Monthly Archives: December 2011

So will you be partying tomorrow night to bring in the New Year?


I, God rest my creaking bones, will be sitting down in our compound amphitheatre, nursing my corns and bunions, keeping an eagle eye out for the child who will be darting around the place, spending most of the evening standing … Continue reading

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It’s the end of the year


2011. Am glad to see the back of you. You were quite a bitch of a year. Truly. 2012. You had better behave yourself. I’ve had quite enough with you years steadily going downhill, year on year. Like every year … Continue reading

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And this from a girl who reads…


Read this wonderful post put up on The Couture Gypsy’s facebook page and I was instantly transported back to me, circa my late teens and early 20s. I was, back then, and am now, and I guess will always be … Continue reading

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So. This is winter in Mumbai.


I sit here, in my office. With the airconditioning on at full blast, dressed in what could be politely termed as a ganji. A banian. A vest. you get the drift. And jeans of course. I step out into the … Continue reading

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Review: 11.22.63 by Stephen King


11.22.63 Stephen King Hodder & Stoughton (Hachette India Rs 895/-) This is a big book. A heavy book. But, as any Stephen King fan knows, that is not going to daunt anyone who is determined to read it through. As … Continue reading

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Dev saab, RIP


I was never a Dev Anand fan. But then I was born in the wrong decade. The decade that saw Hare Rama Hare Krishna, and I am told my favourite song as a toddler was Kanchi Re Kanchi guaranteed to … Continue reading

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I was on the Beeb


On World Have Your Say, last Friday. Talking about how inflation has hit us. Here’s the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=La8d82N_E4o&feature=youtu.be

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