January – this year I want to like you!

Since forever, the month of January has always been my least favorite month. Why? Firstly, Its cold! I am not a winter person and January really tests my patience when it comes to dealing with the cold and staying layered up. I cant wait for the pleasant to be back. Also January is a horrible... Continue Reading →


Life Lessons from my Bike

My love for biking began when I was 11 and I started biking from home to¬† school. As soon as I started pedaling, the early morning woes would vanish and a new excitement would set in. I connected with nature in a way I never could have imagined. My rides have so many memories attached... Continue Reading →

The Right in Wrong

Wrong sits on Right's chair Unfair buds from the fair self beliefs intertwine Mighty brain frowns upon the heart you are not mine? Smile, look up and follow the right wrong is a possibility for now just hold on tight...    

5 Reasons why Indian Men Refuse to Change

My thoughts are a manifestation of many conversations with friends, wives and relatives on the utter frustration amongst progressive Indian women over sections of men's brains that have remained stagnated over many years. Most agree that Indian women have advanced, intellectually and emotionally, faster than men. Maybe because given the subjugation we went through in... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year

Last leaf of the calendar new resolutions begin renewed promises and a dawning hope within to finish the incomplete to start again what was meant to be and sow new seeds for you and me Pedaling wheels of time Another twelve sheets of hope, we open old aspirations packaged afresh Aboard the new journey, will... Continue Reading →

Why in God’s home?!

When you visit a temple you look for peace, a solitary moment with God and a trip to renew the feeling of hope and gratitude.Cities like Gurgaon hardly offer you any scope of solitude as temples are swarming with devotees chanting mantras in fast forward motion with their eyes fixated on the idols while the... Continue Reading →

Durga Ashtami

Ashtami and Nauvmi kanya puja have been one of my most favorite childhood memories. The local girl gang would be welcomed and worshiped by known and unknown neighbors. The sweet taste of halwa puri and the lure of many girly gifts - bangles, chunni, bindis, hair clips etc. - got me and my friends excited... Continue Reading →

O Bride, why Cry?

An article about a school ¬†teaching potential brides the art of crying got my brain juices churning, first with anger and astonishment and then with a realization which might be the hidden truth of Indian marriages. A bit of history to this tradition of crying, it all began when underage girls were forced to marry... Continue Reading →

Mother Tongue Gone Missing

My son and me go to this park every evening, he is just 1.5 yrs old so most of his friends are accompanied by their parents and caretakers. Like every mom I do secret comparisons in my head with all kids - comparing their heights, their capabilities, their weight, their speaking abilities etc. These days... Continue Reading →

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