Monthly Archives: October 2011

My saree wearing woes…


Like every year, my pre Diwali preparations began with pulling out the mothballed sarees and the corresponding blouses and then trying to push my corpulence into them, centimeter by centimeter. And then having the child and the husband pull said … Continue reading

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Review : My Bollywood Wedding


My Bollywood Wedding By Rekha Waheed Published by Hachette Rs 295/- I am a fan of chicklit. I mean, I love frothy with a capital F and can dish it out too. Which is why this novel was a great … Continue reading

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Review-The 6pm Slot


When twitter pal Naomi Dutta sent across a copy of her book The 6 pm Slot to me, it wasn’t the best of times for me to read anything. For one I was shifting house. My temper was at its … Continue reading

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Of pink ribbons and pink post-its in my newspaper


So the newspaper had little pink post its all over the lower half of its front page yesterday morning. And a strip ad at the bottom showed me the pink ribbon, with Pond’s Let’s Pink written huge. And the body … Continue reading

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It was dandiya season…


The last I went for a dandiya festival was when the feet were young, the heart was newly in love and the body was lithe. And then I went again the other day. After a gap of perhaps one and … Continue reading

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VAW Month-How Rs 20 can ruin a life forever. Acid Attacks


The first time I saw the face of an acid attack victim in the newspapers, I was horrified. And I am shamed to say, a trifle repulsed. The image haunted me. It seared into my mind and juxtaposed against the … Continue reading

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