Photographer Kiran Manchekar With loads of works in office, I was not getting the mood to write for months. But this had to be written. I could not let the emotions drift away and settle as memories. This is about the picnic we had with our office colleagues on 7th January, 2023. This was the … Continue reading DFCCIL at KALYANI
Papa Pancho da Dhaba
I could not resist myself from writing about this restaurant which we visited recently. Name is ‘Papa Pancho da Dhaba’. Address is Shop No. 12, Gasper Enclave, Pali Naka, St John St, Opp. Gold's Gym, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050. If someone wishes to have authentic Punjabi food, this is the place. The setting inside … Continue reading Papa Pancho da Dhaba
In our Indian Railways, we had a set of employees appointed through Vocational Course. The full form of VCRC is Vocational Course on Railway Commercial. Once the students completed the Course, they used to be appointed as Ticket Collectors or Commercial Clerks in any Railway Zone of Indian Railways. This Course was conducted in collaboration … Continue reading VCRC
Thattai Thattai is a crispy deep fried snack item made in Tamilnadu. It is usually prepared during festivals like Gokulashtami (Janmashtami), Deepawali (Diwali), etc. However, my Amma prepares it whenever she feels like. Inspite of me also preparing it, I request my Amma to send hers. It is one of my favourite snack item. Other … Continue reading Thattai
Just Another Day
Imagine you leading a stressful day and unknowingly something happens which makes you laugh hilariously. Stress vanishes in a second and you become relaxed mentally as well as physically. Let me narrate one incident. Hope it brings a smile on your face and reminds you of something similar. I was in my boss's chamber. Apart … Continue reading Just Another Day
India’s situation on Covid’19
(My views and observations are purely personal. I have tried my best to be unbiased, balanced and neutral. People may or may not agree. Also,I am from Mumbai, Maharashtra so this article would mostly be regarding Maharashtra) India’s first Corona wave in 2020 During the first Corona wave, PM Modi announced a complete lockdown without … Continue reading India’s situation on Covid’19
I will be completing 29 years this August, working for Indian Railways. I still remember the day when I had just received my graduation result in one hand and the appointment letter of Railways in another. Within a span of days, I received appointment letters from Staff Selection Commission as well as from Union Bank … Continue reading Government Jobs
(Image courtesy: Google) With so many things going on in life, this blog has suffered a lot. It has been neglected and now seems unnecessary to post it, but I decided to publish it anyways. You may read 😊. It all started on 1st of October, 2020. Husband had some bout of perspiration and uneasiness … Continue reading Corona Diary
Illustration by Pratiksha, my daughter Again to my early days of working, when I was naive and unaware of so many things. I am talking about the year 1992. I used to travel by local train from Goregaon to Mumbai Central and back for office. After a few days, I got familiar with few of … Continue reading Rail Tales….Flying
Come Back Soon….
(I wrote this last week when my husband was in the Hospital due to Corona. Now hes back home and I am in the Hospital, again due to Corona) Missing our humming along Missing our arguments headstrong Missing your not keeping things where they belong Come back soon Waiting for vadapav by you Waiting together … Continue reading Come Back Soon….