Freedom From Want

I don’t really celebrate ‘Thanksgiving’ (which falls on the fourth Thursday of November in the US) but it’s definitely a day that reminds me that it is a special occasion for “sharing what we have with those we love”. And, its kinda synonymous with food. Freedom from Want is a painting by American artist Norman […]

Forage – Restaurant Review

We have not yet reached peak vegan in India, or Bangalore though some of us are inching closer. There is, of course, the age-old Ayurveda mindset recommending that dairy is essential, holding back lacto-vegetarians like myself from taking that cheese-shunning next step towards ‘clean living’. Currently, the two organic, vegan and millet-bowl meccas in Bangalore […]

Remember To Play

Swiss child psychologist Dr. Jean Piaget said — “Play is the work of childhood.” Bangalore’s multi-ethnic community, Palm Meadows seemed to be sending everyone a message on Children’s Day through art: Remember to play. At a time when there seems to be a rush for little children to grow up quickly, study hard, be the […]

A Meal For Someone

These days I get to pass by a lot of homes on my walks and I can either see people cooking or smell the wafting aromas of food being cooked as I walk on. The kitchen I believe is truly the heart of a home. I like to imagine that they’re cooking something for someone: […]

The Artist As A Troubled Soul

Two weeks ago, I rushed to book tickets to ‘Loving Vincent’ – the world’s first fully oil painted feature film. I was scared that the movie will only play for a week (it’s not exactly a pot boiler, if you know what I mean) and I didn’t want to miss it. The film brings the […]