Finding Love, Again!

Everyone has a different way of dealing with a heartbreak. Beyond the pain, the crisis it stirs up lie the questions that make it so hard to come to terms with the loss of love. What did I do wrong? Will I be able to survive this? Will I ever be able to love again? …

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Nimbu Ka Khatta Meetha Achar – Sweet Sour Lemon Pickle

Winters are the perfect time of the year to celebrate life with food. The ample fresh produce, vibrant vegetables and the joy of connecting with the extended family while soaking in the sun make this season my favourite. Since childhood, I was a keen observer of the way my grandmother and aunt, worked hard to …

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Why I stopped setting yearly goals & started living every day to the fullest

2017 has been an important year of my life. A year when I changed gears to make some of the most-anticipated-yet-most-postponed changes. Around Christmas, I was ready to publish a long (read 2800 words approximately) post sharing at length all that I had been doing in the one year when I blogged sporadically, almost disappeared …

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Memories of Fire by Ashok Chopra

In the New Year, I am aiming to experiment with reading new genres. Especially the ones I have been wary of reading. Historical fiction and politics being two main of the lot. This was why when I chanced upon 'Memories of Fire' by Ashok Chopra, I decided to give it a read despite a mention …

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The Nine-Chambered Heart by Janice Pariat

I usually shy away from reading romantic fiction, a genre I once read the most. But when I chanced upon this beautiful book with an interesting synopsis, I couldn't stop myself from picking it. The book summary reads; Nine characters recall their relationship with a young woman – the same woman – whom they have …

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The Car Story- Final Part

With the year-end just around the corner, I thought it would be only wise to finish this story that I started in 2017. Please read the previous parts before proceeding. Part1, Part2 and Part3. Now that you have a grasp on what had been my driving force to learn to drive, you're in a good …

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My Daughter’s Mum: Essays by Natasha Badhwar

I am very selective about the parenting columns and articles I read. If a writer's view of life matches mine or successfully leaves me craving for a deeper insight, I am sure to dig up more articles written by them before becoming a devoted reader of all they publish. This isn't limited to the trending …

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The Car Story-3

Please read the earlier parts of the story before proceeding: Part 1 & Part 2. Before we proceed any further, it is imperative to get an insight into the two most important 'Whys' that form the crux of this long story. “Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, …

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