Highlights: 1. Read 11 books. 2. Blessed with a baby. 3. Got to visit two new countries. UK Sri Lanka 4. Work is good. I thank God for providing for all our needs. Lowlights: 1. Lost a family member to cancer. Good choices/resolutions: 1. Less sugar. 2. No internet on mobile between 8 PM and … Continue reading 2017
The scaly-breasted munia or spotted munia nests in our house every year. At least for the last two years. They usually come by around Aug-Oct and build their nest. This year they did the same. 2 out of 4 chicks survived. Interestingly, the little ones dont have the same pattern as the adult ones. The … Continue reading Spotted Munia
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What started out as an 8-books-till-december challenge, paved the path for me to get in and out of Narnia 7 times. In a true Narnian style, I chanced upon one of the books of the series, which was Prince Caspian, which led me into this whole world of Narnia and I ended up completing the … Continue reading I finished the Narnia series! yay!
It has been a long time since I started any project, that requires doing something on a daily basis. Last time I did that was last year when I did the 100 days of proverbs series, which went for 66 days before I got busy with work. So today I began a 28 days of … Continue reading New project served with some throwback memory
//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js It's been a little over a month since I last updated about my reading status. I started with the Narnia series last month and I'm happy to update that I have finished 5 books of the 7 book series. Though while waiting for the 3rd book to be delivered, I thought I will finish … Continue reading What’s happening with the reading?
One of the books that I wanted to read this year was Prince Caspian, which is a part of the Narnia series. As per the reading order recommended by the author C S Lewis, Prince Caspian is the 4th book. So, to have a meaningful read, I'm planning to complete the first three books and … Continue reading The Magician’s Nephew, The Chronicles of Narnia series
This book is a memoir of a year long stay in Bhutan, as a physiotherapist in a village called Mongar, Bhutan. Written by Britta Das, it captures her time and experiences at Mongar during late 90's. A German-born Canadian, going to a developing country has its own shock elements and this book talks about some of … Continue reading Buttertea at sunrise, A year in the Bhutan Himalaya
This is a collection of Tamil folk tales(close to 100) which have been translated into English. Only some stories are children-friendly. A lot of the stories cannot be narrated to kids as it uses foul language or the morals of the characters in the stories are questionable. Anyway, that's two books down in less than … Continue reading Where are you going, you monkeys?