“Browsing is a dying art form. Help keep it alive.” Yesterday I met a friend for lunch after nearly two years!! After a sumptuous Thai lunch at the famous ‘Store Street’, we came across a signboard with this quote on the window sill of a local book store!
There is one thing that I have learnt very well from living in London – talking to strangers is enlightening, funny and never fails to liven the day. If I am at University I like to have the Hare Rama Hare Krishna lunch. It is hot, healthy and free. It is difficult to eves drop […]
Originally posted on TED Blog:
Arunachalam Muruganantham may not seem like the most obvious person to have started a revolution in sanitary napkins — after all, he is male. But in this funny and uplifting talk, given at the TED Talent Search in Bangalore, Muruganantham describes how he is enabling women in India to make…
So a friend of mine is back from her short visit home. Another friend from India is in town on a holiday after a business tour. The past week I have been talking, dancing, reading and listening to a lot of about being a ‘woman’. Somethings have been subtle. Some other observations more on the […]
When I first moved to my new home in Harrow I had to make do with what I had. This seems rather pompous of me to say you would think. But the fact is and may I add this fact I have realised, embraced and which has led me to be grateful is that I […]
An interesting ‘Things to do List’ I am hoping this will be my guide for the next couple of months.
Is too cumbersome when you have a lot to say along with the urge to write it all down, AT ONCE. I should start proof reading. For now, if you stumble across my blog, read it and later realised you spent most of your time correcting my grammar and spellings, I am sorry. Obviously my […]
I don’t think I am yet to fully understand the meaning of the (phrase?), “there is no such thing as a coincidence” but soon after I published my continuing list of books and our journey together a friend sent me a message on Facebook saying he had just finished reading ‘God of Small Things’, the […]
Standing in Ques It has been three years since I first came to London and I have had first -hand experience of fascination for ques in the UK. There will be an orderly que even outside a nightclub. So I have come to the conclusion that the best things do come to those who wait! […]
At the height of the writing madness, it was only madness, no action as a consequence of the madness has been undertaken for sometime now. I wrote this little piece on Pushkin – the office cat. Now that I started a blog it is time to include it among all the other stories published on […]