KOMAL53's Blogs

Satisfaction Guaranteed!!!!
Friday, May 28, 2010      6 comments

I think I was born to eat---I just adore,love and worship Food.I'm not very particular----being lucky in being able to enjoy most Cuisines---Sudhir on the other hand is staunchly reverting to his Indian roots.Mummy learnt Chinese cooking from th... Read more
Marriage----A Commitment
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      9 comments

My generation grew up believing in getting married and living together ever after----Divorce was a bad word for us!!!!Indian women specially were conditioned early in Life to adjust----one didn't just marry the man---one married the entire Famil... Read more
Thanks---Dear SP Friends!!!!
Monday, May 24, 2010      4 comments

The fabulous and encouraging feedback that you all send me makes my day---and encourages me to write whatever comes to mind---knowing that it will be appreciated!!!In the evening of my life I've blossomed into what I had dreamt of becoming----ma... Read more
Monday, May 24, 2010      7 comments

Life is funny---it winds it's way through uncharted territory----no one can accurately predict where one will reach----only the Past is known---the Present is now hence revealed every second as it comes and the Future is shrouded in mystery.Thus... Read more
Friday, May 21, 2010      6 comments

Looking inwards into one's own Mind and Soul is good---specially when some things perplex you-----and you need to renew your aquaintance with yourself again----it's like saying"Hi--I'm so and so "to your self again!!! It just struck me today t... Read more
A-Z s about Me!!!!
Friday, May 21, 2010      12 comments

Borrowing this idea from Zannachan---I tried to give all honest answers!!! A-ge:56 years ,8 months,17 days B-ed: Large Double Bed(Queen sized) C-hores you hate: I loathe Dusting----it makes me sneeze as I'm allergic to Dust!!! D-ogs n... Read more
Panhaalaa Fort Pictures
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      3 comments

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Back Home
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      6 comments

We had a rocking time in Kolhapur---after a very long time I just lay back and watched Time passing me by!!!Since Hotel Opal is co-owned by Shyamkaka it is like being at home-------each day brought with it total relaxation----a necessity in toda... Read more
The Beautiful Panhaalaa Sunset!!!!
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      5 comments

Kolhapur was ruled by a Maharaja-----who was awarded a 21 Gun Salute by the British during the Raj --------this Maharaja was Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj,scion of the Bhosaley Famil... Read more
The "Real" Taste!!!
Thursday, May 13, 2010      9 comments

My brother Sanju's home has plenty of Fruit Trees----two of which are very much productive now----the Papaya(Pawpaw)Tree and the Hog Plum(Jaambhool/Jaamun) Tree------both are giving forth fresh luscious Fruit in large numbers--------eating Fruit... Read more
The Pastoral Life!!!
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      4 comments

Life has a way of flowing---in various modes---but flowing nevertheless ahead.Here in Kolhapur the rhythm is slow and sluggish-------very relaxing.No one seems to be in a hurry----the pace itself is very laid back-----unmoving!!!!! Here I'm ju... Read more
Paying Homage!!!
Monday, May 10, 2010      3 comments

One act takes precedence over everything else---dictated by Family Tradition-------it still is the first thing on the agenda on reaching Kolhapur-------that is to pay homage to "Aai Aambaa Bai" as the Goddess Mahalaxmi,patron Deity of this Tow... Read more
Journey to my Roots!!!
Sunday, May 09, 2010      7 comments

Genetics is a funny thing-----you're a part of a chain which binds you to certain habits,quirks----and so much more!!!!The Umbilical Cord is invisible but very strong and very much alive-----showing up when you least expect!!! Yesterday while ... Read more
My Sari Sales
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

I'm addicted to Fabric---Bedlinen,Curtains,Sar
ies,Clothes in general----all have me salivating and drooling over the Stuff.While buying Lotta's Trousseau a Bengali Sari vendor named Kamal was sent to me by Anutai,Milind's daughter Shilpa's m... Read more
The Rainbow in my Closet
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      6 comments

Each week I have a date----with my Closets!!!Tedious but necessary----these contain my wonderful Treasure of different types of Fabrics---gathered from all over India---and very close to my heart---hence prized possessions!!! My Steel cupboard... Read more

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