The Half Term Challenge

The Half Term Challenge Photo Credit: Shalini I look forward to school holidays because it means I can get up just a little bit later (if I’ve booked time off work) and not have the usual morning stresses of getting the kids up, ready, fed and out of the front door in time for school,…

Day Out In London

Day Out In London This is a post I wrote back in November as part of a mini-series about my 40th birthday celebrations. I had planned to launch my site by then but for some reason or other, it never happened. I would still like to share this post with you though even though we’re…

The Night Before The Big 4-0 - Me sitting and thinking

The Night Before The Big 4-0

The Night Before The Big 4-0 This is a post I wrote on the 6th November, the night before the big 4-0, as part of a mini-series about reaching this milestone. Read about my birthday celebrations here and about how I should dress for my age. As I only launched my site on New Year’s…

Mumbai And Me

Mumbai And Me I love the city of Mumbai. It’s the maddest, busiest, craziest place 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 seven times both…

When My Supergirl Met Superwoman

 When My Supergirl Met Superwoman   Here’s what happened when my Supergirl met Superwoman… When I found out Internet and viral sensation Lilly Singh was coming to the UK on her book tour, I knew I had to make Shalini’s dream come true. I have followed Superwoman’s videos for years – maybe because it’s my…

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…