#ThirtyTrinkets Day 16


Welcome to another cool morning and a freezing classroom that gave my feet frostbite. Well, almost. 

In anticipation of a big day tomo, (bestie visiting me) I used Google extensively to scout out all I can do in this city. She’s a history buff and loves gardens, she’s sure going to be home in this city. In all my excitement, I ignored my time of the month and it’s annoying me now. Yes stomach, you can ache all you want. But you better get done with this tonight. No ruining my D Day. 

I’ve got to marvel at the timing. Just today morning I was scouting for an example as a part of assignment. And I came across Whisper ‘s Touch The Pickle campaign on  social media. 

When a girl gets her first period, it is almost a celebration of her womanhood. I remember it when I got it. There were excited whispers and a few relatives were told, and I was aghast. It’s personal right and as kids,  how much do we really know about it. I’ve got to say, yes. It definitely made me feel impure because of the things that I wasn’t supposed to do. But the most humilating tales will always be the one with stains. 

I had a whole host of questions that went unanswered. My grandma told me I’d learn all about it in school. And yes, eventually I did. Still wondering why just the females have to deal with it. It’s a weird fascinatiom isn’t it?  If you get it, it aches and If you don’t, that’s another pain altogether. 

I’m afraid I’m diverting from my trinkets. Too late eh. Actually the trinket is just an excuse to get talking. 

Picked up this funky pair on Ibrahim street.  There’s this tiny outlet near the side of the mosque that sells a whole lot of trinkets but you gotta choose carefully. 

I’ve got a birthday wish to deliver now,o it’s ‘Arth Vader’ s bday. Adios Amigos! 

#ThirtyTrinkets Day 12

After a rather tumultuous break on the blog front, I’m back for the long haul. It’s a pleasant albeit slightly gloomy welcome to the beautiful symbiosis campus, oh so often do I thank my stars for this bliss. Four and half hours of CRM lecture and tomorrow’s off seems legit. So ‘Nya, ‘Lya and I are embarking on Pune Darshan tomorrow. I have my doubts about the trip owing to monsoon but come on, it’s now or never. If you’ve thought it, you ought to do it.

On an unrelated yet extremely important note, else I wouldn’t be doing justice to the title, I wore these pretty scorpion trinkets today. 

Scorpions bring a certain element of distrust in me and reminds me of the poem we had in Class ten. 

#ThirtyTrinkets Day 10

Today’s the day of the dragonfly.


A dragonfly usually always reminds me of Professor Trelawney because of her bejeweled appearance. It’s been raining like crazy on the hills and classes have been a real bore. I’ve slept through three classes back to back and even hid below the computers, in the closely cramped room to avoid having to do anything. I began to re-read The Alchemist and balanced it out with some Archie Comics and an ebook, The Mistborn. I’ve just booked tickets to go home for the week, and I can’t help feeling relieved and glad.
More stuff tomorrow, adios amigos!

#ThirtyTrinkets Day 8

It’s animal patterns again! For the perfect Friday that involves a little bit of splurging and a tiny bit of pampering, staying nocturnal seems only natural!


Got this cute pair on FC Road. Pune ‘s shopping destination for the budget friendly, college going kids. Both, Nya and I were enamored with this and we each got it! It’s one of those favorite studs for a boring day, when you’re really not into dressing up.
Also, owls are a personal favorite. Must have Been all that Harry Potter that got drilled into me.

#ThirtyTrinkets Day 7

Back in sixth grade, when I was friends with the three wonders of the world, Natty always used to say this particular phrase that I’m reminded of, everytime that I see this pair of earrings and I instantly want to wear them.


Her phrase? ‘Kismat ka taala, khul gaya!’ it’s so cute when a twelve year old says something like that with. You just want to stop what you’re doing and state.
Yes, these earrings are from Riyadh. I still have a couple of trinkets from Saudi that are personal favourites and this is one of them. I was too sleepy yesterday, and there was a lot of gossiping in my room, for me to take time off and write yesterday’s. So it’s the first thing I’ve done today. As I write this, I’ve already made up my mind to bunk the first hour of lecture, do some laundry and finish off some long pending work. And guess what! Imma meet Saman the Baman today. If you don’t already know her, scroll back until you find the post and have a good laugh!
Adios, amigo 🙂

#ThirtyTrinkets Day 5

What better way to test your resolve at writing everyday than by making a commitment to yourself that you wouldn’t dare to defy.

For day five of my project, I chose these cute little butterflies.


Flutter by.

I bought these cutsies in Pondicherry on a hurried and hassled trip. This is the easiest earrings to chose when you’re confused about what to match your outfit with! I bought this in those exhibition stalls when dad and I sneaked off away from aunt and mom to explore the bazaars of the area.

#ThirtyTrinkets Day 2

I slept fitfully through the night, with the alarm off and the curtain almost closed. It’s day two of college and I was already running late. So I picked this up to contrast the black Kurta and blue leggings that I’d chosen.

Colourful terracotta danglers

What’s the story here?
This pair of earrings actually comes with a locket that is rarely used. Mum bought two sets that had some small differences in the way they were designed. After much deliberation in choosing the one I’d wanted for myself, I gifted the other pair to a cousin, an aunt rather, on her vacation in Bangalore.

Something about the colours in this pair of danglers (teal and lavender) uplift my mood and add a dash of funk in a rather sombre outfit.
So that’s my trinket of the day!
Adios 🙂


A project that I’ve undertaken to document the smaller things in life that yield a small shot of happiness in this weird wide world.

Here’s an interesting thought that I’ve had for a few days now. What better day than Flashback Friday to start off with a new theme for my blog?

#ThirtyTrinkets is a portal to my small and select world of earrings or accessories.

I shall post a picture a day, and in the process, wear something new every day, and possibly share a memory or incident associated with it. Usually, everything you own has a story, you only need to look at it and remember it.

Here goes today’s!

Silver rings, pretty rings!

What better way to start off a commitment than with a pair of classics. The silver rings never go out of style and this one usually always reminds me of mom. She knows my love for silver artefacts and despite having lost a pair that was very similar to the one in the picture, she bought me these beauties a while ago.

I find these earrings comforting. When I’m confusion, stick to rings! 🙂

Let’s see what the mood calls for tomo!
Adios! Stay safe 🙂