I loved watching ‘Queen & Slim’ recently for its dazzling depiction of black life in America, the outrageous costumes, defying perceived gender roles and the best part was the soundtrack. The story of Queen & Slim’s perceived gender roles will surprise you the most. Daniel Kaluuya, one of the two leads, describes Slim as someone…Continue reading Happy Women’s Day To All The Queens
I started my Healthy Eating Instagram page called @theskinnyganesha on 1st February 2020 for motivation, really for myself. Like most people, I too begin the new year with a resolve to improve my health. This improvement often starts with changing what I eat. A food diary can be a useful tool in this process. It…Continue reading Why Keep A Food Diary?
Wishing everyone a Happy Sankranthi / Pongal and Lohri
Does anyone remember that awkward scene around the dinner table from the 1999 movie ‘Notting Hill’ where this pigtailed girl who Hugh Grant’s character William Thacker is set up with introduces herself as a Fruitarian? Keziah : No thanks, I’m a fruitarian. Max : I didn’t realize that. William : And, ahm: what exactly is…Continue reading Superfoods To Make You Feel Super
Diwali is not just a time when people clean, declutter, illuminate and decorate their homes. It can also be a time for reflection, a time to re-visit and judge impartially, ones thoughts, actions and words and to rid oneself of the darkness and negativity that dwells within. As lamps and fireworks illuminate different corners of…Continue reading Happy Diwali
It’s Karva Chauth today and I’ve got Mehndi on my palms this year too and going to be on an all-day fast. No water even! And going to break the fast at moonrise which is expected at 8:40 pm in Bangalore today. Phew! That’s a good 24-hour fast. The things people do for love! Apart…Continue reading Happy Karva Chauth 2019
Here’s wishing you a very happy Onam. Hope you too are looking forward to the Onam Sadhya Plantain meal as much as I am.