Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Talking Points – The season’s hottest reads

Eat Stay Love, May 2016

Recommended reads

Femina, May 2016

What Mothers Want

Deccan Herald, May 7, 2016 http://www.deccanherald.com/content/544810/what-mothers-want.html

Why mothers today don’t want to be around kids all the time

DailyO, May 6, 2016 Motherhood continues to be defined by our own mental conditioning of how we should fulfil the role. The debate of working mothers versus stay-at-home mothers will never see a closure or an end. The all-sacrificing mother who puts her dreams, desires and aspirations under the carpet so that her kids can blossom has been the most accepted, lauded and encouraged model of motherhood. It’s changing! And thank god for that. I’ve just read an article by […]

Bound to books

Femina, April 2016  

THE TALE OF A CITY AND TWO CHRONICLERS

Teabox, May 5, 2016 Every city exists at multiple levels; within the layers are many tales waiting to be told. My city Delhi,  has a plethora of writers recording and archiving the many lives and many stories it has lived through. What continues to fascinate our writers, storytellers, artists, photographers about Delhi? There are those like S Paul who have been on this journey for more than fifty years. And now, there are artists like Dayanita Singh and Mayank Austen Soofi who are capturing contemporary […]

In the belly of the beast

The Indian Express, May 1, 2016 When it comes to Bhutan I have to stop myself from getting all mushy and soppily emotional. Till 2010, it was an unknown territory; Trip Advisor and Zomato hadn’t happened to me. Floating down the valley to land at Paro airport with only nuggets of information about Bhutanese food and culture, I entered this quaint, ethereally beautiful country, unsuspecting of the magical spells (of various kinds) it was to cast on me — subtly, […]

Indian food: Spice of life

New Zealand Listener, April 15, 2016 Jaipur, in the northern India state of Rajasthan, is a centre for delicious artisan foods brought to the city by refugees. One of the busiest street corners on any morning in Jaipur, India, is at the crossroads of Chandpole Bazar Rd and Baba Harish Chandra Marg. This is the heart of the old Pink City and is known locally as the “breakfast club”. Half a dozen food vendors sit side by side tending vats […]

In Tune With Vienna

Outlook Splurge, April 2016                          

From the Publishers’ Corner

Mail Today, January 2, 2016 http://epaper.mailtoday.in/681468/mt/January-2,-2016-Mail-Today-Issue#page/16/1