*Old is Gold*

For my last freelancing assignment, I was fortunate to bag a project which required me to read four classic novels. During the course of initial project discussion, when I first heard the names of th...

*Iqbal Masih – The Little Hero*

Every time I hear an adult say, “What difference would one person’s opinion/fight/struggle make?” or a child explain, “No one takes us seriously because we are just kids,” Or on days when I ...

*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...