Amanda’s favorites

Oops, I have been away from blogging for more than 3 weeks now. The reason is that I have found a new interest in all things planning: the planners themselves, various planning methods, journaling, bullet journals, time-blocking etc. Its such a glamorous world out there! I had always used some random scraps of paper to … Continue reading Amanda’s favorites

The Great Indian Kitchen

A Malayalam movie This movie is bound to evoke strong emotions in any viewer. And probably this review will be a testament to my pseudonym : “Mrs.Candid”. So, let’s get right into discussing the movie. The premise is that of a newly wed girl being treated as a maid servant, by her husband and her … Continue reading The Great Indian Kitchen

War and Peace

- Leo Tolstoy Let's begin with my backstory with respect to War and Peace. Many years ago I randomly decided that I must read War and Peace. I don't remember the basis for this decision, but I had felt very strongly that my reading reportire would be incomplete if this epic was not included in it. And so my dear husband had surprised me … Continue reading War and Peace


Watched this Hindi movie yesterday on Amazon prime. Vidya Balan is in the lead. A short verdict would be : Unglamorous but an important movie. The storyline is about the struggles of a Forest officer (Vidya Balan) to safely pave way for a man-eating tigress to a national park. The story is set in a … Continue reading Sherni