So, Magic has rules?

On one of my trips to the library a few months ago, I saw The Rules of Magic in the new books section. It caught my eye because of a bright yellow cover and also because of “magic” in the title. After I got home, I googled the book and read that it was a prequel to another popular book by Alice Hoffman called Practical Magic. Practical Magic was written in 1995 and was made into a movie starring Sandra Bullock Read More »

Re-evaluating Women in Tech

Recently, a friend of mine sent me a link to a Women in Tech event and asked me if I wanted to attend it. A look at the agenda and the speakers lined up got me thinking of what we consider women in tech to be . As a resident of the Silicon Valley where there’s a tech company every few blocks, I know that the perception an outsider has is that everyone who works here is “technical”.  But for someone who works in this industry I know that isn’t the case. Read More »

The Beautiful Château de Versailles

I was in Paris last month for two weeks. This was my second trip to Paris and having visited most of the must-visit places in Paris during my last trip, there were only a few places left on my list. Versailles (pronounced vehr-”sigh”) was one of them. A visit to Versailles is a day trip since it takes about 6 to 7 hours if you want to explore this famous residence of the French Monarchs. Versailles is a half hour drive from the city center. You can take the train which is very convenient or you could also catch a cab or uber. But if you are a solo traveller, the train is more budget friendly.  Read More »

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The Journey Begins

As a child I wanted to grow up to be a story writer. Black letters on white paper which otherwise looked so plain let me travel to places without leaving my room. But as a lot of I’ll-grow-up-to-be dreams you have as a child wither away, this one did too. This blog is my attempt to still be a writer in this virtual personal space of the internet. Here, I wish to share with you my travel experiences, the interesting stories I come across, my reviews about books I read and occasionally some musings Read More »