Tag Archives: Loss

It Could Have Been Me

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I had been married three years on that sultry June afternoon. Delhi and I had come to the conclusion that we couldn’t get along. We parted ways with equal determination on both sides. We still cordially loath each other, which is very fine with me. I relocated to my hometown while my ex was still reluctant to leave Delhi and… Read more »

My Phrase For 2014

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Last year my phrase was Earn It! I wish I could write a done and over with kind of a review for the last year’s phrase. I can’t though, for it is an on going process. For the rest of my life I will continue making an effort to earn the respect and regard of those who matter to me,… Read more »

Fragile Life

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A year ago, I didn’t know there was a lady blogger called Janaki Nagraj who spun poems and wrote about things that made an impact on her; was a fitness enthusiast and a hands- on mom. Janaki is gem collector. She trawls the internet and selects priceless gems from it- be they thought provoking insights, blood- boiling articles or rib-… Read more »

RIP Tarla Dalal

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My first ever cookbook was written by the queen of cookbooks- Tarla Dalal. Those years, hers were the only dependable cookbooks. She made everything seem so easy to do. Her measurements were always perfect to a T. She took the uncertainty of out of the most complicated dishes. Cakes and desserts were  impossible to tame, mystical things for most Indian… Read more »

Time Traveler

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You log on to Facebook in the morning. You read notifications. Desultorily, almost flippantly, you reply to comments. You throw down your obligatory two cents at the feet of the wisdom others have spouted during the night when you were catching your eight hours like a good girl. Your day has begun. You kick imaginary stones around on cyberspace, moodily…. Read more »