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October 14, 2012

Do you have to be a celebrity to get a book deal?

Girls creator Lena Dunham signs book deal worth more than $3.5m. The headlines screamed, going onto elaborate how this twenty-six-year old filmmaker will deliver an advice book on essays about sex, mortality and food for Random House. I don’t know if you have seen Girls, currently renewed for its second […]
September 30, 2012

Siri does not know cricket

Its getting really Sirious now  “Is the Iphone5 available in London?” his brother, texted him from Dubai.  “I’m texting you from one. We live in the first world…” was his sardonic reply.   Having satisfactorily broken the heart of his younger sibling, my husband proceeded to banter with his new […]
September 25, 2012

Akash Gautam: Walk the talk, Dil-Say

Its been a few months since I found my voice. I always knew what I had been born to write, but it took me nearly twenty years to acknowledge it. As I run the highway to living in my own skin, I am constantly on the look out for people […]
September 20, 2012

A London Romance with Bollywood

Shreshtha Trivedi I met Shreshtha Trivedi during the London Indian Film Festival earlier this year. We hit it off immediately, and I was struck by the image she represented, that of a twenty-something modern-Indian-woman trying to find her way in the big bad western world of London. It was as […]
September 17, 2012

Why I don’t want it all

 The myth of the modern have-it-all-woman is dead  When I think of the modern woman, the image that comes to mind is of a many limbed goddess who does many things at the same time ie. a modern day woman who is simultaneously on the phone, on email, […]