“Aaaaaadddddyaa, no!”, screams my mother from the living room as my little sister, Aadya, holds the neck of the delicate bird forcing her to drink water even if it is not in a mood to drink it a wee bit. Let me begin from the start. Last Friday, my mother informed us that her school… Continue reading Pets of Mrs Malhotra
Author: Ayan Mukerjee
Ayan in Wonderland
My Wonderland Last summer, I went to Mussourie with my parents to one of my aunts’ farmhouse. As soon as we reached there, I was quite thrilled to see a red coloured cottage tucked in the lush green forests of oak and pine trees all around. In the evening, while playing with my cousins, I… Continue reading Ayan in Wonderland
Greek Mythology – How Much Do You Know?
Greek mythology is one of the oldest mythologies. Did you know where the “Olympic Games” get its name from? History dates back to 773 BC when ancient games were started in Olympia, Greece (to honour Zeus, the king of gods) and hence got its name from “Olympia”. The Greek Gods are also known as the… Continue reading Greek Mythology – How Much Do You Know?
Marmalade: A Very British Obsession
Captain Scott took jars to the Antarctic with him, and Edmund Hillary took one up Everest. Marmalade is part of the British national myth. Livvy …Marmalade: A Very British Obsession
Dracula – Book Review
Sir Christopher Lee as Dracula Around 130 years after it was conceptualised, Dracula is still not outdated! Dracula remains a masterpiece not only of the horror genre, but for all time. Recently, we had a new series of Dracula on Netflix. Dracula was written by Bram Stoker. Stoker was a lawyer, a civil servant and… Continue reading Dracula – Book Review
The Eight Immortals of Hindu Mythology
As per the Hindu mythology, there are eight people who are said to be immortals and still roam around the earth. Seven of them have been blessed to be immortal except for one, who was cursed. Who are they? Let’s find out more about them. 1. Parashurama: Parashurama was the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu.… Continue reading The Eight Immortals of Hindu Mythology
Tutankhamun – Book Review
The book I picked-up is, Tutankhamun from Usborne. These Usborne books are for ages 6-8 years old. This is one of my favourite books. I am fascinated with Egyptian civilization and it is full of mysteries. For almost a century, King Tutankhamun has been the poster boy for Ancient Egypt. His death mask was sublimely, breathtakingly crafted… Continue reading Tutankhamun – Book Review
What Makes Me Happy
What Makes Me Happy Books are my treasure,Give me immense pleasure.Reading, reading day and night,takes me to lands far and wide.Tintin’s adventures, Winnie’s woods,Roald Dahl and Ruskin Bond are too good!Books are magical, so are my dreams,I dream of casting spells and flying on magic brooms.I wish, I was in Hogwarts, in the house of… Continue reading What Makes Me Happy
The Problem with English!
We'll begin with a box, and the plural is boxes,But the plural of ox becomes oxen, not oxes;One fowl is a goose, but two are called geese,Yet the plural of moose should never be meese;You may find a lone mouse or a nest full of mice,Yet the plural of house is houses, not hice. If the plural of… Continue reading The Problem with English!
Hello everyone! This is my first blog, hope you like it. I came across some hilarious riddles and thought it would be a nice idea to start my first blog by sharing these riddles with you all. Let me me if you liked them or not, also please share if you have any riddles as… Continue reading Riddle Time!