On a cold January night, Samir and I were snuggled up on our couch in a warm throw, watching a movie on Netflix after dinner (yeah we are one of those couples!). Half way into the movie, I crawl inside the throw. My husband was a bit perturbed and fully hopeful for “something exciting”. Quick enough to not let his expectations blow up (ahem), I said “Don’t get excited, I am just practising for the dinner next week for my birthday. Continue reading “Noir”


The Vintage Portobello Market | London

Few days back, I travelled to London for business and ofcourse the wanderlust in me managed to squeeze in as many places in and around London during my short stay.

Among the other touristy and offbeat things, one of the items on my checklist was to go to local street markets. London hosts number of markets in different parts of the city such as Camden Lock, Stables Market, Brick Lane, Spitafields, Petticoat lane, Borough market and more. Each market has its own specialty, for instance if you fancy cut price clothing, leather wear you must head to Petticoat Lane, Coloumbia Road market for exotic collections of flowers while Borough Market is known for gourmet food across the globe. Continue reading “The Vintage Portobello Market | London”