TWINKLE KHANNA & THE LEGEND OF LAKSHMI PRASAD

About a fortnight ago, I happened to lay my eyes on a bookstore, and I was drawn inside it by some kind of magic. I spent a little more than an hour moving from one shelf to another, meanwhile colliding with people because I didn’t want to break eye contact with the book that I…

MORE ABOUT ‘The Retrospective Procrastinator’?

I am The Retrospective Procrastinator! How, you ask? That’s because, I have been (past tense; now I’m not 😀 ) a procrastinator, I look back at past incidents and ponder on them (retrospect), regret my mistakes – but I make sure I commit them again. 😛 Hence, the name The Retrospective Procrastinator! Other than that, I’m a happy…

SNAPE – THE BRAVEHEART

Harry Potter was one of the best things that happened during my adolescence. I adore and admire all the characters of the book, and still crave to be a part of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Not to mention, even now I read/watch the series whenever I can. Each time that I revisit Harry…

ABOUT SUCHISMITA ROY

I am a competitive and self-driven communications professional, who is equally passionate about life and work. I have been amply privileged to have worked with various industries [Hospital & Healthcare/Event & Media Firm/NGO/Manufacturing MNC/Start-ups], where I handled Public Relations (PR), events and marketing communications.  Apart from PR, I am keenly interested in conceptualising and executing events…

MY KARMA

Corporate Communication, Marketing Communication,
Event Management

A GIRL’S JOURNEY HAS NO NAME

A conversation on life reminded me of what I actually want to do – I want to travel – to places known & destinations undiscovered. Because when one sets out to explore a place, one finds a piece of oneself that was hidden under the dust of social stigmas. It’s been long, really long, that…

YOUR ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR ALL TRADITIONAL ARTISTIC ITEMS

With fast-paced Industrialisation, regional and traditional forms of art have disappeared somewhere. No matter how beautiful and flawless these machine-generated art forms may be, handcrafted items have a different charm altogether!  However, a shop in Aundh still believes in the culture and empowers artisans from different states of India by keeping their traditions and skills…

FINALLY A PLACE THAT LETS THE KIDS BE KIDS!

With the increasing lack of parks and open spaces for children to play at, parents are constantly worried about their kids being glued to the electronic screens. Kids Ahoy comes as a welcome relief for all the parents – a place that is full of fun, safety and cleanliness – how does that sound? With…

GET DECORATIVE ITEMS FOR YOUR HOUSE FROM THIS ARTSY STORE

Are you bored of the run-of-the-mill accessories and decorative pieces for your house? How about getting some items that are unusual and personalised, like say made out of paper curling? PaperpopS uses the beautiful art of paper curling to create exquisite earrings, cards and other decorative pieces. An innovative concept started by Pradnya and Sonali…

WELCOME 2018 WITH A PERFECT HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE

Are you the one with the extra romantic gene? Then this is tailor-made for you. The Hot Air Balloon Safari at Lonavala can prove to be a magnificently pleasing retreat for your senses! Adventure Nation brings together this incredible experience of the Hot Air Balloon Safari. The flying time is usually 2-hours before dawn or…

MAKE YOUR EVENTS EXTRAORDINARY WITH QUIRKY AND UNIQUE GIFTS

With stores like Archies and Hallmark becoming too mainstream and generic, sometimes we run out of gifts or décor that suits our taste. Sanjeet Ray recognised this as an opportunity and created ‘Beyond Ordinary’ to bridge this gap. Beyond Ordinary is a unique gifting destination based out of Mumbai that specialises in innovative and theme…

ADD SOME ADVENTURE TO YOUR TRAVEL

Have you ever tried any of these? Shark Cage Diving, Tiger Tracking, Cycling in the Mountains, Whale Watching, Three Altitude Birding, Star Gazing, Extreme Camping, Tracing the Incas, Swinging with the Gibbons, Moonlight Cycling, Chasing the Monsoon, King Cobra Trail? If you haven’t, you should right away get in touch with Journeys! Journeys boast of…

SHAKE IT UP AT THIS NEW MILKSHAKE STORE

Viman Nagar is one cool place to be in Pune, there is a new offering almost every month and the latest to join the bandwagon is the milkshake brand from Hyderabad, Tempteys. Read on even if milkshakes are not your thing, you will be pleasantly surprised! This cute outlet of Tempteys is the first one…

ADD SOME QUIRK AND COLOUR TO YOUR WARDROBE WITH SHEENA SITLANI LABEL

If you’re an ardent fan of Bollywood styles, you’re in for a surprise. Bollywood stylist, Sheena Sitlani has a personal store and you can actually buy cool, quirky footwear designed by her. With Sheena Sitlani Label shoes, you can make people’s head turn towards your feet! Sheena Sitlani is all about creating an individual statement…

A BIOLOGIST WALKS INTO A BAR…GO TO DOOLALLY TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

Here’s a dope dose for all you science junkies! Doolally, Khar is kicking off a Science Jam and the first one is going to be called, “A Biologist Walks into a Bar”. This Science Jam is a monthly opportunity for like-minded, self-confessed science enthusiasts to get together in a pub and share stuff they like….

THESE EVENTS AT DOOLALLY WILL MAKE YOUR DIWALI EXTRA SPECIAL

Diwali, or Deepawali, that time of the year where creativity hits us and its all about lights, rangolis, lanterns and sweets! Keeping this in mind, Doolally Taproom, Mumbai has lined up a few interesting Diwali related workshops for you to create all the things you love about Diwali, all by yourself.  Painted Kolam Rangoli on…