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 December and second half of 2019

Mumbai pit stop. Lovely London. Leicester Family Love. College reunion. London Sky Garden. Highclere castle delights with the Sidhu Sisters. First time in Canada! Niagara majesty. Trotting in Toronto. Meeting Rohan & Burgess after 3 years! Tanishq’s Janya! Shonali weds Bikram. The squadrone rules! Divina turns 18! Montreal treks with Nav! Rani Cersei Sa honours her subject! Day trip to Quebec. Meeting the author Nandini in Mumbai with dear Shanoo. Thali with Addy and Abhi in Melbourne! My third Christmas in July! Terracotta Warriors Exhibit. Missing Veer. Black Forest croissant at LUNE. Abbotsford Convent Wellbeing Centre. Atul surprises! Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert. Bryan’s surprise birthday breakfast. Hedwig Hopetoun High Tea. Tasting Menu Thali at Daughter-in-law. Rainy White Night. Culinary learning. Switchboard Shifts begin! Sheesha gang outings. Downton Abbey – the film! Jaiveer turns 1! Missing Mayyur and Mussorie. First milestone 20/9! Elwood Promenade. Royal Botanic picnic. Second milestone 27/9. Sapna and the Belgian chocolate feast! ASIST suicide prevention workshop. Monster Nutella croissant. Sandeep’s flying visit. Sydney celebrations. Beauty of Bondi. Potter birthday for Hedwig. First Diwali with Sanjay. A movie with Sandeep after so long. Rishi’s second birthday in Melbourne. Won tickets to the ‘Last Christmas’ preview show! #sandyturns41 in Hong Kong! Reunion with Veer, Sidhu sisters, Ekta, Rakesh, Prashant, Manisha and big bro Vinod. Monestaries, the Tian Tan Buddha and lots of adventure. A cake as tall as me! Saahil’s first trip to Melbourne! Drumplings night out. Thali tradition continues. A spontaneous laugh riot with three gorgeous Afghani women. St. Kilda boys celebration. Frozen 2. Title reveal of my first novel: The Codes of the Exiled Rogue! Never stop working to make your DreamS come true. Rustica, new neighbourhood haunt. Sandeep visits on the hottest day of the year! The Sky is Pink. Holiday season begins with a bang! The storm from Dubai is here! Welcome Sapna!

We are entering a new decade, let’s leave behind everything that doesn’t serve us, accept the apologies we never got, build healthier boundaries and always be our authentic self.

Welcome 2020!

Happy New Decade!