*A Packet of Biscuit and Glass of Love*

“Why have you got biscuits today?” Five year old Sara questioned her Abba suspiciously. They could hardly afford electricity, which made Biscuits a treat, a luxury in itself. Her father, a daily ...

*Coffee Memories*

Last week I had a Date with one of my Girlfriends whom I hadn’t seen for over four months. It was an impromptu one and we decided to meet at a swanky new Mall for some clishmaclaver.  As it was des...

*Are You Having a Mall of Your Life?*

Twenty years back, when I was a teenager, Mumbai had a completely different lifestyle – at least for a middle class family. It would be only a couple of times in a year when special occasions called...

*When Music Empowered Me*

Music can change the world because it can change people ~ Bono  Fiercely independent – That’s the usual First impression people have about me. And most of the time this assumption is indeed true...

*Mannu Bhai Motor Chali Pum Pum Pum*

Today, my 4 year old son stepped out of his school bus singing Mannu Bhai Motor Chali Pum Pum Pum. He was in his elements and completely oblivious to the surroundings. The bus driver and his lady assi...

*First Love*

They said we weren’t meant to be, But fell in Love, We did. I was your First kiss, You were my First dance. Your honest candor enchanted me, My comforting silence calmed you. Summer Romance, Young h...

*Tales of 2015. Wishes for 2016*

It’s 1:30 on a Friday night. I have just wrapped up a small dinner party we hosted for a dear friend of mine. The prep work for the party had been going on since morning and yes, I am knackered to a...