Hey guys! So today I’m sharing the first video of my collection that I made while I was in UK. This collection was custom designed for HRH Duchess of Sussex, for a hypothetical royal visit to India. The collection combines the ethereal saree from India and the traditional art of suit from the west. I took 100% British made merino wool and combined it with … Continue reading The Royal Visit
Continuing with the Lippan art, my board took 24 hrs to fully dry. Now here’s a few things to make sure you have in hand before we go ahead – Good amount of any adhesive like fevicol or mod podge, chalk powder, old newspapers. Take a few newspapers and tear them into very tiny pieces and put them in water over night, we’ll be using … Continue reading Further on the Lippan Piece
Weekly Photo Challenge – Beloved Next on my list is the eldest of the gang. His name is “chachu” which is Hindi for Uncle. There’s a funny story behind this naming, one day I had my uncle at my place and this old.dog came up to us and wanted us to pet him, we were a little hesitant at first. Then my uncle pointed out … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge : Beloved #2
ITS MY BIRTHDAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YAYYYYYYY!!!!!! Lol. So its my birthday today. I’m officially 19 now. I am proud January-born Capricorn. Any other Capricorns out there? Uh don’t feel any older though. I’m so excited today. So I was wondering what special to do today. So I was like, I am turning 19 today so here are 19 facts about me. 19 Facts About Me I’m a … Continue reading Its My BIRTHDAYYYY!!!!!!!
Hey! So a few days ago I posted “Whats your problem? I’ll find a solution for it.” Our first task where we had to look around us infact beyond us and find one problem and come with a design solution for it. So the two ideas that I posted and were approved, I made the first few sketches of the ideas. So here they are. … Continue reading First Sketches!
A king size snack anyone? No, I’m not talking about a whopper from burger king or a super big pizza. Today, I bring to you a very special and unique snack item called Raj Kachori. Kachori refers to a fried snack filled with various condiments inside. Its usually accompanied by a sweet tamarind chutney for the ones with sweet tooth, or a very super spicy … Continue reading Chaat for a King
Inheritance is beyond material possession. Its the small things that mimic our past which go unnoticed. “Inheritance Is not only a piece of ancient jewellery Its the way of wearing it Is not only an old gift from past Its the personality of the new gen Is not only keys to an old wretched house Its the ways of making a house, a home Its … Continue reading Inheritance – Beyond Material Possession
An attempt at describing the exceptional beauty of an Indian bride. Beauty with the generations of cultures and traditions hidden behind. “Pulls the seams, brings down the hem Of the fine taffeta Crafted with excellence Adorned with motifs of renaissance Places the tikka firm Eyes glazing with pride Lips sparkling ablaze Auric jewels hanging over the ear Gravid necklace adorning the neck Veil heavy with … Continue reading This Indian Bride…
“Blowing candles For beginning and end A holy celebration of Life and Death” Copyright-©TheKayasthaJournal2017 Disclaimer- All the poetic content in this blog is entirely fictional. Any resemblance to any person, living or dead, is purely coincidental. It also has no resemblance nor inspired by the personal life of the author. The pictorial content used in this post is not owned by the author. Continue reading A holy celebration – Haiku
“Life happens in ways Rigid and disturbing Impelling us to a better tomorrow.” Copyright-©TheKayasthaJournal2017 Disclaimer- All the poetic content in this blog is entirely fictional. Any resemblance to any person, living or dead, is purely coincidental. It also has no resemblance nor inspired by the personal life of the author. The pictorial content used in this post is not owned by the author. Continue reading A better tomorrow – Haiku
Hey everyone. Today’s prompt gave me a chance to write about some of my culture’s traditions which have scientific importance. You might have seen in my previous posts that I’m a big atheist when it comes to believing in lunatic traditions, which are of course self explanatory. However these (the one’s mentioned here) don’t make the cut because now when I know the science behind … Continue reading 5 Scientific Hindu Beliefs
Hey everyone! So here’s a new quick snack recipe for you all. An easy and tasty and fulfilling breakfast. Ingredients- Gram flour Flour Salt to taste Red pepper Green chillies Coriander Water Flour bread or brown bread. Method- Take a mixing bowl and add 4 tablespoons of gram flour, 1 tsp of flour, salt to taste, red chillies as per your spice tolerance. I finely … Continue reading 5 min Breakfast recipe.
Hey everyone! So today I’m sharing a very interesting, delicious and easy snack recipe. This is onion and potato pakora (fritter) Ingredients- 1 sliced onion 2 sliced potatoes Gram flour Red chilli powder Salt to taste Green chillies chopped Coriander Asafoetida Water Steps- Peel off the onion and potatoes. and slice them into small pieces. Not really small though. Take a bowl, add 5 tablespoons … Continue reading Food Blog – 5 min snack recipe
Often when things are not going good for a long time, or some bad thing happened all of a sudden, people say the evil eye has struck. In India especially you will come across this a lot. We call it “buri nazar“. Its a sort of a malevolent glare, given to people when they are unaware. Now usually its not supposed to be evil. In … Continue reading Evil Eye for an Atheist
Good morning to half and good evening to other half of the world. Hope you’re having a nice day. Well yesterday I had my very first drivers test, not official but with my dad. I finished my 15 day driving course a week ago. My dad was in Italy so my mom wanted me to wait for him. She wanted me to drive with dad … Continue reading My first driver’s test