Old Monk Bottle to Glow In The Dark Vase

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Hey there! A good evening to you and how’ve you been in your neck of woods? We have a glow in the dark vase here in Trumatter land and I think you all should totally check this shabby chic vase: It’s a pretty pink in the morning and glows aqua at night! Yes, yes this is a two faced harlot-y, extremely good looking vase which deceives people into doing crazy things when its dark ;)

I love a vase with a story or two, and I love, love, love everything glow in the dark. It’s almost magical to see objects glowing at night around you: believe me! much as I am a beach house enthusiast, I am a trippy-stuff lover. Everything which gives me the slightest hint of illusion and magic quickly becomes my favorite. Don’t ask me why! If I could, I would have done away with reality a long time ago. But let’s keep those ultra-philosophical-discussions for drunken times yeah?

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For now, let’s concentrate on the Rum bottle DIY!

What you see here is a quarter of Old Monk Rum (they have these XXX written on the label…I have no idea what is that supposed to mean but I am guessing it means you’ll see stars once you have drunk the entire bottle) and it goes fantastic with Thumbs-Up: reason why we see a lot of these in our life. Lat week, when a friend left one of these at home, I decided to put it to some good use other than throwing it away.

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I’ve been thinking about making one of these for long: thanks to me quitting the rat race that I finally got around to. I got home some Asian Paints Glow In the Dark paste, which glows aqua, and tried painting a couple of lamps with them.

Oh me! Do I love them or do I lurrrveeee them! here’s how it looks at night!

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Yup! Trippy right? Look at how beautifully it changes color.

Karma Chameleon must be looking just like this!

In case you are a GITD enthusiast, here’s a little tutorial for you.

You know, when I started making them, I faced with a lot of problems. But the one that bothered me most was, there was way too much information on the internet but not enough answers! It was like finding myself in a pool of glow in the dark info but no boat to wade through and get somewhere.

Some websites asked to use powder, some paint, some paste, some pigment: It is way too much information floating around but not enough meat. So I thought it would be good if you get the meat and one that’s cooked too ;)

Here’s all you want to know about Glow In the Dark

1. You will get powder, paste and premixed colors. You can mix pigment to the paste, powder to colored solutions and use premixed glow in the dark colors directly.

2. If you use acrylic colors with glow in the dark paint, will it glow the same shade? NO. You can mix acrylic colors as ‘tint’ to glow in the dark paste but it will not glow orange if you use orange. It will glow aqua or green or whatever light the particles emit. This is a phenomenon called Photoluminescence. By definition it is the emission of light from a molecule or atom that has absorbed electromagnetic energy. So what you use is a compound of Phosphorus: Zinc Sulphide and Strontium Aluminate are the two  most common phosphors used in making GITD paints.

3. Just so you might ask, if you are like me, isn’t something supposed to emit heat when it radiate? a material can emit light either through incandescence where all atoms radiate or luminescence where only some atoms, called emission centers emit light. Glow in the dark paints uses luminescence to glow. Precisely why you’d get a better result if you use multiple coats to paint something. The more emission centers, the more the glow.

4. Can I paint over Glow In the Dark Paint? Yes you can but it won’t glow. The opaque, plastic paints will mask the particles.

5. How can I get maximum glow out of my glow in the paste paint? Multiple layers is the key. Paint a coat, let it dry, paint another. You should end up with a thick coat of Glow in the dark paint. Keep it under sun all day or fix a plain bulb on top. It’ll glow. For best result, use white paint as base and then paint with GITD paint.

6. What are the materials on which I can use glow paint? Glass, porcelain, Tshirts, wood and everything you please.

7. What colors are available in the market? You can get some cool colors like green aqua and red available. You can get from grade O to Grade 7 (80 to 60,ooo micron), depending upon the brightness you want. Larger the particles, brighter the glow, rougher the surface.

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This is me signing off and very happy! Hope you’ve enjoyed this little glow in the dark craft. And if you did, leave a comment or two. It makes my day.

Toodles XO

 

Honey Jar Flower Vase DIY, And Other Broomstick things

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Welcome! How long has it been now?

Seriously! I missed catching up with you all so much: It felt like I have not spoken to you all for a zillion years. Meanwhile, I’ve tried to write many times in between but just couldn’t get myself to do it. When your head’s spinning with 1 gazillion different things, mostly work, and you are trying to cope up if not excel, you cannot write. Writing is personal and one needs to pour their heart into it. When the head is buzzing, the heart stops. And I can only write something if I am completely at peace and content with myself. I cannot blog for the sake of blogging, to maintain ‘Hygiene’ {yes, this is what the word ‘ethics’ or ‘necessary’ has boiled down to}, or keep the traffic flowing. I hope you can fairly guess why I have been MIA for a while. Thanks to a little beach-house-fairy who waved her magic wand and made me hopeful and dreamy eyed again.

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Yes, a lot has happened to the girl behind this blog and trust me it’s not something I should be telling you all. No point making you all sad for what made me super sad, yeah? But thank God, its over. I think I almost lost it at one point and forgot all my manners too, but the boy saved me. He is a man of few but valuable words. After many days of constant turmoil, here I am at peace with myself and blogging about a DIY Honey Jar turned into a vase. What a peace to be out of the rut. Yes, I might not make enough money as I used to a couple of months back but you know what? When before 7 years the entire production business got to me, I left it and its fat paycheck and joined a content firm with just half the salary. Then I was living alone, I had no savings, I had no husband and no home. If I could make it then, I’ll make it now and anywhere. I refuse to sell my soul for money and I will never do that.

Good days are hopefully back. Bye bye constant, nagging, sour umbilical whiplash. Hello refreshing whitewash.

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So I came home, washed away the stains of yesterday and washed a honey jar clean.

Spray painted it with white paint (you can use Krylon, Mosby or any brand. You can also use Asian Paints white and use a brush instead. It’s all cool)

Let it dry over night and did a little modge-podge

Printed this rose design out and cut it as close to edges as possible

Brushed the print side with a generous amount of modge-podge and stuck it face side down.

Rest it overnight.

Next, smear it with some water (just smear, don’t make it swim in it) and slowly, with the help of your finger tips, and with a very light hand, rub off the extra paper pulp. You want to be left with a very thin layer of paper with the design in it for it to look like its painted.

Once you have achieved the desired thickness, wipe it dry and brush another layer of modge-podge on top to seal.

Rest for about 2-3 hours and you are good to go!

Easy peasy right?

P.S: If you are too lazy to make, this is up for sale on ebay.

This is me signing off. Be crafty, not cranky.

Rukmini XO

Shubho Mahalaya, Fall Decor and A No-Sew Saree Drape DIY

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Hello, hello! How goes it? ‘Shubho Mahalaya’ to all of you reading me here and a bit of fall decor and drapes made from an old saree (yup, that’s right) is what we are going to be talking in here this evening! It’s actually 10:48 at night and I am sipping my chamomile and blogging: a few of my favorite things to do.

God knows I have been meaning to blog for a while now. But can I tell you, everyday is a broomstick day with so damn much to do. Like Marco Pierre White would tell ya,”Time’s not your friend”. I just wake up and kaboom, the day’s gone. What a struggle it is, these weekdays. I am so time starved, leisure starved-oh I want to say this again, I am so time starved- that I can barely get around to blog. But I guess it’s good to keep everything aside once in a while and do what you love to do. Everything else can wait!

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This is my favorite corner of the house! I drink tea here, I work here, I laze here: This is where I spend 75% of the day. I also let people I like sit in this corner but only people I like. People I don’t like, I strategically place myself there like a concrete so they can’t sit in here. Does that make me mean? Can a girl have no place of her own? Melodrama aside, the pretty orange drapes you see here was once in her life a saree. As I hear, she was not so beautiful a saree- she had an ugly shine, felt like resin and kept inside my mom-in-law’s bed forever now- and, so we decided to turn her into a plush drape for the wannabe beach house. I am loving the autumn glow its throwing over my room. She is so much better as a drape than a saree.

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I am totally loving this pop of color in this white space. To go with tangerine/orange I got the money plant indoors in a refurbished sweets-basket which was crying for help in an empty flat which we wanted to rent. Yes, you should surely talk about my disgusting behaviour of trash picking :D Paired the little corner seat with a black and white stripey to bring out the orange a bit more. But who doesn’t know how to foof properly! All this is a little boring. What’s not boring is where I got the idea from!

You’ll laugh. As it happens that a friend is getting married in December and me and mumma were figuring out what to wear. She came up with this brilliant idea of turning her old sarees into salwar suits: An idea I quite liked. We digged stuff in her storage an entire evening and selected this particular saree to turn into a gorgeous suit. The sis in law and I also spoke of a Pakistani design and this and that and oh my, I was almost wearing it in my dreams. That evening when I came home and told my husband of our plans, he saw the saree and said, “Dude, this looks like a curtain. Are you serious about wearing this? You’ll look hideous.” This boy I tell you has not a thread of sugar in his words. You just get as is.

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Heart-broken, I stashed it away in my storage. 2 weeks later I was craving to turning it into curtains. I just had to have some fall elements and a bit of Indianness to go with this white wannabe beach house for Durga Puja and Diwali and nothing but that saree would do. I was a little worried mum won’t like it. When I asked if I could chop, chop, no one really cared. Clearly, no one wanted to wear this saree ;) Haha, so yeah…boys are not completely useless with regards to home decor. Don’t always toss their words away.

How to make 2 minute drapes from old sarees

It’s fairly simple. Measure your window length. Measure the diameter of your curtain rod. The diameter of your curtain rod+ 4″ is the amount of length you need to keep while sewing/gluing the hem. If you don’t leave that extra inch, it’ll be too tight and you wont be able to move it.

I did a 1″ hem and then the final fold. I did a 1″ hem at the bottom to stop it from laddering. This I guess is given. And yeah! That’s all I really did.

I am also very proud of this wee cushion covers I made from the left over saree.

How to make 2 minute cushion covers from your old saree

Take a length of fabric that covers the cushion one full round and one half.

Fold the fabric and sew/ glue at a length where you think the cushion will comfortably fit in.

You’ll end up with a cushion cover and a flap. Glue velcro along the edges of the seam, on the inner side of the flap. Bring it down to where it touches the main cushion. Sew/glue velcro so the flap fits. Here’s a sketch i put together for the drapes and the cushions:

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Its so easy even the mental one would get it! Imean if I can get it right, you definitely can. If you can sew, nothing like it. If you can’t sew, there’s fabric glue. I used glue and its rocking my boat.

Here’s a quick glance at the fabric of the drape before I end:

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Would love to hear how you like it!

P.S: The DIY bit was originally done for Asianpaints where I blog :) You can check my decor pieces up here

Must sleep XO

How To Make A Shabby Chic Wicker Basket Planter

Basket Planter 1Goodmorning and a good day. How have you been holding up? If you are into gardening and live in a small apartment- which means if you are interested in shabby chic apartment gardening- there is a how-to-make-a-basket-planter in the house: It’s all old wicker baskets and some beach white love and some roses planted for winter. There is also some plant fertilizer dope, do’s and don’ts. Interested?

basket planter 3I got these wicker baskets for a throwaway price in one of the flea-markets, here in Mumbai and since then it has been on my list to turn them into a planter. Its not always that I buy something with such clear goal for the buy. Believe me, I don’t. I buy impulsively and turn one thing into another and re-turn it into something else if I don’t like the result. But this: I knew it from day 1 that they becoming planters. Worst part is for the longest time I did not have a home to myself or even a balcony! There were roomies and dirt and squafle over a pot of milk and which half of the fridge is it supposed to be in because the other half belongs to someone else: Oh My God! Those were the doom days.

So I let it sit in my storage/balcony forever (count 4 years) until today when I could actually get around to turn them into planters, and when i actually HAVE a home to myself and a balcony too. No good people, no good I tell you is your life without a balcony.

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Anyway! Moving on, making a basket planter for you home is as easy as a pie. Well, the procedure is similar too! It requires you to do just 3 things:

1. Take a large polythene that sits in the basket and also have an inch or two to spare at the sides.

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2. Poke holes in the polythene and add some soil to make it sit before you transfer your plants in

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3. Transfer your plants in and pack soil. Before you pack in soil, mix a tablespoon of a good neem-based compost fertilizer to the soil. This will promote good health of the roots and stem.

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You would also want a water soluble NPK fertilizer to spray every 1 day/week. For blooming season: 1 tbsp to 1 liter water. N-P-K stands for Nitrogen Phosphorus and Potassium. These 3 elements are responsible for better growth of the plant. I am pasting an excerpt from a website I closely follow:

Nitrogen helps plants make the proteins they need to produce new tissues. In nature, nitrogen is often in short supply so plants have evolved to take up as much nitrogen as possible, even if it means not taking up other necessary elements. If too much nitrogen is available, the plant may grow abundant foliage but not produce fruit or flowers. Growth may actually be stunted because the plant isn’t absorbing enough of the other elements it needs.

Phosphorous stimulates root growth, helps the plant set buds and flowers, improves vitality and increases seed size. It does this by helping transfer energy from one part of the plant to another. To absorb phosphorous, most plants require a soil pH of 6.5 to 6.8. Organic matter and the activity of soil organisms also increase the availability of phosphorus.

Potassium improves overall vigor of the plant. It helps the plants make carbohydrates and provides disease resistance. It also helps regulate metabolic activities.”

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Once your plants are fed and happy, they will produce beautiful blooms in your apartment garden: All you need to do then is sit back and relax and have a cup of tea.

Easy right?

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Before And After, Turn old crates to chic book carts

DIY Book Cart 1Goodmorning Sunshine and honey and sugarstars and beachcombers. Very excited I am this morning to share this DIY Book Cart or Book Trolley as I would like to call it, and its made from an unwanted, weeping, curb side fruit-crate which once brought goodness and mangoes to someone I don’t know. That man just loved them mangoes and had no love for this wee old crate and he threw her away on the sidewalk: She had some snails comforting her when I found her. Poor girl! She is now the little star of my favorite spot by the window and the apple of my eye. It’s got me the rustic, industrial chic love that I have always been in love with. A  cup of tea, poor-turned-beauty (lets call her Cinderella) and me: The universe is right there. And oh, the whole thing costed me about $8!!!

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It’s been a while I did a decor post you know! I’ll blurt it out: My cam poofed. It just blew one day and never got back  to life until last Friday. You can’t do much with a borrowed cam now, can you? So last week with its delivery I got home my hardware supplies too ;) Guess you’ll be seeing me and my crafty side a lot henceforth, like before. I have a couple of projects lines- one which concerns a wall, one which concerns the guest bathroom and ofcourse a bit of curtain love too- which I am gonna tackle one at a time and I’d love for you to be with me and tell me if the moolahs are worth spending on what I decide. For now, here’s a peak at the crate, how I found it!

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Ugly nails and stray splinters. This is your hand’s worst nightmare. I’ve had uggs scratches and a bandaid wrapping marathon with this one. But it finally succumbed to the decor rehab and turned into one beautiful little crate. Sand it a bit (or leave a bit of splinter where it would not hurt you to keep its rustic charm intact) and spray paint it.

I love my brush and paint, really, but because the air is full of moisture here (yes, the monsoons are still on) I decided to go with a spray paint. It takes a lot less time to dry and works evenly too on uneven surfaces like this.

Got home some tiny wheels from the hardware and fixed them at its corners. Here’s a collage too if you’d like to see. Honestly, I love blogposts that explain things to me. So I like to give as much info as I can. If you have figured already, just skip it homey ;)

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Pretty simple. Just place it in four corners. Mark the nail points and fix the screws.

These wheels are the ones that are used industrially and revolved 360 degrees. You also get the straight moving variety. I prefer these ones though!

All you need to do next is keep your favorite books or two, a vase and wheel it around like a little child would. I’m wondering if I should tie a rope to it and carry it with me all round the house ;) Let’s go 100 insane.

Here’s what it became!

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Here’s a before and after:

Collage 2So yeah! That’s it from the sunny house this morning and more to come.

Have a crafty week ahead of ya!

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Apartment Gardening, How To Grow Garlic Chive At Home

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Well, hi! What’s going on? Who’s cooking what and how has it been since I left? Tell you what? No matter where I go and how pretty the place, there is absolutely no place like home. It is the best place on earth. What a relief it was to be back to all this old white and own bed. It was heaven! But guess what made me the happiest? My little garlic chive plant overflowing with flowers. I swear on garlic pods that I jumped like a little baby. What a welcome that was: it now rests beautifully in my old peanut butter jar. It’s important to snip the flowers for better growth of the chive plant- and man, was it heartbreaking- or I would have never.

I get so much joy out of seeing my plants flower and fruit: I actually clap my hands and jump and get the husband out of his nook to see my achievement. I’ll agree he finds it funny and I love him that he’ll throw in an advice or two. Oh you gotta listen to this. When I was adding compost to my plants last Saturday, I noticed a few tiny, green bulb like things in all of them. I rooted one out to find out that they are the tiny greens that appear on potatoes. Hahahahaha…the husband put them in. The day before he collected them off an old potato and asked me if they would turn into potato plants. I think I was doing something and said yes. Poor boy planted them. Its the boy in him that makes him my favorite person.

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I am still laughing.

Anyway, as you can see the girl has settled down and all with her bits and bobs and is doing her gardening too and she thinks she should talk about her successful chive growing process. Because its very complicated (not) and not (not) everyone can grow chive in their tiny apartment garden, she thinks its a good topic to talk about and share ;)

Garlic chive is one of my favorite. It’s not too strong in flavor like the usual ones we have. I had it first, incorporated in herb-butter, and slathered on a grilled Basa and it blew me floors. Once I came home, I did a little research to find out that it is also called Chinese Chives owing to its extensive use in Asian cuisine: Apparently Japanese Miso Soup is incomplete without these. ooh la la! This herb needs to make it to trumatter’s kitchen!

Unfortunately, not many grow garlic chive to eat here in India. It is not one of the common “Bhaji” or green that you’d find on a menu or even in day to day cooking. In my pursuit of eating conti & Chinese, I ended up buying a bottle of dried chives. Soaked it in warm water and incorporated in butter but nope: not a hint of the beautiful pungent garlicky taste.

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I heard from a friend that there is a big plant nursery in Vile Parle, Mumbai called Vriksha nursery which grows and sells exotic herbs. My next plan was to get home a plant. I went all the way to find out that they ran out of garlic chive but the owner was too kind to tell me how to grow them from garlic cloves and seeds. She is a wonderful woman, the owner of the nursery and she’d talk of chives like she is talking about her children. I love that. I love people who talks like that.

So I came home with a pack of seeds and followed her instruction to the T. Its just a bit of love and patience really: In 2 months you’ll be able to harvest your chives. Believe me you, since then I have had an unending supply of garlic chives: all you need to do to ensure it keeps on growing is snip the longer leaves and flowers. It’ll be heart breaking- everytime- to see the chives so short but trust me, in no time you’ll have an unending supply of garlic chive that you can incorporate in garlic butter, garlic infused oil, and dishes that call for a handful of it.

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Here’s What you’ll need to grow garlic chives in your apartment garden:

Chive seeds or 4-5 large garlic- peeled

Compost

Fertilizer (Neem based will do)

Potting soil

A tub

How to grow garlic chives or Chinese Chives at Home

If growing from Seeds

Before planting, incorporate 4 to 6 inches of well-composted organic matter. Apply 2 to 3 tablespoons of all-purpose fertilizer (16-16-8) per square foot of planting area. Work compost and fertilizer into the soil to a depth of 6 to 8 inches. Start sowing in spring and plant seed 1/4th inches deep and 4 cm apart.

Water thoroughly and give it full sun.

Your plant will be ready in a month and ready to harvest in 2.

If growing from cloves

Pack garlic pods with their narrow end up in a tumbler and cover it with enough water to just reach its base.

Give it full sun till green chives appear.

In a well composted and festilized soil plant your pods with shoots above the soil.

Give it full sun and water regularly.

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Harvest as soon as it flowers. On an average, you’ll need to harvest it every 30 days.

Enjoy your own homegrown organic chives.

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Snippets from Pelling, Sikkim & Thoughts Streaming From The Himalayas

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Mt.kanchendzonga from middle Pelling, the 3rd highest peak in the world.

“When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky”- Buddha

And I laughed. I laughed seeing God’s mockery slammed square on my face. Build the tallest building you might but you will never reach heights. Do what you must to call yourself rich and yet all your riches are useless here. Standing in front of the beautiful Mt. kanchendzonga I went through a series of crazy feelings: From a proud earth-dweller and getting drunk in its beauty to a vulnerable speck of dust, simply left at the mercy of this sky-high guardians of the East. At times I jumped like a little baby to catch a glimpse of the snow-clad range, at times it made me feel bad about the times I reacted in haste to a word that could have been received better. At night, the pressing silence helped me hear myself and in the morning soaking the sunshine felt better than a million dollar spa. At times, there was no dinner and we ate biscuits and drank whiskey and laughed a lot. At times, just looking outside whet our appetite. At times you’ll wonder why are you so happy. And then your thoughts will take you back to a place where your car, sofa or the job you do is not at all necessary. Will all of that and more give you this feeling of standing in front of the great Himalayas? You’ll brood on this thought and slowly come to the conclusion that you don’t want any of this things you so needed. They are just to fill the void you have been wanting to fill in and which arose out of disconnect to nature. You don’t really need them to be happy. Everything you need to be content and happy is here in this world- perfect and free. Its the answer to the questions you never knew.

The best home decor is The Himalayas outside your window.

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As I looked through my lens I felt proud to be a work of the same creator. Never before have I thanked God so much for giving me a perfect pair of eyes, an ear to hear and the feet to walk. Never before did I look up and thank him for making me a creature than can feel, can connect. Look at us going crazy about how to look beautiful. That you have eyes to see, ear to hear, feet to walk and the ability to feel isn’t perfect? We are perfect the way we are. In life’s most important places isn’t this all we really need?

You have no choice but to stop and admire and gasp: God! Maybe look up and wink at the man and tell him what a cracker of a DIY er he is. You know, its true when they say that the best feelings in the world are the ones which cannot be explained. I am at a severe loss of words as I write this blog post: I have so much to communicate but I don’t know the right words to do justice to the feeling. I felt good. After many many years I felt at peace and that I’ll remember the lofty mountains and its selfless greatness and what it really means to be alive. It’s not the post or the bank balance or even the looks. It’s the majestic mountains, the great seas, gorgeous flowers, heady sounds of cricket in the woods and little Hamlets with perfectly manicured gardens and the ability to see, hear and feel.

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Khecheopalri lake, Pelling

I have been to Pelling before but not the way I went this time. We were travelling extensively and we were glad we did. If you ever visit Sikkim and Pelling, pay buck to a local guide and go to “Khechuperi” or Khecheopalri or Kha-Chot-Palri Lake. A wish fulfilling lake, sacred to Buddhists and Hindus alike, it is considered to be the the abode of “Tshomen Gyalmo or chief protective nymph of the Dharma as blessed by Tara. You can read about it here.  I’ll put in a word for it being a wish-fulfilling lake. It is. Take a chance, make a wish.

The waters are holy and fishing or even feeding the fishes is prohibited. You are also not to wash your hands or feet in the lake. But there is nothing more in discord with nature than a bunch of oblivious Indians who would feed cream-biscuits to the fishes. I spoke. They listened. Started after 5 minutes, slyly.

And on our way back, caught these wild Hydrangeas growing out of nowhere. They were everywhere. Plump, in shades of blue and pink: I wish I could carry a suitcase full of that weather for my wee plants in here!

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In Pelling, you can pay some 2k INR and hire an entire car for day-trips. It touches quite an interesting srray of spots and it’ll be totally worth. The day trip we took involved seeing the second highest bridge in Asia. Singshore Bridge, with a span of 198 metres and 220 metres in depth, Singshore Bridge, nearUttarey in West Sikkim, is considered the second highest suspension bridge in Asia. Here is what a river looks like from Singshore bridge, don’t be mistaken- its not a waterfall!

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Caught a glimpse of Dentam Valley while returning and on our way to Rabdentse Ruins. Too bad the battery died and I could get no photos of the ruins through this DSLR. If you want to see the photos of the ruins, please head over to my instagram, you’ll find them there. I am as Trumatter, as ever!

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This is how chores look like high up in the hills. One of my personal favorite photos.

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Stopped for a glass of wine at the one and only functional food joint in Pelling. Again, recommended.

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And then a steaming bowl of Thenthuk: A tibetan pasta soup, with handmade wheat pasta. Recommended. If you are in Sikkim, ask for Chhang- a local wine served in bamboo mugs. We really tried hard to chug a glass but its available only in the evenings. That bit didn’t happen!

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The photos will just go on but I guess I’ll have to end it here before it gets heavier. But I won’t leave untill i show you my Balcony in Pelling and the view from it.

 

As surreal as it can get!

I’ll be back with photos from gangtok- the captal of Sikkim, more about Mt.Kanchendzonga and my childhood, a local whiskey you must bring home and some crazy noodle combinations. I’ll also put together a plan and places in general if anyone’s interested :) For now, this is me signing off.

Peace!