Oh Little Chinatown

You may not find food in Antarctica; but, if you look hard enough, you will find a Chinese and an Indian – just joking or am I? It’s amazing how people from these two countries have travelled far and wide and have created their own success stories. I love how the Chinese create their own … [Read more…]

Facebook Detox

Is the term ‘detoxification’ limited to the physical elimination of toxins from the body? I would think a mental and emotional detoxification is needed on a regular basis too; at least, that’s just what I needed. So, ten days ago, I dived into it. I decided to log off from Facebook (not messenger) both on … [Read more…]

Girl Uninterrupted

So, I have been a little sluggish lately and hence desperately needed to snap out of the funk! I couldn’t put my finger on the issue; I was going through a mental upheaval of sorts. The weekend arrived and I decided to step on it. The husband was given strict instructions to make contact only … [Read more…]

Message Decoded

Since the baby, there has been a communication breakdown between my husband and me. First I thought he wasn’t listening to anything I said; his actions did not justify anything I was asking for. The dad-brain wasn’t able to process mom-language. My friends say they are combating a similar issue. So to make life simpler … [Read more…]

The Beauty in Failing

Failure – I wasn’t very clear what this word actually meant; so, I picked up a dictionary this morning and then even went online to Google it. One source described it as lack of success, the other as deterioration or rather a condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective. Not one of them … [Read more…]

The Wonder Years

Bangkok weather is fantastic today; it’s pouring cats and dogs. Just the kind of weather I loved in Mumbai when it was accompanied by chai and some friendly banter. The rains have brought back memories from college days. When I was a teenager, I couldn’t help wanting to grow up quick and have my own … [Read more…]