Re-springing Your Step : Kickstart!

Part of Blogging 101 : Make A Prompt Personal

A typical day goes very sluggishly these days. I get up late, make tea. Watch the scene outside the window. Look at strays – dogs, cats, at cars, the sky, trees and birds. With breakfast done, I read a book, check my blog, check others blogs. I am in auto-pilot mode. Not thinking much. So I decide to do something about it, I get out of the house with my daughter to do a few errands, go to the grocers, go to the bank etc.

She is angelic today, hasn’t troubled me at all. It’s a bit of a walk to the bank, and my daughter insists that she will walk on her own.  She is almost two and is rapidly getting an independent streak. Not that I mind her walking but there is quite some traffic on the road and it can get difficult for pedestrians especially for the small ones. My work finishes smoothly and we are on our way home when my daughter slips, I ask her if she is hurt and we continue walking. Another two or three steps and she slips again. This time I am not sure what is wrong. So I ask her if she is tired whether I should carry her. She says yes. The moment she is up, she lays her head on my shoulders and is asleep in no time. All that walking got her tired. I did not foresee this situation.

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Choosing A Theme


I went crazy selecting the themes today. It’s a part of the assignment on Blogging101. Though it was advised to stick to 10 themes to choose from I tried at least 20 themes to demo and 4 themes by activating them!

I have realized that what works for someone’s blog may not work for me. Theme “Sela” is what I chose, simple and elegant.

What do you think?

And My Tagline is


Too many songs in my head, it doesn’t help that I have music in the background.

Some of them were :

  • Starlight can you give me the Fame, Please hurl me the Game – What! you haven’t heard of this one? Here have a listen. The video is great too – Potatoes singing!
  • Put on your dancing shoes
  • I get knocked down but I get up again
  • Lets start the music

**Then realizes all of them are songs thinks some more and comes up with these**

  • Piggy on the railway
  • This little piggy went to market

Nursery rhymes, results of having a two year old around!

So I tweaked it a little to,”This little piggy sat down and wrote…”

Now I can live with that (for sometime 😉 )

Introduction – Hello World!

Hello, I am Pranjali. I love music, books, makeup, travel, baking and much more. I am very blunt in real life I hope to bring out the real me when I blog, honesty always gives you an edge. So far I have been unsuccessful, with all those drafts I always find a way to edit out the harshness. Life on the other hand does not give you that liberty. To improve my blogging skills, I have enrolled in the Blogging 101 course which WordPress has introduced. I am in dire need of some tutoring.

The very first assignment is to write about the reasons for blogging, an introduction.

Here are the top reasons I want to blog.

I have loads of free time, with very few people to talk to (most of them are busy). I feel the need to express myself, write about things I love and use my free time to make something worthwhile.

Have you read a book called “Sense And Nonsense”? I did as a child and was absolutely inspired by the concept. I co- wrote a comic book for my school friend and it was quite funny (other kids thought it was funny too) and then went on to write another short story which was well received by my friends.  I do not have a literature degree and I am often grappled by sentence structure and some very basic grammar problems. I hope to improve my ability to write with the aid of the internet and some feedback.

I love reading and would like others to know about good books I have read. I have some book reviews on my blog and I want to include reviews of all the books I read. I have read several books but the numbers of reviews are few. Besides I have only written about books I liked, I want to write about the ones I did not like as well.

I love doing makeup and reading makeup blogs. I want to be a part of the makeup blogging world but I am completely clueless about tutorials, photographs which play a very important role. I have tried doing photographs but they turned out pretty bad. I would like to showcase my skills with makeup and my product knowledge. I know there are countless blogs about makeup but I would still like to create my own space.

My goal will be to start writing reviews of my favourite product, doing tutorials and little bit of creative writing as well.

I have seen my photographs get the most views and I love to travel so I would like to make a photo blog.

I like the idea of baking too, there is so much to create. Perhaps I can blog about my baking adventures!