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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, […]
September 15, 2012

Does it take a controversy to create a best-seller?

Controversial covers remembered by all Close on the heels of Fifty-Shades-of-pretending to being in love, when actually you just want to penetrate every orifice and any finer feelings of love be damned (apologies, but that’s how I think about it) comes another controversy over another novel, currently in the Indie […]
September 2, 2012

Ode to a tortoise

Meet Speedy Suleiman, the fastest tortoise ever.  Named after Suleyman the Magnificent, the longest-reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire, He spends his days soaking up infra-red rays. Sometimes he makes out with my husband’s large black & red MBT boots.  Just like his namesake who made his harem girl his […]