Apart from the heat about which I crib to all and sundry, life after the vacations is back to normal. I am introspecting and also taking some other measures which I would not like to elaborate at the moment but which I am sure will enrich my family’s life in the days to come. Its Read More →

There was an article recently about how celebrities like Madonna etc. are using sites like Facebook, twitter etc. to dump their partners. They are offering regular updates about their relationship status. Really, these celebrities ! How can something so personal be left for public consumption. Another disturbing trend is for common people like you and Read More →

Yesterday, I went shopping for glass bangles to match with the saris I wear. I love these trinkets – bangles, bindis, earrings and stuff mostly metallic ! So anyway, this is in the big vegetable mandi or market of Hyderabad with its curious collection of shops ranging from small to big. They sell fruits, flowers, Read More →

The other day I was reading in the newspapers that according to some inane poll, women prefer to be in love with their partners rather than loving their partners. I really don’t understand the difference. To me, saying I am in love with you and saying I love you means the same. Does anyone know Read More →

That elusive hour-glass figure, something which every woman dreams of ! There are umpteen number of articles being churned out every single day about how to lose weight easily. In a week, in a month etc. etc. In India, we see these slimming clinics mushrooming in every nook and corner promising a woman instant sexy Read More →

In the last week, I watched Parzania, Black Friday and Straight. Parzania was about this Parsi boy who went missing in the Gujarat riots and recently it came in the news that he has been declared dead. According to Indian law, all missing persons after 7 years are declared dead legally if not found. It Read More →

Birmingham State University has come up with a one-year Masters Degree in Social Networking. It will teach the students how to blog or how to use the sites in communications and marketing. I feel that it is such a waste of university resources to teach students to socially network. Really, it requires no degree to Read More →

People in the Australian state of Queensland have taken part in a mass capture of poisonous cane toads as part of a collective effort at pest control. The celebratory cull is known as Toad Day Out and was advocated by a Queensland politician, Shane Knuth. The toads have to be captured alive and unharmed, examined Read More →

Yesterday, to round up our long weekend; we paid a visit to Innovative Film City in Bidadi around 35 kms from our house. The roads are good so we managed to reach pretty fast. Why is it called film city? I don’t know if any film shoots take place there. It is more of a Read More →

The highly successful and addictive IPL, moves to SA in its second season. There has been a lot of discussion in the Indian media about the moving out of the IPL, the war of words among political leaders about how India has failed to provide security to visitors, it’s a national shame blah, blah… A Read More →