Walking Is The Best

‘If I’ve said it once, I’ll say it a million times: Walking for exercise is pretty much the best thing you can do for your body in the long term. I get up and go for a walk every day, now. It’s even better with my three dogs for company – it’s our special bonding […]

What Makes An “Artist” An Artist?

The sole thing that would prevent an artist from working is his own degree of determination. People who are not artists imagine that there are other things necessary – creativity would likely be the highest on the list, or imagination, perhaps. But this isn’t true. There are many professional artists who have very little creativity. […]

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: […]