Monthly Archives: December 2010

Bye bye 2010, hello 2011


This is one of those years that whizzed by too fast for me to really savour it. Ergo, this coming year, I intend to savour each and every day of the year, rather than turn my head back on the … Continue reading

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So the computer crashed yesterday…


It was the stuff nightmares are made of, you know the kind of nightmares where you’re chased by a ghost or a ghoul or whatever repellent creature your subconscious can conjure up and your voice has suddenly disappeared and you … Continue reading

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Tales of the skin


I have always been extremely particular about skin care. So much so in fact that the day I crawl into bed without having cleansed the face and applied a night cream, the spouse knows instantly that I am really and … Continue reading

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I thought I was Becky Bloomwood…


…but, with great distress, I realised now that I have morphed into skinflint Jess. The lack of make up aside. Yes, true. Horrifying, isnt it? I fainted in shock. Almost. I didnt dare dent the floor tiles. No way I … Continue reading

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Jottings from Kolkata airport


You lot, yes, you, standing around with your monkey caps and mufflers and sweaters in 25 degree Celsius plus temperatures, can you not see a woman struggling with a trolley bearing two heavy suitcases and two equally heavy bags, trying … Continue reading

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And we’re off…


..to Kolkata. In a little while. For the sum total of two entire days. Our luggage? One suitcase. One huge duffel bag. And one backpack which entirely comprises Beyblades of various persuasions and action figures guaranteed to keep said brat … Continue reading

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And I am so Stoned…


It all began with the current determination to cook at least one dish a day. A resolution, I must confess, which was broken yesterday due to sheer laziness and sudden social commitments which involved visiting a friend to ooh and … Continue reading

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