Whenever I hear the word ‘tawaif,’ an image of beautiful women bedecked with jewels comes to my mind. Maybe Hindi film industry has too much on my impressionable mind. Hindi films like Umrao Jaan, Amar Prem, Devdas, and Pakeezah celebrated … Continue reading Where did all the Tawaifs go?
We all have someone in our lives who inspire us, whom we look up to, especially from the public domain. We respect them and we admire them. They consciously or unconsciously impact our thinking and behavior. Many times, we act … Continue reading Women of Worth
“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where … Continue reading Find yourself in Wanderlust
My day begins with a big cup of coffee. I don’t know any other way to start my day. If not coffee, then what? I don’t like tea….no black tea, green tea, pink tea or yellow tea. Or whatever! There … Continue reading It all starts with Coffee!
Sawdust Art and Craft Festival is all about celebrating creativity. This festival was started in the 1960s by a small group of Festival of Arts rejects and other artists at Laguna Beach, a small coastal city in Southern California. Meet new artists and … Continue reading Magical Riot of Colors
Now that the Thanksgiving is over and after you have devoured all the pies and turkey, you must be busy writing your shopping list. The festive shopping season has officially begun. Do you like to shop? I mean, who doesn’t? … Continue reading All set for shopping this holiday season?
Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh In school, the lunch break started with this prayer where we used to thank the supreme creator of … Continue reading Grace of Gratitude