Mumbai And Me - Me outside Salman Khan's Galaxy Apartments

My Special Relationship With Mumbai

My Special Relationship With Mumbai I have a special relationship with Mumbai. It’s the maddest, busiest, craziest city in the world. Mumbai is the home of India’s biggest film industry, Bollywood. But it is more than that. It’s also the cultural, fashion and financial capital of India. I’ve been lucky enough to visit six or…

When My Supergirl Met Superwoman

 When My Supergirl Met Superwoman I surprised Shalini with a Superwoman meet and greet. It was probably the best surprise I could ever have given her – to meet her idol. Here’s what happened… HOW TO BE A BAWSE BOOK TOUR When I found out Internet and viral sensation Lilly Singh was coming to the…

Handover - Sukh and the kids in an rickshaw

The Handover

The Handover I’m on my way to Mumbai for a work trip and writing this post as I sit on the plane. There are still three hours to go until we land and people around me are fast asleep. I can’t ever sleep on a plane, so I’m writing this instead. It’s standard practice that…

My Daughter Is Taller Than Me - Shalini sits on my lap in Florida

My Daughter Is Taller Than Me

My Daughter Is Taller Than Me I have never had a hang-up about my height. I’ve become used to having people tower over me, at a mere 5’3 (and a half). Sometimes I’m the shortest in a group. My parents aren’t very tall and neither are my sisters. So it’s never been an issue. And…

Florida Road Trip - Me, Shalini and Shivam in Orlando

Florida Road Trip – Planning

Florida Road Trip 2013 – Planning I’ve been really excited to write this post about our Florida road trip. I hope you enjoy it too. We were looking for our family holiday for May of 2013. As Sukh and I prefer long-haul, we usually book our annual holiday several months before. I was intent on…

Shivam's Christmas List - Shivam chats to Santa

Shivam’s Christmas List

  Shivam’s Christmas List I wanted to make a things-to-do list this week (I’m a stickler for lists and fascinated with organisation, planning and itineraries). I tend to keep a notebook in the kitchen for these kinds of things. But as usual there were no spare pages. My kids had already made their mark –…