About my bookshelf ’18

Summing up my favourite reads sounded like a good way to end the year. So here are ten books which I enjoyed reading in 2018. Do let me know if any of them feature in your list too?! Indian Authors Elixir  Sinjini Sengupta  Definitely one of the best books I have read this year. If … Continue reading About my bookshelf ’18

How to make the perfect Dhokla

I wonder what is the cooking equivalent of two left feet. I assume it is two left palms, but I refuse to disrespect myself with a name that does not exist yet. Possibly the best outcome of this self-awareness about my inability to cook anything properly leaves me with enough time to ogle at the … Continue reading How to make the perfect Dhokla

An ode to the sparrow

"A thing of beauty is a joy forever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing." And it took another poet to make me realize what John Keats actually meant. Of everything I have … Continue reading An ode to the sparrow

What do I say ? (or) The vicious circle of mansplaining Part 1

When I first heard about Female Suffrage, I thought it was a reference to the suffering of a woman. Well no, actually female Suffrage was a successful movement that resulted in women having a right to vote. This means, a woman has a right to an opinion on how the nation is being governed and … Continue reading What do I say ? (or) The vicious circle of mansplaining Part 1