There is not a single person in this world who does not like gifts. Receiving gifts from your loved ones and friends generally elates, doesn’t it? It may sound like a cliché but it is the thought that counts. The fact that they thought of you and chose to make/buy you something that you would Read More →


When I was growing up, birthday parties were not a regular occurrence. My parents did not throw any. What was done was that a few neighborhood kids were asked to come over to enjoy some home cooked food, samosas or kachoris from neighborhood halwai and some prized cold drinks or sherbet. There were no fancy Read More →


Gifts, there is something remarkable about them. We all go gooey eyed and trembly kneed when we open a carefully wrapped gift, our hearts beating faster in anticipation of what the glorious package holds. And, then comes the moment when the gift is unveiled and joy spills over. When these gifts are for children, the Read More →