Humour

Fauji upbhokta

You know how a song, a phrase, a dialogue often reminds you of your fauji, and whenever you hear it, his image comes to your mind? For me, that dialogue is "Jiss upabhogta se aap sampark karna chahte hain, wo abhi coverage shetra se bahar hai." 😈😈

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*Guest Post* How is it Like Being an Army Wife?

I'm back with another guest post, this time from Army wife Manisha Shejwal with this amazingly insightful post. Enjoy... How is it like being an Army wife? Every young girl dreams and waits for a prince charming to come on a black horse and take her away as his bride to get married. When she… Continue reading *Guest Post* How is it Like Being an Army Wife?

Recipes

13 Egg starters to utilise those ration wale ande!

If those weekly egg trays that come in the ration are too much for your small family, then I am sure you are always on the lookout to finish off those 20-something eggs before the next batch gets delivered. Major Sa'ab and I had literally broadcast to the entire military station that we have extra… Continue reading 13 Egg starters to utilise those ration wale ande!

Army wife

MOD not happy with increase in awarding maintenance allowance to military wives

I am no expert on marital disputes and related cases. However, this article caught my eye and I thought I should share it with you guys. It's a report that Indian Express carried on March 31, 2016.  Written by Man Aman Singh Chhina | Chandigarh | Published:March 31, 2016 7:21 pm  A panel of experts of… Continue reading MOD not happy with increase in awarding maintenance allowance to military wives

Army wife, Humour

My first Ladies’ Meet!

There should be two stories under this title — the first Ladies' Meet that I attended, and the first Ladies' Meet I hosted. As luck would have it, both these historical accidents incidents happened at the same Ladies' Meet. It was my first month as a newly wed in my husband's unit, which was hosting this mega… Continue reading My first Ladies’ Meet!

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Confessions of an Army Wife

I am married to an Army man. This simple introduction will tell you ten thousand things about my life. And we know the value of ‘life’ like no one else. We are a typical tribe Yes, we are. There are some attributes that are unique to us. Many of you know us as the super-stylish… Continue reading Confessions of an Army Wife

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*Guest Post* The Unsung Heroes: Indian Army Wives

Sharing a beautiful post written by a blogger whom I immensely admire for her varied skill-set. Gunjan Upadhyay Mishra, a fellow Army wife and writer, has knocked it out of the park for a six with this piece.... THE UNSUNG HEROS: INDIAN ARMY WIVES Once, Yama, the ruler of hell, heard a large group of women… Continue reading *Guest Post* The Unsung Heroes: Indian Army Wives

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Kissa Adjutant ki kursi ka!

The impact of my Major Sa'ab's announcement that he would soon be on the adjutant's chair can be accurately compared to that of an iceberg hitting the Titanic. This blog post by A Curious Army Wife is dedicated to the wives of those adjutants, who live a life worthy of a field allowance even during… Continue reading Kissa Adjutant ki kursi ka!

Photos and memes

J&K, Andamans…. been there, done that!

Happy Army Day everyone! I hope more young men and women realise what a challenging and noble profession this is, and join the Indian Armed Forces. Let us take a moment to salute our men in olive greens who don't always get the luxury of sitting in an AC room, or having ghar ki roti,… Continue reading J&K, Andamans…. been there, done that!