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 […]

How Are You Feeling Today?

‘How Are You Feeling Today?’ is something I drew last week and it records my emotions on that particular day. I always say ‘I’m fine’, whenever anyone asks me how I’m doing. Isn’t that what we all say anyway? We aren’t always aware our own innermost emotions. It’s something we really only think about when […]

On Falling In Love

John Steinbeck’s 1958 Letter On Falling In Love Nobel laureate John Steinbeck (February 27, 1902–December 20, 1968) might be best-known as the author of East of Eden, The Grapes of Wrath, and Of Mice and Men, but he was also a prolific letter-writer. Steinbeck: A Life in Letters is an alternative biography of the iconic […]