Happy Mother’s Day

I miss my mom. She passed away in 2011. I miss her most when I feel great joy or I’m in great pain. But she lives on – in my memories and not a day goes by without her thoughts. “You are the most beautiful person I ever met. I really miss your wicked sense […]

In Loving Memory Of Baby Okja

RIP Baby Okja (1 June 2017 – 5 Jan 2019) You spread so much love and joy. You came into our lives so beautiful and smart. My dear and sweet companion I loved you from the start. Your time with us was far too short. My beloved you will always live in our memories and […]

Happy Karva Chauth

It’s Karva Chauth today and I’ve got Mehndi on my palms this year and have been on an all-day fast. No water even! And going to break the fast at moonrise which is expected at 8:17 pm in Bangalore today. Phew! That’s a good 24-hour fast. The things people do for love! Apart from hugely […]

DIY Friendship Bracelets On Friendship Day

I loved making these. Obsessed with everything that takes me back to the 80s and 90s. Growing up, I spent countless hours making colourful friendship bracelets. I loved trading them and making them with friends, for friends and I always had a few tied around my wrist. I must confess that I have an OCD […]

Happy Mother’s Day

The water of her womb, your first home. The body she pulled apart to welcome you to the world. The spirit in you she helped grow with all she knew. The heart that she gave you when yours fell apart. You are her soft miracle. So she gave you her eyes to see the best […]

Throw Kindness Around Like Color Powder

If you actually sit down and reflect, it’s not that difficult to be nice to people. Even to complete strangers, all you have to do is not be mean. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? I really like Kate Spade, the quirky fashion designer and she said, ‘Throw kindness around like confetti’. I mean when I was […]