Category Archives: Random

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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Off Topic: Ruminations on Indian Television – Part 2.

Picking up from Part 1… In her critical but accurate analysis of why Masterchef India will never be as “good” as Masterchef Australia, Anoothi Vishal writes, “The cooking class they gave to the contestants yesterday included very basic (vegetarian) Punjabi … Continue reading

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Off-topic: Ruminations on Indian Television – Part 1.

“I need a job.” I confessed to the husband the day after we got back to Mumbai from our trip to Chennai. “This idleness is making me dumber every day.” The realization hit me when I found myself getting fascinated … Continue reading

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A note on what’s been happening: Part 2 – Life and food.

So we celebrate life. My son completed two years of his and I invited his friends, both children and adult to sing happy birthday with us. My babysitter was back, doing her job and smiling through it too. There was … Continue reading

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A note on what’s been happening – Part 1: Life as we know it.

Doing the salad post a couple of weeks ago, I was in the “zone”. The words were flowing off my finger tips and I was quite proud of what I wrote. The voice was natural and easy. I excitedly asked … Continue reading

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Mining for memories.

While pondering life’s persistent questions, my stream of consciousness wandered away from its predetermined path and ended up at a place I had hidden away: beautiful, sunny and warm August mornings in The Ohio State University at Columbus. It was … Continue reading

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Cocktail.

  There is a story of how I first started liking alcoholic drinks. When you meet the husband for the first time, he will waste no time in telling you how I went from teetotaler to alcoholic. It’s not as … Continue reading

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The road trip.

More than 13 months after moving to Mumbai, we did several firsts last weekend – a road trip and a trip to the beach. This was a trip we had been planning for months with a bunch of friends but … Continue reading

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The random musings of a sentient mind.

I used to have goals and plans and dreams. At 16, I wanted to become a manager like my brother. All I really wanted was to wear smart clothes and make-up and go to work and do “important” things and … Continue reading

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