Five Amreekan things every ‘virgin’ NRI is bound to have in common.
Ok, I know you must be wondering. Social what? And a fourteen character word starting with ‘R’ that is not the name of a new Ben and Jerry’s flavour. On this blog??? For regular and avid readers of my blog (all 3 of you), you must be aware this blog might feature the occasional flying … Read more
Exploring the ‘brighter side’ (no pun intended) of electricity outage
After years of jumping queues and waving down dangerously careening rickshaws (which tend to stop 5 millimetres away from my Bata-clad feet) and hopping off slow-moving trains in India, one develops a sort of thirst for a daily quota of excitement. And if one does not avail of this quota daily, then things can get stifling. … Read more
When I think about packaged food in India, my mind automatically conjures up images of cold tetraPaks of mango Frooti (fresh and juicy), packets of crunchy Kurkure (can never have enough of Kurkure, can you?) and rows of instant flour mixes pledging loyalty to India’s long standing tradition of hearty carb-filled breakfasts. The Singaporean supermarkets however … Read more
This post was selected for BlogAdda’s ‘Spicy Saturday Picks’. I am writing this post fully aware that I might be at the receiving end of some well-aimed over the waist no-balls or yorkers soon. So the World Cup fever is on. Burning bright. Sachin is once again God. Ow! That was the first no-ball of the day. Let … Read more
From ‘Happily Ever After’ to ‘Once upon a Time’. Your favourite Hindi movie plots played backwards
“Take a deep breath and yeah, try to hold it there?”
When your child starts thinking that eggs come from the egg-tray instead of the chicken, then it’s time to sit up and notice.