Fun Ideas For A Vacation With Friends

Going on holiday with friends is an excellent way to let your hair down and just have some fun. The more of you, the better to make the holiday extra special. Whether it's for a birthday or to celebrate the end...

The Jungle Book

The moment I heard that a new version of The Jungle Book was going to release this summer, I had earmarked it as THE movie to watch. As a family, we don't go to the cinemas much at all: Snubnose has a...

The Cuckoo’s Calling

After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with ...

The Martian

You must be living behind some rock on this planet if you've not heard of this book or the movie. So, I'm not going to get into too much detail on it. It's enough to say that this was the goodreads choi...

Top Tips to Plan the Perfect Road Trip

There is no better way to travel the world than to hit the open road and see the sights. As far as travelling goes, a road trip is the perfect way to see as many towns, cities and countries as possible. And, it...

Art Exhibition

Snubnose and her friends will be having an exhibition of some of the work they have done in the past couple of years. I've just come back from setting up all the paintings at the gallery, and though we a...

Desi Crime

Been busy, busy, busy with I don't know what - too many social occasions, too many dinners out, and just too many errands to run in general, so my reading has stayed on the most basic level. Which is why th...
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Arigato Edo

When I received an invite from the wonderful people at ITC Gardenia to give their Japanese fine dining restaurant Edo a try, I was in two minds. Being a vegetarian, did it really make sense for me to accept...

The Lives of Others

The aging patriarch and matriarch of the Ghosh family preside over their large household, made up of their five adult children and their respective children, unaware that beneath the barely ruffled surface ...

Malaysia – Langkawi

After our Singapore and Legoland excursions, we turned our attention to Langkawi - an island just south of Malaysia for our tropical beach fix. Any holiday we take has to involve some beach activity before we t...

Go set a Watchman

Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch--"Scout"--returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political...
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Eating an Honest Meal at Onesta

Onesta is a very popular restaurant in Koramangala, which thankfully has opened a new branch in Indra Nagar as well, closer to my side of town. A good thing because this is one joint I'm pretty sure I will freq...

Some France Travel Tips

Are you heading into France for the first time soon? Then you’re going to want a little travel advice to help you. You can never do too much research when travelling to a new place. It’ll ensure you have the be...