Updates.

Hello everyone! What’s up?

Its been quite a busy week for me actually. And its not really over, since I work on Saturdays too.

The chocolate phirni seems to be the highlight of the week gone by.

Also, last saturday evening, a visit to a very popular eatery, Candies (in Bandra) was quite a pleasant experience…some place I intend to visit again within the next couple of weeks, hopefully. And yes, a review would follow obviously.

Work is thankfully a little slow than before, getting reasonable time to breathe between projects……can’t say that about my personal life. Its been loaded with conversations over the phone with Mum and Dad about my plans for further studies…ouch…

Also, I’ve only recently and for the first time realized that I completely suck at long-distance relationships. Not that I’ve had any before this one. I just wish the Lieutenant and i were living in the same city. We both belong to the “huggy-feely-kissy-cuddly” group of people and this is torture. Seriously. 😦

Meanwhile, I’ve developed this wierd itch to click at whatever, wherever with the oldest digital camera in the world.

My dad bought it for me about 9 years back….so trust me when I say its old. Its a Sony and no wonder its still working.

Last Tuesday, on my way to office, I clicked a little tired old lady resting by the side of the road. Very candid, if I may say so myself. And one of a BEST bus with a Tasveer 8 X 10 poster stuck on its back.

I’m not particularly a very good movie critique, but I know what I like, and Tasveer 8 X 10 sucks. Its complete bull****.

Desi boys and girls, you’d be making a grave mistake if you actually buy theatre tickets to watch this one. Trash it.

Akshaye Kumar….dunno what’s gone wrong with him. And Nagesh Kukunoor? He was one of my favorite Bollywood Directors. He still is. But, dude…what the hell went wrong with this one? Supernatural tones? Mutant hero who can get into photographs? An evil twin who returns with revenge in his heart?

Doh!

Anyway…

The last week has also been a food fest for me personally. I’ve had people cook for me more than I have or them.

And the results have been pretty good… 🙂

Special mention goes to Neha’s banana-date-almond cake. Awesome. No other word for it. Perfectly soft and the correct amount of sweet.

She admits she’s always been a perfectionist. No experimenting and a strict follower of recipes. How unlike me.

But hey, I’m not complainig…especially after feasting on the cake the entire day and forgetting lunch altogether.

And I wonder why I find it difficult to lose weight….

Well, I’m so tired right now, I’m barely aware of what I’m typing….should get to bed and catch you all next week!

Back and Bouncing!!

A month! A whole month!

More than a month, if I have to be completely honest, since I’ve posted!

Now that I’m typing away furiously at the keyboard, I realize how much I’ve missed it… 🙂

Wow!
So much has happened since then…
Update 1: I’ve moved to Mumbai with a brand new job and currently loving it to pieces! The workload is crazy (reason why I haven’t been blogging since I started), the clients are fantastic to deal with, and I get to boss around my juniors! Ye-ah!

Update 2: I’m living in this crazy awesome apartment with one of my closest friends!

The damn flat’s got a terrace garden in front!

Update 3: I’ve made a whole lot of new friends. Obviously.

Update 4: I have time to cook!! Yes, believe it or not, I finally stabilized my routine so I end up with enough time to whip up something at the end of the day….

We made a chocolate and rum-vanilla soaked strawberry cake for Christmas…post coming up later!

Update 5: By the time my first week in Mumbai got over, I had already lost my cellphone, my favorite pair of sunglasses and a very expensive purse. Yes, that’s right….all my resolutions to be a super-cool, sophisticated, succesful woman, in a new cool city, with a cool job  have gone out the window in the first week itself.

I’ve already started showing my true colors.

Update 6: I’ve eaten out at eleven different seafood restaurants (ELEVEN…you heard me) since I’ve been here. And I plan to go back and review them all. The snap below is that of Shweta, Foram and me in one of the restaurants, Gajalee (in Juhu). Their stuffed Bombil fry is to die for.
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Anyway, that’s it for now. The city’s awesome, treats me well and gives back as much as you give it. It feels new, confusing, exciting and even scary at times…but thats what makes it all the more fun. It feels so good to be back!

Until later…