Category: Reviews

Circus: A Fundoo Place

Want to take your kids out for a fun lunch on a lovely winter afternoon? Then a well-loved dining bar from South Extension, Circus, has just opened doors at our favourite eating space Cyberhub. Nothing about this place is boring, with its spunky interiors and a large clown made of stained glass behind the bar, to masked waiters, and a fun street food menu with healthy options. Mr. Rajvir, the manager, greeted us with some innovative beverages. We chose, Joker no. 9 which had mandarins, and a Masala Gang-which came in flavours like anaardana, raam laddoo, kala khatta etc....

Read More

Fukrey Returns : Movie Review

Cast:Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh, Ali Fazal, Richa Chaddha, Priya Anand, Vishakha Singh, Anand Tripathi.! Director: Mrighdeep Singh Lamba The adorable, funny and broke team of Fukrey returns after four years to present yet another big bang performance ringing the box office with over fifty crores in the first week. Varun Sharma with his innocent face and superpowers carries the slapslick humour with ease despite references to farts and bums. His fascination for Bholi Punjaban who seems to have put on weight makes for an interesting storyline. Despite her rough and scary demeanour she has you wishing all...

Read More

Secret Superstar-Film Review

#SecretSuperstar This review is as timely as yesterday’s newspaper. Most of us have either seen the movie already or are biding our time till Amazon prime delivers. AK productions have hit upon a winning formula – Tell stirring stories of insuppressible talents from the hinterland, who make it against all odds. Throw in some angst like domestic violence, dyslexia or parochial mindsets. Add in an utterly gooey hearted mom and a wonky dad. Tug at the heartstrings of audience, with the family’s conflicts and trauma. Show them succeed. Voila, You have your hit movie ready. ( e.g. Taare Zameen Par, Dangal and the...

Read More

‘Discover India’ – A highly recommended book for Young Travellers

‘Discover India’ is a 29 book series and each book takes us on a grand tour to one Indian state. The book has captivating illustrations to keep the young readers interested. The characters in the book help the kids get curious and hungry to read & learn more. Each book covers the basics like the culture, the local language, food and gets into the details of the tourist sites. Sonia Mehta holds the kids interest by filling it with well-placed interactive content and fun-facts. [Some sample activity sheets are available for download here].  There are also short stories. The intelligent use of characters...

Read More

Zen in a Cup from Teamonk Global

There’s something about a good cup of tea, it comforts and invigorates at the same time.  A perfect start to the morning or cosy solace after a long, tiring day is what my cuppa of green tea does for me. I keep experimenting with different brands and kinds of tea so I was naturally curious about Teamonk Global’s Sei White Tea. Sei means purity in Zen philosophy and reflects order and cleanliness in the physical and spiritual world.  According to Teamonk Global, “Our white tea from the Nilgiris is most befitting of this name due to its subtle flavour...

Read More

Rain, Slides and Biryani

On a rainy afternoon if you are looking to get wet, what better way than sliding down into pools from heart-thumping heights. Yes, I’m talking about the water park at Appu Ghar in Gurgaon. Last Friday as it poured buckets, I fished out an umbrella and headed for Appu Ghar. I thought I was the one with the smart idea, but it turns out that a lot many in Gurgaon had the same idea too. But I didn’t dunk myself in the ‘Lazy River’ or  “Monsoon Mania’ (the rain was already doing that for me), instead, I opted to...

Read More

Upcoming Events

Jan
20
Sat
all-day Organipop – Organic Farmers’ Mar... @ Ambience Mall
Organipop – Organic Farmers’ Mar... @ Ambience Mall
Jan 20 all-day
Organipop - Organic Farmers' Market and Food @ Ambience Mall
Grainny’s Organipops make trustworthy organic food and lifestyle accessible to you. We are delighted to invite you to this weekly addition of your city’s most wholesome Organic Event, in partnership with Ambience Mall Gurgaon. Here[...]
10:30 am PlayLabs :: The Saturday Sessions @ Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi
PlayLabs :: The Saturday Sessions @ Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
PlayLabs :: The Saturday Sessions @ Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi
Play /plei/ is to fiddle or tamper with Lab /’lab/ is a place for experiments, teaching, research, learning and making We call our workshops PlayLabs because this is where we tinker around with stuff –[...]
11:00 am The Winter Pop-Up @ DLF Club5
The Winter Pop-Up @ DLF Club5
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – Jan 21 @ 8:00 pm
 

Upcycle Gurgaon

Like Us On Facebook