Monday, May 08, 2006

Am back!

Yes am perfectly ok-safe and sound, alive and Kicking and not given up on blogging yet....for all those who were wondering....if I was "letting go" blogging...sadly for all you guys...the torcher of my blogs is resumed and continues!:-)

The last week was spent in my second fav city in the world bangalore(bombay being the first!)...and needless to say....I was literaly in a mood to throw a tantrum on the airport to not come back at all....

Even after 7 mths...the minute I landed on the bangalore airport..it felt like I was never away from it..for some reason only India can do this to u!

Even though 1 week was too short by any standards....it was every inch worth it...

Right from the terribly heat and humidity

House hunting in the ever-so crazy crazier and craziest traffic

The two darlings,J and Roze who actually came to the airport at 1 am in the night just to see me!-Muaahhhhs to both of u!

Eating...read (thulping) as many dosas and indian food as I could digest without throwing up, especially hot idlis for breakfast!

Meeting most of the friends and people who mattered to me...

For all the tight hugs from EVERYONE I met--been almost 8 mths since anyone besides Hubby gave me a tight hug!!

Staying with J my ex roomie with whom have spent 3 yrs....the back home at last feeling!

Watching my first hindi movie on big screen in 7 mths-"Darna zaroori hai"...missed the whistles in the theatre though!--why have people stopped whistling..!:-(

Playing pictionary with the "gang"...Thx truckers letting me relive the simple pleasures of life

Having Mc Donalds Veg burger....yummmmm (HK doesnt have any concept of veg burgers!!!)

For a brand new hair-cut--which according to my friends makes me look Chinese (Am ignoring this comment!)

Thx all you guys...for still being the same crazy people that u always were....and thx for still loving us as much!

Love ya guys!

28 Comments:

At 8:12 AM, Blogger southpaw said...

Welcome back...:) somebody had great time ha...

 
At 10:06 AM, Blogger Keshi said...

hey WB Ekta! I was wondering where u had gone...

**Playing pictionary with the "gang

lol I always fight with my cuzns playing Pictionary...cos they cheat big time!

Glad to have u bakk Ekta!

Keshi.

 
At 10:51 AM, Blogger Mr. J said...

Hahahaha.. Enjoy maadi.

 
At 2:26 PM, Blogger Rohini said...

Don't you just love the tight hugs. Unfortunately, they are quite rare. You only get them if you've been away for a while or are going away. There should be more tight-hugs-for-no-reason-at-all

 
At 3:55 PM, Blogger Anand said...

@ Rohini : The Wife gets tight-hugs-for-no-reason sessions atleast 3-4 times a week!
@ The Wife : Please redeem me by saying the truth...

 
At 5:13 PM, Blogger anuj said...

apna desh is apna only .

enjy ur stay here .

tc.

 
At 6:00 PM, Blogger lil _kath said...

...welcome back Ekta also to Anand^_^ and how's the cuddly Big Teddy Bear? locked in Bangalore?hehe..or is it with you in HK?
..so sweet birthday present naa ^_~

..@Anand..the wife gets tight-hugs-for-no-reason sessions at least 3-4 times a week , lolzz!!^_^
..you will be beaten again by wife tonight haha...:D

cheers,
-kathy-

 
At 7:02 PM, Blogger Has to be me said...

Welcome back Ekta. I'm sure nothing can b as sweet as home sweet home! Glad 2 note that u'd a blast!

 
At 7:50 PM, Blogger Suji said...

Welcome back Ekta. Its always nice to come back home, isn't it? Good to know u had a nice time. :)

 
At 11:38 PM, Blogger Ashish Gupta said...

at last u are here

>:D<

 
At 12:20 AM, Blogger Jackal said...

wow so u where in India and i ws wondering where :) ny way welcum back......i am sure banglore ws fun even though the trip ws short......nice to have u back.....tcc

 
At 7:25 AM, Blogger Ekta said...

Southpaw:-Thx and yes it was a blast indeed!

Keshi:-Oh yeah!!..thats the fun of pictionary..u can cheat without feeling guilty!

Me:-:-))..thx dude.I did

Rohini:- Ohh yeah!..Absolutely love them, especially when they come for no reason at all..its like getting a bonus without any work..hah!

anand:- Yes Hubby dear-redeemed...I do get the hugs....muaaahhh!

Anuj:- Exactly..no matter where we are...nothing like good old India!

Lil:-NOoo..the cuddly teddy bear is very much here in HK with us..How cld we leave it behind!!!...No way...Hes the third member of the family..he also has a room of his own with his other little teddies tucked ard him!:-)

Has to be me:-You said it all--nothing like home sweet home and no matter how much time we spend outside...india will always be home!

Suji:- Thx suji...had a great time..and yearning to go back again!

Ashish:- At last..alas!

Jackal:-Thx Jackal and yeah was in bangalore for a week!

 
At 8:20 AM, Blogger Arz000n said...

Good to see u back....and u were in B'lore...awesome!!

Did u get to see rains in eve kya?? Heard it rains these days in eve out there....

New Chinese hair-cut...kya baat hai :)

 
At 8:31 AM, Blogger Keshi said...

but my cuzn bros just cant draw but somehow their team guess the word pretty quick..lol cos they cheat...they mouth the words and one day I caught em and we had a big argument...lol and I cried!

Keshi.

 
At 9:49 AM, Blogger Sugababee said...

oOo it sounds like you had a great time. I love dosas and the idlis... so yummeh!

Im J now :(
*sighs*

 
At 1:10 PM, Blogger Casablanca said...

I hate coming back too, everytime I go home. The food and the warmth in India... nothing ever matches up.

 
At 4:14 PM, Blogger Contented said...

Hey ekta! Nice to see you back.
Seems like you had pretty good time. Time spent with old buddies always great...I am very eager to have a vacation to go home now...sadly that doesnt seem possible till next few months...:(

 
At 4:51 PM, Blogger Deepti said...

nice write up!

FYI i wrote those lyrics:-)...thanks for the nice comments...

 
At 11:28 PM, Blogger Sudarshan said...

Hehe glad to know you had a great time:-)I was wondering where you had disappeared lol..keep rocking:-)

 
At 6:42 AM, Blogger Ekta said...

Arzoon:- thx da..and nope didnt see too much rain...just once or twice and that was a slight drizzle..though the heat was almost killing!

Keshi:- Hehehe!....I dont cheeat..but hubby dear is pro at it..especially in other games with specific friends...but then thats the fun of these games...u can get away with anything!:-)

Suga:-I simple DIG idli and dosas!..in fact in HK we go to specific restaurants only to have idli and dosa..though I miss having hot idlis and wads for breakfast...yuummmm!

Casa:- Abosulutely..its like I am still getting withdrawal symptoms ya...all the love and craziness of the place just makes u wanna stay back!

Contended:- U know the thing I miss most in HK is my great bunch of frds in bangalore and bombay..guess anyplace can be good with great people and friends to hang ard with and I miss that the most!...Its never the same without ur buddies!

Deepti:- Thx deeps..and hey wow!...ur some writer..hands down!

Sudarshan:- Hey thx dude...but I am still complaining..havent been able to read any of your posts ya...for some reason only your blog is not getting displayed!!...Cant leave any comments!

 
At 8:06 AM, Blogger Keshi said...

lol Anand cheats? :)

Keshi.

 
At 12:49 PM, Blogger Shikha said...

Mc Donalds Veg burger tastes yummm?..hmmmmm

 
At 3:17 PM, Blogger :: The Protector :: said...

seems u had blast....missing Mc's burger....

Cheers!
:)

 
At 10:42 PM, Blogger Boldnbeautiful said...

Wow u are back from bangy, Chennagidhira :)

So freaked out,

We are immune to ur torture, so dont mind torturing.

U look chinese with new hair do hehe, what do Hubby feel about it lol

People were trying hard to get scared while watching the movie :)

 
At 6:32 AM, Blogger Ekta said...

Keshi:- yeah yeah cheats big time!

Shikha:- Yummmmmmmm...it felt like ages since I had a veg burger!!

Protector:- Yeah had a good time...thanks to all the lovely bunch of friends in bangalore!

Bold:- Hubby likes short hair--so he is happy with the haircut--I am the unhappy one...feel like mowgli from jungle book!
I was actualyl laughing a little thru the movie--the first version was so much better!

 
At 7:07 AM, Blogger luvwannabefree25 said...

Ek,

cool stuff... I missed reading your blog... and everyone elses!!!! I'm glad to be home. Thanks for stopping by my site. I'm looking forward to your thoughts... talk 2 ya later..
JD

 
At 7:35 AM, Blogger Keshi said...

lol!

Keshi.

 
At 10:42 PM, Blogger Boldnbeautiful said...

lol@mugli.

hehhe I wud luv to see hehe

 

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