The DeepVeer Wedding has just taken place and its safe to say that my social media is in a frenzy...after all it's the union of two powerhouse actors of crème de la crème of Bollywood Royalty. This event was deeply anticipated by all. It was literally the Indian version of obsessing over the Royal Wedding … Continue reading DeepVeer Wedding
Someone once asked me what my greatest insecurity is and I naturally tried not to cringe. I smiled as at least a dozen examples swarmed in my head. I pursed my lips and laconically tried to push the question away. Months later, this is me admitting that I am insecure about a lot of things. I … Continue reading Dealing with Insecurities
State of mind right now - making typos is the most annoying thing ever 🙂
Dear readers, please bare in mind that I have still not finished reading the book and my views on the book are naturally susceptible to change, but I couldn't help but write this blog post on the few pages that I have read. For Nivedita Menon, feminism is not about the moment of final triumph … Continue reading Based on an excerpt from Nivedita Menon’s “Seeing like a Feminist”
Every woman has the incessant fear of not having enough clothes to wear and I would tell the biggest lie if I said I am not part of that generalisation. I would be guilty of another lie if I claimed that I do not whine about it. OK. I agree, yes, I do throw a few … Continue reading Don’t Have Anything to Wear
I have been obsessed with the idea of going to Disneyland for as long as I can remember, it was my "dream" destination as a child and I recently visited Disneyland, Paris at 20. When I now think of it in retrospect, I was made to believe the allusion of Disneyland as the happiest place … Continue reading Are Disney Princesses the best role models that your child should grow up idolising?
I just got back home and to be honest I did feel home sick a few times. I missed Bombay, it’s vivacious energy and its food that sets my taste buds on fire. I am exhausted after the 8 hour flight and can’t wait to collapse on my bed and hibernate but I’m writing this … Continue reading
I often find people promoting their work and adding the fancy tag of "Modern Art" to anything that is abstract, geometrical and has a splash of colours. They usually look extremely satisfied with the piece and always stand there displaying it with poise. Some who don't have much knowledge, review Modern Art as the product … Continue reading What is Modern Art?
Every Muslim has Ramadan marked on her/his calendar, most eagerly wait for it because it's the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and is all about spirituality, patience and modesty. Ramadan can be a little tough to cope with when you have a long exhausting day of work but it has a few perks too, … Continue reading Ramadan and Dieting
Until yesterday, Ireland had one of the most staunch and orthodox abortion laws in Europe that prohibited abortion. Since 1983, around 170,000 Irish women have gone abroad for terminations. Over the years, there have been countless cases of women being denied the right to abortion, even when their lives were in grave danger. One … Continue reading Savita Halappanavar, a catalyst and the face of Ireland’s abortion referendum