The Beauty Of Benches

Park benches? What? Well, I was on vacation in Singapore and benches have been coming in pretty handy what with all the foot tours. I fully expected my feet, back, calves and knees to hurt the entire time I was there. And, a new camera (quite heavy) hanging around my neck that was begging to […]

Tile Tales From Singapore

A few weeks ago, I accompanied my husband on his work trip to Singapore and except for the first two days together, I was pretty much on my own and got to leisurely explore the city/country. After the usual visitor spots, malls and parks, I ended up going to Singapore’s own little resort island, Sentosa. […]

All Good Things Begin Here

Akshaya means immortal or something that is indestructible and Tritaya means third lunar day. So anything that we do on Akshaya Tritiya grows with time and cannot be destroyed. Hence it is believed that if one were to begin auspicious things on this day such as purchase of house, land or jewellery etc, any new […]

Our Browser History Is The New Memoir

In Kenneth Goldsmith’s Wasting Time on the Internet, he writes that “Our Browser History Is the New Memoir”: If you want to know anything about me, what I was thinking, what I was interested in, exactly what I did or was going to do, check out my browser history: my passions, my hatreds, my crushes, […]

Creativity Equals Downtime

Creativity = Downtime I’ve had a terribly busy year so far (the kind where I can’t even remember if I brushed my teeth or not so I brush again just in case) and have felt the need to recharge my depleted creative batteries as I’ve just started work on a new series of paintings along […]

How To Truly Declutter This Diwali

Every Diwali is welcomed with diyas, rangolis, flowers and fireworks. Diwali at our home also comes with a frenzy of activities, especially cleaning and decluttering. We buy new things for the house and create piles of accumulated junk, redundant things to throw away and donate. It is a belief that Goddess Lakshmi, the goddess of […]