Zini, me & life in general


Hi, my Name is Pankti. I am a former techie, currently a homemaker, taking care of my daughter Zini & her papa A (well that’s my hubby :)). & as a homemaker I am supposed to take care of my home as well, but let’s not talk about it ;).

I love to read happy stuff, like to watch happy movies, enjoy listening to happy songs.. so you get it, i am a sucker for happy  endings. you can find me laughing while reading a book ( i have received many concerned, many is-she-mad looks for this)

I love reading P G Wodehouse books for all the chaos in there & finally the happy endings. Chicken soup for the soul series is also a favorite…I also like Tarak Mehta na ulta Chashma for the brilliant humour…

And of course, the list is not complete without Harry Potter series…I am in love with those books. I can have re-run after re-run after re-run…of these books. (When i got the HP7, i didn’t cook, didn’t sleep & decided to travel to the office by auto rickshaw so that i can read it on the way to the office).

I enjoyed some of the Chetan Bhagat’s book, esp. 5 point someone (being an engineering student i had this deja vu moment with it) & 2 states (being a Gujarati married to a punjabi, this again had this deja vu effect)

There is one exception to my happy book list- “The Diary of a young girl”, i read it as a teenager & liked it though the ending was not happy. it made me realize that how lucky i am to have my freedom & a comfortable life…

I liked Dil Chahta Hai, 3 Idiots & HeraPheri..i also enjoyed 50 first dates, home alone, charlie’s angels, chronicles of narnia (read the books after watching the movie :)), and of course all the Harry Potter movies (Surprisingly can’t think of many movies that i would like to watch again (probably it’s the Zini effect :))

Currently i am found singing nursery rhymes, Baal Geet & Haalarda(Lori).. and to my surprise i realized that i like many of them :), i like all the songs that Zini & i can dance on…

I am also a bit of adventurer, i have tried para sailing  ( the best was at Goa, it was great flying above the sea – sadly the way i did it for the 1st time is not the way it is done now. In our last visit to Goa para-sailing was a big let down), river rafting (best was on Ganga near Hrishikesh, waiting for another chance – Sadly this too has been discontinued now due to a recent accident). Also took a road journey to Leh via Manali…And yes, if riding a scooty in which fuel is about to run out & then getting it pushed by an auto walla, or a passing biker, or loading it in a cycle rickshaw to reach nearest patrol pump is considered adventurous then that also ;)……

Oh, and I blog about my cooking adventures at My Cooking Adventures….


Comments on: "About" (31)

  1. Hey Techie-cum-Mom 🙂

    Bumped into you while blog-hopping..will stay around..hope it is ok.. *asking innocently* 🙂

  2. Yes, Have stayed there most of my life, did schooling, college, got my first job & met my hubby in Ahmedabad…It’s my home :)…
    So what’s your Amdavad connection?!!

  3. Chicken soup series, The Dairy of a young girl, 5point some1, Hera pheri, dil chahta hai, river rafting, para sailing guess i found more than enough in common to follow your sweet blog 🙂 Nice to know you ! Cheers !

  4. Hey T2M, how did i miss reading this page?
    I am a P.G Wodehouse fan too and enjoyed CB’s 5 point someone and 2 states 🙂
    And you have done parasailing too .. same pinch 🙂
    Road journey to Leh via Manali … Now I am seriously jealous … A dream trip for me … but a distant dream (not until Cheebu is a bit older) Please share your experiences of that trip na… would love reading it 🙂

  5. lovely ‘about’ account T2M 🙂 So Zini is about 2 ? That’s close to Chirpy’s age 🙂 same pinch on that 🙂 I’m sure we would have a lot to share-lot of tips and shoulder offering 😉

    • Hey Scribby, thanks for checking this page 🙂

      Zini is 2 years, 2 months old…Yes, if Chirpy and Zini will be in same standard when they start the school (School on my mind with Zini’s play-school 🙂 )
      Yeah, definitely, actually when i start the job hunt, i am planning to take tips from you 🙂

  6. Hello, I enjoy reading your posts and hence nominated you for a Liebster award. Please do check it out. http://www.sugaretal.blogspot.com.au/2013/04/liebster-awards-two-in-row.html

  7. oooh.. you’re from ahmedabad.. Me too 🙂

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  9. T2M, I’m a sucker for happy endings too..:) Enjoying reading your blog…

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  12. Hi Pankti, I read about your ladakh tour. I wanted to know weather you still have your driver digvijay’s no.

    • Sorry, i changed phone and lost the number 😦
      But we got him from Indian holidays. you can talk to them if you wish….

  13. Hey Pankti…awesome blog…njoying reading ur blog..:)

  14. Hey Pankti,

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    Recently we have been getting numerous requests to cover topics related to Pregnancy and Parenting too and we wanted to set up a new website for the same. In this context, we were looking out for experienced parenting bloggers and your blog caught our eye. We would love to collaborate with you and work towards putting up content credited to you on our site.

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    Pallavi Sarkar

  15. We are happy to invite u to the ‘Paint your dreams’ bloggers meet in Delhi on 15 Nov 14! Register: http://bit.ly/AvivaBloggerMeet

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