Category Archives: City Life

Construction:: Destruction

This post is inspired by these pictures taken by a friend. ———————————————————- She was in the dark, as yet misshaped, unformed; still held up with sticks, surrounded with the rubble that follows survival. Even then she had the glow that … Continue reading

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Water and me

Here is another “writing exercise” post.  The story here is inspired by the picture below I took in Styrso island near Gothenburg in Sweden. And I think I understand now why we need words. In my last post I spoke of … Continue reading

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Experiments in writing.

I’ve never done this. But there is a first time for everything. So here goes. There was this writing contest announced for all IIT Bombayites. 1500 words. Write in any form you want. Four topics including one I have been … Continue reading

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Life’s persistent questions: Why we came back to India and how are we doing?

A few weeks ago a friend posted this on my FB timeline. “Tell me this, you spent a number of years in US and suddenly shifted for good to India. how are you finding it there? do you feel like … Continue reading

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An evening at the Bandra Wine Festival.

When I mentioned to hubby, rather casually, last Friday morning that the Bandra wine festival was happening over the weekend, I expected the usual – initial enthusiasm, host of phone calls to all the friends asking who wanted to go, … Continue reading

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Foodie Aside: The bitch in the house – Part 2.

From part 1… In the introduction of Bitch Hanauer talks about a book called Flux “in which journalist Peggy Orenstein, after interviewing 200 women in their twenties, thirties and forties, concludes that ‘Women’s lives have become a complex web of … Continue reading

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Foodie Aside: The Bitch in the House – Part 1.

I love not having Internet on my computer. No, seriously. I needed this no Internet break in Kolkata. Because I finally started reading a book that I’ve had with me for a couple of years. It’s been shared with everybody, … Continue reading

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