Goodbye June and the first half of 2021

New year in Brissy! Queensland, a trip to remember! Featured by Therapists Connect. Hand painted macaroons. Bridgerton. Kavita turns 50! The Tea Rooms 1892 . Revna gets engaged! AstraZeneca. Miranda. Healing with Shri Shirdi Sai Baba. Afternoon Tea at Noir. Manifestation miniature jars! Soul. Quartet by candlelight. Fitness journey begins. Glasses again! Sanditon. Yin Yoga. Penumbra in the cave on Planet Mother. Triennial. Psychology Diploma. Last meal at Lucky Penny Cafe. Photoshoot with Fabio. N&N visit Melbourne. Driving in Victoria! Day trips to Bendigo, Geelong and Torquay. The Rone exhibit. Harry Potter Trivia. A gift of Hand drawn art! The beautiful fall foliage in Bright! Trekking, Biking, Walking and Feasting! Amy turns 40! The Prophecy of the Exiled Rogue; hashtag and title reveal. Mom & Dad’s 57th Wedding Anniversary. Cover teaser Drone shoot. #poter book teaser. 4 years in Australia! Temple visit with the Melbournians. #poter book trailer and launch – 21.5.21.

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Reunion. #poter becomes a #1 Amazon Bestseller in 3 categories! Virtual baby shower for Shonali! Sunset Lottery. Surprise hamper all the way from Mumbai, celebrating The Exiled Rogue Series by Kavita! Writers Tea! Central Perk Mug! Finished the first chapter of my new sci-fi romance novel! Ethiopian dinner. Bellroy laptop sleeve. 16/6 W dinner. Cake Mail by Manisha! #coter is honoured as an award winning finalist in the International Book Awards 2021! My sister becomes a grandmother! Shonali gives birth to baby Aarya! 4 generations starting with great grandmother Sunita Adnani! Paperback launch in Melbourne at Dymocks Prahran! Bookmarks & Badges! A day of celebrations! The Trilogy is Complete! MG opens in New Jersey!

Hoping and praying to be reunited with family and friends this year. In gratitude for everything else 🙏


Goodbye June and first half of 2020

Third New Year’s Eve at NOIR. #COTER trailer, ebook and paperback releases. Mumbai airport pit stop. Dubai reunions galore! Memory book by Ambreen; one of my most cherished gifts. Holding the first copy of COTER. Prathna turns 50. The Dubai launch and book signing, with my family and loved ones. Book reading by my Amma Pratibha Rao. Quality time with my bestie. Emirates International School talk with senior students.

Mumbai launch and book signing. Book reading by author Nandini Dhanani. Ekta and Anjali make the moment even more special. Singapore celebration. Melbourne event with surprise T-shirts! Book reading by Divyesh Udeshi. Rath Yatra and amusement park rides on a sunny day. COTER becomes an Amazon #1 Bestselling ebook! Start writing part 2 of the trilogy. Retreat for wellness begins. Amy comes to Melbourne. Outlander. Breezy buzz cut. Veer turns 40: virtual birthday song.

Zoom catch up with Kings college gang. Instalive as an Author and then as a Counsellor. Mom and Dad’s 56th Wedding Anniversary. Reacquainted with Baking. Complete writing Part 2, editing commences. Short story gets published: Fairy Tales – Rewind. Start writing Part 3. Revna turns 25. Three years in Australia. Love Schitt’s Creek! Games on Zoom with Sappu, Amy and Bob! Into the night. Teasers ready for book 2. Will and Grace ends. Launched a counselling blog on Medium. Morning Wars. Supervision training begins. Buddha . The world starts to open. Defending Jacob. Winter begins. Alex turns 30. Finished writing part 3. The Exiled Rogue series logo unveiled. 16/6

6 months ago I was eagerly awaiting the launch of my first book. 6 months later, here I am, having finished writing the second and third. Always look for silver linings, you will find them.

Goodbye June and first half of 2016

Gallan Goodiyan. Desert beginning. Dubai Diaries. Revisited childhood literature. A poster is worth five years! Abundance Mandala. The BAD cafe. Mass Exodus. NYC party. Freezing February. Silver Jubilee for Kavita&Rajesh! DreamS by the lake. Chess addiction begins. One day in Delhi. KoQ meets Humayun. Brekkie at Lal Qilla. The Revenant. 6 sunny months. Leap Leonardo year. March Moolah! Harry Potter Mandala 🙂 Siya Kay Ram. Smashing time at Smash. A race to ‘The Race’. The universe ALWAYS responds. DG rocks! Impromptu plans and laughter marathons! Bajirao Mastani on DVD! Monopoly returns 🙂 The Jungle Book. Dinner with D-A-R-U. Mom&Dad complete 52 years! Stag lift at the gym 🙂 Beauty and the Beast. Arigato Japan: Meiji, Fuji, Sumo, Sushi! Revna turns 21! Dubai Delight. Stamp size invite. 8.5 Déjà vu. Madhuri meets her tallest fan! The truth shall set you free. IEFF – 25 films. Shonali graduates from University! Royal Reunion begins! Sweet 16.6.16. Sugar meets Spice! 4 day weekend! Udta Punjab. Thali with a Monsoon view. Jenga and Nutella. Sequel unveils New York mystery. BLACK after 11 years.

May the second half of your year be filled with the sweetness of loved ones, friendships that weather every storm and the faith that everything that happens, does so for a higher good.

Goodbye June and first half of 2015

TV pe breaking news… Danced into the New Year… Eventful 10/1. Colaba Gourmet and long drives. Take ten meditation. Tree of Life Mandala. Surreal 13/2. Maanvik turned 1! Dubai spoils of Sheesha, cinnamon ‘n’ raisin and many heart to hearts. Oscar movies. Began March with brunch at Jam Jar. London baby! Platform 9 and ¾! Sheesha at 3 degrees! Sidhu sisters rock! Second best exotic marigold hotel. Shamanic Journeys and family ties. 60km in 6 days! Riyanshi is born! Back to mumbai with NH10. Bangalore honour. April began with fondue and dance. Shonali turned 21! ‘Sail’ed to new shores. Prophetic 14/4. End of an Era. Advanced Mandala class. Healing, transformational, energy changing. Mom & Dad’s 51st wedding anniversary! Rituals and pot luck. ShakuRam’s 50th in Mahableshwar! Spa heaven. Revna turned 20! Radio déjà vu in Dubai. Aquarium sights and smells. Madinat memories. Fortnum&Mason. Tanu weds Manu returns. 3 day birthday. Dil Dhadakne Do. Family reunions and a road trip. Eternal 13/6. Namesake after 9 months. Hongkong hat trick. Best Sheesha, cake and massage! Quality time with KoQ.

Goodbye June and half of 2014

Mangi Midnite. Dedh Ishqiya. 19th January. YJHD on DVD. Gadda da Vidda. Illuminate. Delhi with Lamhe gang. Valentine’s with DeeJay. Mumbai T2. MAANVIK. Sidhu sisters & Harry Potter. College memories, London friends. Oscar night. Gulaab Gang. Queen. A ‘see you soon’. Lakme weekend. Preps for April. The universe ALWAYS provides. Laughed till I cried. Italy vs Germany. Shonali turns 20! Mehendi playlist. Aer & Haagen Dazs. 13th April. Rio 2 and farewell at Indigo. Mayyur’s Mumbai store launch. 50 GOLDEN YEARS. Reunions, dance, chanting and more! Vows renewed. Love is a 4-letter-word spelled T-I-M-E. Mumbai layover with an oath. Beautiful Berlin by buggy, bicycle, boat and foot. DeeJay save the week. Old friends, childhood families. 3 day birthday. 4 movies and 1 play. Jhalak Dikhlaja 7! Eiffel Tower & Brooklyn Bridge. Twitter, finally! Comic tragedy 1. Goodbye Toshiba, Welcome Dell. Soul lessons. Mini Musings. How to train your dragon 2. Comic tragedy 2. Full Circle @ Royal China. 22 June. 6 sunny / 2 blustery afternoons & 1 nostalgic night. In gratitude…