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 […]

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 […]

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 […]