Monthly Archives: August 2016

A pair of black ribbons


Like most of my friends, who lived in our small town in the hills, I studied from kindergarten to higher secondary in the same school. 14 years in the same school and then straight to university. I used to love … Continue reading

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At the nail spa


I admire women who have long nails that are well manicured. These women are always seen with the most perfect nail colour painted on; colours that blend so perfectly with their attire. How do they pull it off? Their nail … Continue reading

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Mom’s kitchen


The kids are back from school. The humidity is killing, and they look visibly relieved to be back in the cool confines of our home. I get started with preparations to make dosa, a South Indian delicacy that lends itself … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Woes of an Indian Woman


One of the biggest challenges of being an Indian woman is the lack of wardrobe space. I know that women from around the world have this problem, however the wardrobe woes of an Indian woman are compounded by the fact … Continue reading

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What should I write about?


It has been a crazy month, so crazy that I couldn’t post much. Between my various projects and chores, blog ideas flowed and short story plots craved for attention. But I couldn’t give any of them expression. Things are still … Continue reading

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The ‘Let them be’ Box


I confess. I have Obsessive Compulsive Cleanliness Disorder (OCCD). I have this insane urge to fix wrinkles in bedsheets, correct tilts in wall pictures, and swipe at imaginary dust.  You get the drift. However, as a mom, I have this … Continue reading

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Twinkling dot


Sleep, night sky, airplanes, flights, stewards, beauty, mysteries of nature Continue reading

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