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  • Tuck-In

    Kicking off winter & festivities

    There’s so much to be done in December! It’s the month of birthdays and anniversaries (parties), marriages (more parties), the joy of Christmas (some more parties), the end of a year and the beginning of a new one (the ultimate party!) And then there is pondering on the resolutions – the ones taken at the beginning of the current year and the ones that might be considered for the coming year. As I take stock of the work that has happened in 2018 and gear up for the party season, I am part stoked and part dismayed over the new year resolutions that have reached fulfilment; especially after the grand…

  • from the corner table, fromthecornertable, photo:Vaibhav Tanna, tea, travel tuck-in talk, tea time, tea recipes, marmalade tea, pineapple tea, spiced green tea
    Tuck-In

    Tale of 3 teas

    If I ever have to choose between tea and coffee, the latter will always be my soul choice. My knowledge of all things tea ends at the Indian kadak chai* and an occasional green tea mostly consumed when I am desperately trying to fight what I call the ‘fat deposit battle’. But recently, I have discovered that tea soothes that occasional need for something hot to lift your soul. Especially at the onset of winter when evenings are just the right kind of cool and not cold. These sentences were taking a languid stroll through my mind on a Monday evening while I was on a cleaning spree. Books from…