just layer quick cooking oatmeal with milk and your choice of … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday —- Food Fads You Like
TODAY’S QUESTION How do you see yourself primarily, as a writer or a blogger, and is there a difference? MY ANSWER I will post my own answer later in the week. This time you guys have a go first. Continue reading Blogging Insights — Who are you?
We have been talking about different kinds of bread in the last two installments of #5things. It follows quite naturally for the conversation to progress to Jams. Here are my favourites: Marmalade Strawberry Jam Blackcurrant Jam, Fig Jam, Apple Jelly Buttered toast and jam were regular parts of my childhood as was cream. I have tried not to let my kids get too used to … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — Favourite Jams
TODAY’S QUESTION How do you think this pandemic year has been for blogging in general and your blog in particular? MY ANSWER It has been a little over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world in March 2020. The lockdowns and social distancing and the disease and fatalities that followed changed the world forever. My blog was a lifeline during this time. In … Continue reading Blogging Insights — Year of the Pandemic
Today I will write about different varieties of my favourite flat bread : naan bread. Although my regional cuisine has lots of flatbreads like chapati , roti and paratha, there is nothing compared to naan. These are the kind I absolutely love: Classic or Sesame Naan These are incomparable fresh out of the oven or tandoor . I keep some in my deep freeze too … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — Flat Breads
TODAY’S QUESTIONS How long have you been blogging? Can you remember the first blogging award you received? Do you still accept blogging award nominations or is yours an award free blog? If your blog is award free, what are your reasons for this? MY ANSWERS How long have you been blogging? Can you remember the first blogging award you received? In a previous post I … Continue reading Award Freedom
“The murder is the end. The story begins long before that — years before sometimes— with all the causes events that bring people to a certain place at a certain time on a certain day. All converging towards a given point…. And then the time comes — over the top! Zero hour.” These lines are said by the family lawyer in Zero Hour. What is … Continue reading A to Z Blogging Challenge 2021 — “z” — Towards Zero by Agatha Christie