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Walking down market street for Pongal


It’s been raining non-stop for the last week. The streets are wet, and water puddles gently splash around people’s footwear. My friend and I are walking down market street to shop for our harvest festival, Pongal, which will be celebrated … Continue reading

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Shopping, paranthas & peace


My sister and I are out shopping. There is no specific shopping list; we are willing to buy anything that grabs our attention. Read – ‘as many shops as we can visit in one afternoon’. Our children are with their … Continue reading

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Vibrant traditions


My husband and I are walking down a crowded street in Bengaluru, India. It is late in the afternoon, and the sun’s rays form net-like patterns on the pavement and the road. Hundreds of small shops line both sides of … Continue reading

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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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Bliss in a butter dosa!


The mid morning heat envelopes us.  My husband and I are in the city of Bengaluru, making our way through winding streets and small alleys that are crammed with shops that sell every thing that one could ever want. 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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Shopping with a teen


I love shopping, like every other woman. I can spend hours trying on clothes and accessories, and walking till my heels beg me to sit down.  But shopping with a teen is another experience altogether. So we have jeans, tees … Continue reading

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Walking down a busy street


In India, most cities and towns have these streets (the equivalent of the high streets that one finds in the West), which are the nerve-centres for everyday shopping. Ranging from supermarkets to cafes and clothes retailers, these streets have them … Continue reading

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Not a cent…


A couple of years ago, my son came up to me, and asked if he could start getting pocket money on a regular basis. I asked him if he needed to buy anything? “Yes, I need many things. So,  I … Continue reading

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When the lady went shopping…


The mail has brought good news. Points that I have meticulously gathered on my credit card have borne fruit in the form of shopping vouchers…Yay!!! I am out at 10.30 a.m. to buy out the entire mall with these vouchers. … Continue reading

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