I Chose A Lovely Fig

“I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked. One fig was a husband and a happy home and children, and another fig was a famous poet and another fig was […]

No More Tears In Heaven

Time can bring you down, time can bend your knees Time can break your heart, have you begging please, begging please Beyond the door there’s peace I’m sure And I know there’ll be no more tears in heaven At around 4am on 27 June 2017, my late dad’s 72-year-old best friend of 40+ years lost […]

Happy Father’s Day

If you had asked me before I lost my father on May 24, 2017 how I would cope, I would have said that I would be rudderless in life. He was my touchstone, and the conversations I had with him as a child, an adolescent and young adult were the mirror by which I came […]

A World Without Smells Would Stink

“They don’t know what you’re doing Babe, it must be art You’re a headache, in a suitcase You’re a star Oh no, don’t be shy You don’t have to go blind Hold me, thrill me, kiss me, kill me” And Smell me? Ha! Love U2, love this track! Smell is a more powerful sense than […]

Thank You Pink Power 2017

Pink Power is an initiative to encourage women entrepreneurs to showcase their business skills & be a part of Inorbit Malls. This year marks the third season of this unique initiative. On 8th March 2017, International Women’s Day, I applied when Inorbit mall invited women entrepreneurs to share their business idea. A panel of internal […]

Till We Meet Again

Even in his late sixties, my father made trips on his bike from Bangalore to his home town 70kms outside the city almost every month to see his aging mother. Being a rough-and-tumble sort of guy, he often overlooked his diabetes, blood pressure and diet. A self-made man with a passion for education, travel and […]

A Recipe For Perfect Relationships

There are many types of relationships that you hold in your life. There are neighbors, friends, wives, husbands, children, parents, siblings, lovers, there are people who hate each other, everything is a relationship. Fundamentally, all relationships in your life have come up because you have certain needs to fulfill – physical, mental, emotional, social, financial […]