Monthly Archives: January 2013

Of healthy eating and yours truly…


If you’ve been reading the other blog, you would know that the child is now enrolled, kicking and screaming, in an advanced professional swimming batch, the kind that has scarily earnest moms writing down timings of every lap their child … Continue reading

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The Mumbai launch of Preeti Shenoy’s The Secret Wish List…


…was great fun. What made it even more fun was the fact that this was the first time Preeti and I were meeting in the flesh. We had connected over the blogs and via twitter and when we finally met … Continue reading

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My Tehelka blogpost for this week


Let’s start by calling it Street Sexual Harassment Illustration: Samia Singh If you are a woman reading this, raise your hand if you’ve never been groped, molested, whistled at, had lewd comments passed at you or stalked on the streets … Continue reading

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Back to being a lady who lunches


Thanks to crazy things happening like for instance, becoming a cave woman and withdrawing from all forms of socialising, my lunching out has become a bit of an annual affair in recent times. Therefore when the fabulous @WeAreMumbai announced a … Continue reading

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My Tehelka blogpost for this week…


As I write this, the newspapers tell me that the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has demanded that co-education be abolished in India to prevent rapes from happening. In their list of 11 suggestions made to the Justice Verma committee on women’s safety, … Continue reading

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17 years and counting…


…no. Make that 23 years and counting. We met 23 years ago in January, on a chilly morning in Mumbai, at a college exhibition where neither of us had planned attending, but the fates, it would seem, had other plans. … Continue reading

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Mumbai was 12 degrees yesterday….


…bring down the woollies from the loft, wrap the mufflers round them throats, pull the monkey caps on, this is as cold to a decent winter as we will get. In delight, I have even pulled out them boots from … Continue reading

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