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My Last Diwali at TIFR :(

A lamp made by my 'artist' buddy



Me and my buddy


Me and my piece of art



Comments

shilpy said…
arre wah madam... kispe kahar dhaana hai.. jitni sundar rangoli usse zyaada sundar aap lag rahe hai.. koi bhi ghayal ho jaayega.. and I like u in this dress of yours, pehle bhi bla tha na.. missing diwali and missing u all too.. i dint do anything at all this year.. and i was alone too :(
abhay said…
Hey u looking gorge...
great to c u.. waited for a long time for u'r new blogs.....
AB
Shazia said…
@ Shilpy
Tareef ke liye shukriya. I missed you both on Diwali too. :(

@ AB
Thanks buddy. I will try to be a little more regular from now onwards.
JC said…
I agree with my wife...
JC said…
vaise i realised after writing that comment that its a fact and its almost a duty of every little husband on this planet to agree to his wife...
Shazia said…
@ Jeet

You should always agree with your wife. Women are smarter!
Thanks for the compliment.

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