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September 28, 2013

Stop when you see Red

The scream rang out behind me. I turned to see the car screech to a halt breaks applied with enough force to rear up on its back tyres. Just behind the vehicle a little girl wearing a long white dress, turned to run back towards the traffic island where the […]
September 7, 2013

Goddesses – but not of their destiny

This campaign by India based, anti-sex trafficking NGO Save Our Sisters, caught my eye. In a country which makes global headlines for revering women as goddesses, and also for brutalizing them –the pictures curiously fit– reflecting the extremes that make this a country of maximum paradoxes.  NOTE: No women were hurt in […]
August 26, 2013

Is it really possible to work and write?

I should have got used to it by now. That dreaded ‘s’ word, where I fold within myself and only look at the dark places, the ones which cause me grief, making me shrivel to one fourth the girl I am. The bane of my life as a teenager and […]
August 11, 2013

Is Destiny decided at birth?

The birth of Prince George was announced by the Queen’s press secretary accompanied by a smartly dressed royal footman of Indian origin, who helped place his official birth announcement on an easel outside Buckhingham Palace.Indeed at that time I wondered if the footman’s Indian origin had been carefully chosen to […]
August 4, 2013

How British Airways finally got it Right

My earliest memories of BA while growing up in Bombay was the BA Face Advert.  The most striking thing is its sound track Aria on Air by Malcolm McLaren, a recording of The Flower Duet from the opera Lakmé which will always  be labelled in my memory as the BA […]