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100 Words: Guilty Pleasure

The words transported her to another realm. A magical world.Then she heard footsteps. It was him. He mustn’t see her doing this. Quickly she hid her secret under the pillow and put the light off. “Ready for bed?” he asked. “Yes” she answered. He lay down facing her. “What if…

Tamasha In Bandargaon: Book Review

    Title: Tamasha in Bandargaon Author: Navneet Jagannathan Publisher: Tranquebar ISBN 978-93-81626-26-9 Price: INR 295/- (Paperback)       Bandargaon, a fictional suburb of Mumbai, is full of a large variety of characters. There a politicians and entreprenuers, shopkeepers and journalists, builders and building society members. Some people dream…

Thinner Dinner: Book Review

I haven’t bought a cook book in a long time, because I find a wealth of recipes offered for free on the internet. I also like to experiment and make my own creations. However, my husband, José, who quite loves cooking himself, has a theory that if you get one…

Surprise!

I’m so glad to introduce you to Samantha Sotto, who is all set to launch her first novel: Before Ever After. You can take a virtual tour of her novel here and visit her blog ‘The Slight Detour’. It’s always exciting to meet writers and I love to pick up…

The Wonder of Books

A device for reading on the go, portable, unlimited operating time, no battery worries, wireless, cheap. Yes, it is a book   ~ Times Online UK I cannot but give thanks for the wonder of books in my life. Books have always meant a lot to me. They’ve been prized…

Emotional Intelligence

Daniel Goleman in his groundbreaking [amazon_link id=”055380491X” target=”_blank” ]Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ[/amazon_link] tells a story of his friend, Terry Dobson, who in the 1950s was one of the first Americans to study the martial art aikido in Japan.  [amazon_image id=”055380491X” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium”…

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