United Nations has declared 2023 as the ‘International Year of the Millet’. This year is dedicated to promoting the consumption and cultivation of millets to improve food security, mitigate the effects of climate change, and promote sustainable agriculture. Millets are … Continue reading Folklore and Millets: A Cultural Connection
A couple of weeks ago, I went with my friend for star gazing. One the one hand, we were looking at the immortal, eternal and unchanging sky, while on the other we were wondering if the stars were dead or alive at this moment. I felt so insignificant in the big, dark and cold cosmos while she expressed that every moment is so precious as this life and this world is so unique. She felt every moment should be preserved and cherished. Human beings have always been fascinated with the concept of immortality. A few years ago, I had read … Continue reading Quest for Immortality
Are you the one who is tired of hearing words like overweight, on the heavy side, plus sized and chubby? I didn’t use the word fat. No, I didn’t. I can never use this word. Are those buttery, flaky, nutty … Continue reading A Nonfat Latte and a Fiction, please!
Menopause is often a baffling term. Women are either misinformed or uninformed about it. Many women get devastated on even hearing this word. No doubt it is life changing and an essential milestone in any women’s lifetime. It is a … Continue reading Menopause: Too early?
The medical dictionary describes vagina as a muscular canal extending from the cervix to the outside of the body. The Oxford dictionary defines vagina as a passage leading from a woman’s external genitals to the womb. The word ‘vagina’ … Continue reading Have a Happy Vagina!
If you have followed this blog or read some of the posts, you’ll know that I have a big sweet tooth. In fact, it won’t be an exaggeration if I say that I am addicted to sugar and anything sweet. … Continue reading Confessions of a Sugarholic