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Shopping Basket Philosophy


I am standing in line at the billing counter in the supermarket. I have left my phone behind at home, and feel that I am missing an integral part of myself. With nothing to swipe or refresh or read, I … Continue reading

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Wisdom from 150 Beans!


I am flipping the pages of one of my handwritten recipe books. The book is yellowed – with both age and stains from the kitchen; from having balanced the book near the cooking pot or from having turned the pages … Continue reading

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Smart Charades


My mobile phone rings, and its call is insistent. I drop what I am doing to pick up the call. It is an important call, and I settle down with pen and paper, jotting down notes, and doodling unconsciously, eyebrows … Continue reading

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‘Creating’ memories


The days are flying, and there are days when time seems to have vanished between sunrise and sunset. I try to recall what I did or what I ate, but I am simply not able to remember. Where did the … Continue reading

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Dolls and Dreams


I am obsessive about cleaning, and feel strange when I am not organizing or ‘re-cleaning’ things around the house. Today, I attack the toy cupboard. Sadly though, the toy cupboard is only ‘that’ in name. Very few toys remain; the … Continue reading

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Expressive lemur strikes a chord


It is a rainy day and we are at the zoo. There is a steady downpour. Our shoes make sloshing sounds in the water, throwing back drops of water on our trousers. We walk around, looking at each enclosure. Most … Continue reading

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Moms and lunch boxes


My kids are now at the age where they seem to be hungry all the time and are always asking for food. One meal is barely over before they want to know ‘what and when’ they will eat next. As … Continue reading

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Marathon misunderstanding


One of my friends has a daughter who has just graduated from high school, and who is now enjoying the break before she heads to college later this year. Days of continuous study have suddenly been replaced by lots of … Continue reading

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And then there were none….


It is a lazy afternoon, and I am at the supermarket doing my usual grocery shopping (why do we run out of milk, bread and veggies so often ?) Anyway, here I am walking down one aisle and skipping the … Continue reading

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Vanity confusion


Which woman can resist a sale? I cannot, especially if there’s a sale on for bags or perfumes. A couple of months back, I visited one of those huge malls, where I was merely supposed to go in, pick up … Continue reading

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