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 […]

Channeling My Inner Frida

Frida Kahlo took selfies (self-portraits) way before the word ‘selfie’ was named by Oxford Dictionaries as word of the year in 2013. Her unmistakable look is recreated almost every year by artists and on runways by one fashion designer or the other. So, this year’s Halloween has been quite a chic affair as I decided […]

Are Hobbies Dead?

Do you have a hobby? And by hobby I don’t mean listening to music or watching Movies. Do you make/do something in your free time? Like run, cycle, bake, knit, collect stuff, paint, draw, dance, sing, play a sport, photograph, hike or travel? I solve Sudokus and crosswords daily, read a lot, walk and cycle […]