Indians stop being nosy please! #indianparenting

This post is a vent to a very recent (early morning today) incident I had to face with another Indian parent at school. And I stress Indian for a reason. Today was a drop in session at school. During such sessions, parents are invited to visit their child’s class and have a look at their… Continue reading Indians stop being nosy please! #indianparenting

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Blog Tour – Book Review: Behind Closed Doors – B. A. Paris

Very happy to take part in this blog tour today! Thank you Netgalley and Mirabooks UK for sharing this review copy with me. Blurb:  Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do.You’d like to get… Continue reading Blog Tour – Book Review: Behind Closed Doors – B. A. Paris

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Book Review: Beside Myself

Title: Beside Myself Author: Ann Morgan ISBN: 9781408870297 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Source: Advance copy via NetGalley Release Date: January 14, 2016 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis:  Helen and Ellie are identical twins – like two peas in a pod, everyone says. The girls know this isn’t true, though: Helen is the leader and Ellie the follower. Until they decide… Continue reading Book Review: Beside Myself

adventure · family · holidays · travel

2015 – the year that was…

…all about travel! After coming to Edinburgh I think 2015 was the most we traveled in UK. It’s partly due to having a car that gives you more freedom and roam around the countryside. Also, having parents over during the Summer holidays is another excuse to travel. So here am trying to make a list… Continue reading 2015 – the year that was…

family · travel

Culross – The Royal Burgh

The Royal Burgh of Culross village is around 12 miles west of the Forth Road Bridge. In the 16th and 17th centuries, Royal Burghs were generally sea ports with a thriving community and flourishing trade. I wasn’t expecting much out of this coastal town with an industrial landscape but it was a pleasant surprise. It is… Continue reading Culross – The Royal Burgh

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Book Review: Arsenic for Tea (Wells and Wong #2)

Title: Arsenic for Tea (Wells and Wong #2) Author: Robin Stevens ISBN: 9780552570732 Publisher: Penguin Random House UK Children’s Source: Advance copy via NetGalley Release Date: January 29, 2015 Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis:  Schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are at Daisy’s home, Fallingford, for the holidays. Daisy’s glamorous mother is throwing a tea party for… Continue reading Book Review: Arsenic for Tea (Wells and Wong #2)

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Book Review: The Deep End

Title: The Deep End The Country Club Murders #1 Author: Julie Mulhern ISBN: 9781941962268 Publisher: Henery Press Source: Advance copy via NetGalley Release Date: February 17, 2015 Rating: 5 out of 5 Synopsis:  Swimming into the lifeless body of her husband’s mistress tends to ruin a woman’s day, but becoming a murder suspect can ruin her whole life. It’s 1974 and Ellison Russell’s… Continue reading Book Review: The Deep End