The 12 Best Books I Read in 2018- Part 1

By Piyushi Dhir

The Ten Best Books I Read

Every time I walk into a library or a book shop, I am overwhelmed by the sheer number of books there are in the world. And I always think that I will never have enough time to read everything I want to! Honestly, I could live my entire life doing nothing but reading, and still […]

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A Beautiful Fall Drive to Haliburton, Canada

By Piyushi Dhir

A Fall Drive to Haliburton

“So, what are you doing for Thanksgiving?” a Canadian friend asked me the other day. “What does one do?” I asked her back. She told me about family dinners and get-together’s, long walks and drives. We don’t have family here and long walks are limited owing to our toddler, but I immediately caught on to […]

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From Holi to Halloween

By Piyushi Dhir

Halloween in Canada

When you move your life from one part of the world to another, you often see a very big shift in culture. You hear new languages, see new ways of life and experience new festivals. Our first big move from India to Africa was rather cushioned because my husband’s employers housed us Indian families in […]

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When the Father Becomes the Mother

By Piyushi Dhir

When the Father Becomes the Mother

I always knew I wanted to become a mother. I also always knew that I didn’t want to be a working mother, especially in the first few years of my child’s life. I wanted to be around, to watch my little one achieve his milestones, to hear his first words, to see him take his […]

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