‘When Breath Becomes Air’ by Paul Kalanithi

I heard all about this book at the time it was published through the blog A Cup of Jo (which is run by Paul Kalanithi’s  sister-in-law). But it sounded intense so I didn’t buy it. Then I started reading a few pages at a bookstore in San Fran’s Ferry Building on holidays in 2016. I […]

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A collection of little moments from 2018

2018 passed by in a blur. I barely had any time or energy to take photos and blog between my new job and planning 2 wedding ceremonies amongst many other events. There was a lot of travel for work and personal reasons, wedding related activities, our wedding, 2 other weddings as guests, a funeral and […]

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When life doesn’t go according to plan…

The last 3 months have certainly been far from any of the plans we had. Our plans have just been put on hold for a little while (and hopefully not too much longer). My lifestyle changed overnight and I don’t have a regular routine at the moment. I’m traveling for work again which has added […]

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Tea with Maadhavi

Hello and welcome to ‘Tea with Maadhavi’! If you have been following me for a while, you would know that this blog space was ‘My Pretty Sydney’.  I changed the blog’s name last month because I want the freedom to write about topics other than Sydney.  I want to write about travel, mindfulness and meditation, […]

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Life lately…

I don’t know about you, but the first three months of this year have whirled past so quickly! My mindfulness and meditation practice has kept me sane as I dealt with insurance claims, celebrating our engagement, wedding planning and working hard at the office amongst many other things.  Most of these events have been wonderful […]

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