Retail Therapy

Originally posted on The Perfectly Imperfect Bunch:
Bling me up Coz I can’t think straight. Lace me up In Victoria’s secrets. Those flounces of silk Beckon; I seek refuge In those folds near-divine. I dole out the paper In return for the glam and shine. There’s a truckload of gunk On my wrinkly facade. It…

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HOW MOZART AND JAPANESE ROCK INSPIRE ME — Candles Online

Hello Friends, My week’s contribution to Candles Online has just been published on the Candles Online Blog. Please read, comment and share. Thank you 🙂 One of my oldest memories is that of putting a giant set of headphones on, as a child, and listening to music. Being born into a musically inclined family meant…

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An Update on The SC Verdict on Triple Talaq

The news of the year for India, is out. The Supreme Court has declared the practice of Triple Talaq Unconstitutional! I had expressed hope before, through this article, that the verdict may ban the practice altogether. Well, at least half of it came true. The contents of the exact order are still not available to the…

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SC Verdict on Triple Talaq: Thoughts

India is on the verge of a defining moment in its Legal history today. The Supreme Court announces it’s verdict on whether the practice of Triple Talaq, the practice where Muslim women may be divorced by their husbands by just uttering the word ‘Talaq’ thrice in a row, is constitutionally valid or not. There’s been…

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Ever notice?

Originally posted on AreMyFeetOffTheGround:
At the grocery store. ?The stealthy way food is being packaged so that you get smaller and smaller quantities for the same price? Because of our demand for year-round produce, the stuff is being picked and shipped in such an unripe state that we seldom even know what the real thing…

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Nothing Unholy about Holi

One of my fondest memories of childhood is celebrating Holi in Allahabad during my Father’s 3 year work-contract there. As some of you may know, Holi celebrations in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India are not for the faint-hearted. There’s not just colors involved, I’ve seen things like eggs, muddy water and sticks as well…

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