FFS! Does everyone in Ireland behave this way?

6 min read… I moved to Ireland in 2016, when I was 24 years old. Thanks to my cricketing journey, I have travelled to a few places within India with various teams and learned a lot along the way. In fact, I should thank the game of cricket for a lot of things in my…

Aran Islands, you beauty.

4 min read… We are back with our 5th travel blog. Don’t forget to check our other travel posts. This time, we decided to visit Galway and The Aran Islands. Galway is a harbour city in Ireland’s west coast. The city sits where River Corrib meets the Atlantic Ocean. The Aran Islands are 3 rocky isles…

Made in Kitchen #4 – Pineapple upside-down cake

Prep Time: 90 mins Ingredients: NOTE: 1 cup = 250ml. All these measurements are for a large baking pan. Adjust accordingly. Pineapple slices – 1 Tin Cake Flour – 2 cups Baking Powder – 1 Tbsp Pinch of baking Soda Salt – 1 Tbsp Granulated Sugar – 1 to 1/2 cup Brown Sugar – 2…

This blissful Wicklow road trip actually cures your boring weekend

5 min read… After over 100 days of lockdown, we decided to head for a road trip because a sunny day in Ireland is scarce and precious. After much deliberation, we zeroed in on the Wicklow mountains. This is our 4th travel blog post. Don’t forget to check our other travel posts. Wicklow mountains offer…

Made in Kitchen #3 – Garlic Mushroom Roast

Prep time: 20 mins Ingredients: Mushrooms (small-sized) – 250 g Garlic – 3 cloves Onion (small-sized) – 1 Butter – 2 tbsp Oil – 1 tbsp Black pepper powder – per taste Salt – per taste Mixed herbs (optional)   Recipe: 1. Heat the oil and butter in a pan. 2. Add finely chopped onion…

The Book Talk #13 – Life’s Amazing Secrets

6 min read… Hey, welcome to the 13th episode of our book series – The Book Talk. If it’s your first time here, check our other posts. In this episode, we’ll discuss Life’s Amazing Secrets by Gaur Gopal Das. If you are from India, there’s a great chance that you’d have heard of Gopal Das’s speeches on…

Made in Kitchen #2 – Raddish Paratha

Prep time: 60 mins Ingredients: Radish – 1 large Green Chilli – 2 nos. Onion – 1 Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tbsp Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tbsp Garam Masala – 1/4 tbsp Wheat Flour – 1 cup Oil – 3 tbsp Coriander Salt – per taste Warm water   Recipe: Take 1 cup of…

Made in Kitchen #1 – Pomegranate Ice Cream

Prep time: 30 mins | Freezing time: 8 hours Requirements: Hand/Stand mixer (You can also use a blender. But for best results, use a hand/stand mixer) Ingredients: Fresh Cream – 250 ml Sweetened condensed milk – 200 ml Pomegranate – 1 Vanilla Extract – 1 Tbsp Strawberries – 3 nos. (optional) Recipe: Place the whisk…

How books helped me resolve a personal relationship problem

6 min read… If you are new to my blog, find all my book posts here. Recently, I shared my personal story in a WhatsApp group which offended my close friend. It was taken out of context and something that I could have avoided. He took a screenshot of my message, highlighted the particular statement,…

How I write a blog post – behind the scenes

7 min read… The 1st episode of my book talk was published on the 14th of March. Three and a half months have passed and I have discussed 12 books so far. I have learned a lot on this journey and made a lot of good friends along the way. I am often asked by…

This is my schedule for a productive day

With my office closing down and cricket season taking a hit, I have had more time to indulge in my hobbies like reading, writing, podcasting, and cooking. I’ve been working from home since March and this set-up shall continue at least a couple more months. Personally, this lockdown has been fruitful. A few of my…

The Book Talk #12 – Rich Dad Poor Dad

7 min read… Hey, welcome to the 12th episode of our book series – The Book Talk. If it’s your first time here, check our other posts. In this episode, we’ll discuss Rich Dad Poor Dad (RDPD) by Robert Kiyosaki. RDPD was my finance-101 book. I was always ignorant of how money worked and so far, I…