long term relationships

I was recently watching ‘Koffee with Karan’ show featuring Kajol and Ajay Devgn. Yes, I watch stuff like this sometimes. The episode was pretty enjoyable to watch especially due to how candid Ajay was about his wife, relationships in general and his career. I remember him from a long time ago when I was in Read More →

Gathered around the dining table, we were having a late breakfast on a downcast Sunday. I was browsing through the newspaper filled with sorry tales of the havoc the incessant rains had wreaked on Bangalore when I came across an article on why Indians do not contribute much to charity. It was a comparison on Read More →

Valentine's Day Now and Then

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and the rants on social media have already begun surfacing. Since the day has begun to be celebrated in India, there have been opinions galore and controversies surrounding its celebration. I remember my first brush with it was way back in college in Bombay. In those days, we Read More →

marriage forgivers

In the times, when the institution of marriage is constantly being called outdated and redundant, those of us who still swear by the institution feel outnumbered. I am not the kind who projects a picture of perfect matrimony or even believes in it. Fifteen years of marriage teach you practicality all right. I have never Read More →

life

I am continuing the 3 Day Quote Challenge by posting my second favorite quote in the series. Yes, I know, I am not posting daily. But, I guess better late than never. The quote above is from the book P.S. I love you. I haven’t read the book but loved the movie. It was replete with Read More →

bangles

The other day, when the car was at a traffic light, I noticed a young couple, a newly-wed couple on bike. They would have looked like any other young couple on a bike except that the girl had her arms full of red bangles. They both were dressed in jeans and Tees. Normally, we don’t Read More →

This weekend, I watched a couple of interesting docu-features on television. One was about finding life partners for the not-so-young upmarket Indian professionals. The story focused on a man, a woman and their struggles in the marriage market. The girl narrated how difficult it was meeting men and their parents. One tiny meeting was supposed Read More →