It was the wedding season of the year, which means that it was also the time that friends and family poured in from all over. It was a full house at my place, and needless to say, the kids were overjoyed! Playtime with cousins is very special as cousins are your first friends. I had been looking forward to the arrival of the entourage, since I found this a good opportunity for my kids to socialize.
So, this burly guy stood on two adjacent tetrapods lined against Marine drive sea side, holding his mobile up in the air and looked into it with a ‘Kirsten Stewart’ animation of a smile, adjusted his left profile, surreptitiously raised one eyebrow, and with a conspicuously satisfied grin, eventually pressed the red dot, while his companion stood right there, suffering the ordeal of having to watch this business unfold before him while sporting an unconvincing smile.
When we decide to settle down and get married, we are basically looking for a soulmate. Not just someone compatible. Not just someone to share our practical lives with, but also our emotions, our innermost desires, our secrets. And we expect our better halves to treat them with the same level of sanctity and regard that we give to them. We expect the world from them, to the level of the unreasonable, and mostly, feel disappointed if these expectations aren’t fulfilled.
Jaggery water, or Gud Pani, is a blissful drink to beat the summer heat, keep you active and healthy and tastes great too! I have been drinking it throughout my childhood, and I make it for my children too! Below is the recipe and health benefits: Serves 4 glasses Ingredients Jaggery - 200gms (depends on your sweet tooth!) Water - 4 glasses Basil seeds - 5-10 gms 2-3 lemons Mint leaves (optional) Method Soak Jaggery in drinking water for 2 hours till it melts completely.