It’s Sunday afternoon and hubbyji and I are making our way to the neighborhood park, with a picnic basket dangling from my hand. Continue reading
Join me on this visual reminiscence of our summer retreat to Kerry, Ireland! It indeed is a panoramic paradise……. Continue reading
After having spent exciting couple of days in Ballyferriter, we were now headed towards the next destination of our vacation- the Inch village. Continue reading
When friends ask me about the weather of Ireland, I tell them that on some days, you can see all four seasons in a single day.
This world is strewn with emblems of past that defy the ravages of time and stand there- unyielding, venerable and graceful. I’ve always been acutely fascinated by historic sites and nothing seems as seductive as some of the oldest ruins that unravel the stories of ancient times. When my husband and I travel, we make a point of finding out about the history of a place, its iconic buildings and knowing why everything is the way it is. Heritage is a constant touchstone of the times the place has been through. It is what forms a nexus between the enigmatic past and the curious present.
As it happens with all the couples at some point, hubbyji and I get talking about what would happen in case one of us died. It is a rainy saturday afternoon, the kind which you love to spend buried deep inside a warm heavy duvet with bottom-less cups of hot tea.
Bewildered, I stare at the cashier of the local bakery of our village who for some reason, instead of taking the €10 note from me and billing my items, keeps on pointing towards me and saying “seek…seek?”
This college was founded in the year 1592 and is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin. Continue reading
The Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity is one of the oldest buildings of Ireland and has been a place of pilgrimage for almost 1000 years. Continue reading
Scowling, I take my hand out from inside my buttery-soft, cozy blanket to reach out for my phone as the shrill alarm goes off. From the relaxing meditative music (which for some reason has the sound of dripping water at regular intervals) to my favorite song’s background score, I have tried it all. Turns out you just cannot have an alarm tone that you don’t detest with every atom of your body.