I have been reading Pradita’s posts on Fone free sunday for a couple of months now and this time I decided to join her. So what is fone free sunday? All you have to do is… Throw your phone in the river.. alright! No jokes this time! All you have to do is refrain yourself from using your phone -social media mostly. You can recieve important calls or reply to important emails.
I thought this is going to be an easy-peasy task for me since I do not use a lot of social media. I am.. you can call me anti-social media, although I have nothing against using social media! I was on Facebook and it was all fun and nice in the beginning. And then, it got all boring- same old people, same old status updates, photos, people changing their relationship statuses, *blows raspberry* it was BORING!! I know that I am considered to be an alien just because I am not on Facebook *rolls eyes*… being E.T. is cool!!!
Okay, I am supposed to talk about how my fone free sunday was, so I am going to stop ranting about social media. The weather here in Bangalore was cloudy, cool and it was drizzling or raining the whole day. I woke up at my usual time – around 6am. Then spent some time watching TV with kitty. A cup of hot chai and kitty by my side – nice way to start the morning. Then I decided to do some reading – completed a book on positivity (short read) on Kindle and started another book – Amsterdam (paperback). And somewhere in between I had idlis for breakfast!
As far as I remember, I skipped lunch. I think I did. Oh god, am I suffering from temporary amnesia? I don’t remember what happened last afternoon!!! I did sleep for a long time – an afternoon siesta is a must do activity in Rekha’s diary.
Sometime before breakfast and lunch, let’s call it brunch. So I ate Goli baje for brunch! Ah! Now I know why I skipped lunch! Goli baje is a Mangalore speciality – fritters made of refined flour and curd. So, I was still dreaming about Goli baje when I woke up in the evening, after all, it was raining heavily and who doesn’t crave for hot pakodas on a rainy day!! So I decided to make some Goli baje – easy recipe you see. Shared a couple of bajes with my neighbours too. If you want to taste the Goli baje that I make, please pray to God and ask Him to make you my neighbour. 😛
Meanwhile, I did check my phone once or twice, well.. how else does one know what time it is!!! I am not one of those who can estimate time from the position of sun and shadows and what not!!! Other than that, I did not use my phone much. And then, late in the evening, I watched NCIS for sometime – I am really obsessed with this TV series! And if you are an NCIS fan too, let me tell you, I am lot like Abby -except for the fact that I am not goth, nor I tie my hair in pony tails nor I wear heels nor am I a forensic scientist.
Meanwhile I heard Facebook and Instagram was down for sometime yesterday. The universe was helping people to observe a fone free sunday!! Savio (one of my fellow bloggers ) did leave me a message on WhatsApp. Very clever, Savio! Were you checking if I was using my phone or not? 😛 Before you jump into conclusions, I saw savio’s message today!!!!
So… Do you wish to join fone free sunday? It happens once in a month on..you guessed it right! It happens on a Sunday! 😉 (Last Sunday of the month)
P.S. : wrote this post through mobile app and I must admit I am really bad at typing !!! If it says fine free or done free, please read it as fone free 😛 !! I have corrected it, just in case you find an err, (my title read fine free and I clicked publish!! I have corrected it now) Mister autocorrect is way too enthusiastic today!