I have often been asked if I am a feminist. I believe not only am I one, but my husband is too! What it means is that he believes in equality and treats women with the respect they deserve. We share responsibilities at home. We are raising our son together and divide work related to… Read More Raising a feminist son!
On this Woman’s Day this is my tribute to women all around who inspire me each day to do my best and be my best. Women need to be celebrated everyday. They give life, enhance life and are life itself. This is a poem to honour the true beauty of a woman. Every woman has… Read More The woman in me
The recently released movie, Thappad (Slap) deserves a review. It is hard hitting and earnest. Spoiler alert! This blog may contain a few details. The movie is set up in Delhi in today’s world and centers around Amrita (Taapsee Pannu). She is from a middle-class family married into a rich business family. Her life in… Read More Thappad – Stop. No more! (Movie Review)
Recently I attended an event hosted by Tupperware in association with Slurrp Farm and Max Healthcare. Tupperware is a brand close to my heart. I used to carry their tiffin to college and my workplace and now my son takes it to school. In addition to dominating the online space they have now opened over 50… Read More Explore healthy cooking & eating!
It’s said, time is what keeps everything from happening at once. Time also adds perspective. 10 years is a fairly significantly module of time. As the decade turns, I looked back at what my expectation was at the start of it, in 2010, and how it really panned out for me. Is the corporate ladder… Read More The decade gone by!
The last thirty years have seen women participation in corporate workforce increase substantially. Lot of companies profess the virtues of diversity and commitment to inclusive hiring with particular focus on women. I wonder though, if this is reduced only to slogans and limited to getting the numbers right? Or are companies truly making an effort to build an… Read More Is Gender Diversity at corporates real?
It’s 15 years since the series ended and reruns of the show continue to be popular. I thought my husband and I were exceptions but the number of people I know who still catch episodes of this sitcom amidst all their remaining Netflix / Amazon prime / Hotstar streaming is just astonishing. I come across… Read More What I learnt from F.R.I.E.N.D.S
Some of my friends are keeping karvachauth fast owing to the custom in their in-laws’ house, others are keeping it having grown up seeing their mothers keep it, year on year. Some are treating it as an excuse to dress up while others are simply giving their friends company. My reasons are none of these.… Read More My Karvachauth Truth
I know this title may have surprised you. This is futuristic as my son is just 7 years old. But like many Indian parents (let me throw all of them under the bus…) I secretly wonder, unapologetically fantasize and sometimes embarrassingly discuss aloud his wedding (notwithstanding the rolling eyes look my husband shoots). I am… Read More My son’s wedding in 2040
I was happy with the work I was doing Many a idea and thoughts were flowing I saw stories everywhere, it seems On a variety of topics and themes Then it happened one day I suddenly had nothing more to say No words or ideas came ‘Writer’s block’ I believe was it’s name … Read More Writer’s block – It happened one day!