Category Archive: hindi

Mumbai Film Festival

I love a good film festival.  In Melbourne I would always go to the International Film Festival that came to town each year. For someone who is not so creative, I seem to… Continue reading

Beauty, Nature and Solitude – Chilika Lake

I chose to travel down the East coast of India, on my way to Chennai, to experience the road less traveled.  Odisha is certainly a place I loved, but I discovered quite quickly… Continue reading

Cultural Misfits: Where do I fit in?

I am learning Hindi and have found the experience particularly challenging given the rather diverse cultural history I come from ( something I have discussed a bit previously here). My grandparents were born… Continue reading

Raksha Bandhan… My Day

This weekend was Raksha Bandhan. It is a festival where a sister ties a Rakhi (which is like a wristband made from coloured thread and beads), around her brother’s wrist.  This is to… Continue reading

Foodie Post: The Art of Paan

I must confess I am a foodie. I love food, I enjoy trying all sorts of delicacies and am that annoying person who takes photos of the food they are about to eat.… Continue reading