100 Happy Days · Birthday · Family and Friends · Food · Kochi Diaries

Aangan Downtown Restaurant Review

Let me begin with this: I feel like I have found treasure near my house. Having been a part of a Facebook group ‘Eat Kochi Eat’, I kept seeing great reviews about Aangan Downtown Restaurant and had added it to my must visit eateries list. If you have read my earlier posts, you’ll know that… Continue reading Aangan Downtown Restaurant Review

100 Happy Days · Creativity · Festivals, Occasions and Farewells

Quilled Greeting Cards

I have been hoarding some Quilling papers and tools for a long while. Since my exams are over, I decided to make some quilled greeting cards since Christmas is round the corner. Nobody sends letters or greeting cards these days since the advent of e-mails and everything that followed. Wouldn’t it be really great when… Continue reading Quilled Greeting Cards

Family and Friends · Festivals, Occasions and Farewells · Photography

Grand Procession of Maa Kaali & HER Padaarpan at our Residence

I have been blogging for many years now. All the while, this space was filled with my ideas and words. Today, for a change, we have a guest. Abhinav Kumar is an Engineer by degree, a fashion freak and loves traveling. He has graced A Few Handpicked Things with a post close to his heart… Continue reading Grand Procession of Maa Kaali & HER Padaarpan at our Residence

100 Happy Days · Birthday · Festivals, Occasions and Farewells · Music

A Day to Extol the Legend – A R Rahman

Well, a day late! My playlist brims with the songs created by the legend who was born yesterday and so, how can I not come up with a post? I initially thought of singing one of his songs and tried recording a few. It has been more than a month since I sang and so, it… Continue reading A Day to Extol the Legend – A R Rahman

100 Happy Days · Childhood and Memories · Festivals, Occasions and Farewells · Life · Love · Sister · Spread smiles

The Year in a Capsule

100 Happy Days – Day 75 Happiness is A New Year! Happy New Year! 31st Dec 2015, 11.49 PM I hear a lot of activity around. The dogs are barking mad since the fireworks have begun. There are a lot of vehicles on road and an ambulance is rushing past. I pray that whoever is… Continue reading The Year in a Capsule

100 Happy Days · Childhood and Memories · Festivals, Occasions and Farewells · Life

Never Compare Those Trees

She gaped at the tree so tall and sturdy, the stars and the lights shimmered in her eyes. The shiny colorful balls hanging, the candy canes,  the presents wrapped and left so carelessly beneath the tree, She looked at them all and her eyes widened with awe. Not for too long though, for she looked away. She stood there thinking… Continue reading Never Compare Those Trees

Childhood and Memories · Festivals, Occasions and Farewells · Kochi Diaries · Random thoughts

Found my Christmas Lights

In the earlier post, I mentioned about how Christmas is important to me. There was a twist in the tale though. On 22nd, I was informed that I should accompany my sister to Bangalore for a training. At first, it sounded like a good option. But gradually, I realised that I will have nothing to… Continue reading Found my Christmas Lights