The Ten Best Books I Read in 2019

By Piyushi Dhir

The Ten Best Books I Read

Last week I wrote about how books and reading have always been a passion for me. I also promised to come up with my selection of favourites from 2019. So without further ado, here are the winners: The Summer Country, by Lauren Willig One of the most beautiful books I read in 2019, The Summer […]

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Why Reading is Food for my Soul

By Piyushi Dhir

Reading Food for my Soul

When I think back, I can’t remember a time I didn’t love books. As a kid, I was lucky to have access to well-stocked libraries at the Air Force stations wherever my father was posted. I recollect devouring books with unconstrained thirst. My siblings were just like me. I think we got it from our […]

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Discover Ontario: A Day at Campbellford

By Piyushi Dhir

On the Bridge at Campbellford

Last summer was our first in Canada and not unsurprisingly, a big part of it was spent getting settled into our new lives. This summer, however, we made it a point to do the Canadian thing of ‘getting away’ every now and then. We also changed the direction we usually drive in. So picture this, […]

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Combining Weddings & Holidays in India

By Piyushi Dhir

Beach Holidays

Weddings in India are nothing short of a festival! At least once, every year, we get invited to the wedding of a friend or family member somewhere across the length and breadth of our beautiful country. And we have started taking the opportunity to combine these weddings with a holiday destination. Going to Mumbai to […]

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How I Lost Weight in Canada!

By Piyushi Dhir

Losing Weight in Canada

“Wow, you’ve lost weight,” texted a friend, after seeing a recent picture I had posted. “Slim legs,” said another one. “Special diet?” asked a third. I laugh to myself. I remember all those comfortable days back in Ivory Coast when I had two maids at my beck and call. How much I paid a gym, […]

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Letting Go: When My Toddler Started School

By Piyushi Dhir

Knowing that his 5 year old neighbour-friend goes to school gave my 2 year old much curiosity about this haloed institution that he could not yet attend. This was a year ago. When his turn finally came to start pre-school, he started with all the enthusiasm of a kid who had been handed a new […]

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The 12 Best Books I Read in 2018- Part 2

By Piyushi Dhir

Reading in 2016

If you are always hungry for book recommendations, I hope you find something for yourself from my list of The 12 Best Books I Read in 2018. Catch the first six books in Part 1 here. And let’s move on to the next six awesome books I read in 2018: 7. The Grand Sophy, by Georgette […]

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