This is self-explanatory, I guess. Here I will share my ramblings, my thoughts, and my feelings. This is my personal space to debate with myself and question things. This is also where I will write my poetry. I feel it’s easier to say how I feel sometimes through verse and rhyme. I’ve been writing poems since I was about eleven. I even had some published in community newspapers as a teenager. I’ll have to dig those out one day. This will also be the space where I share my open letters to my children as they go through various moments in their lives.

Diary 16 Years - Sukh and I on the beach

16 Things I’ve Learned In 16 Years Of Marriage

16 Things I’ve Learned In 16 Years Of Marriage Sukh and I are celebrating 16 years of marriage today. We tied the knot on 31st August 2002. So I thought I would write a reflective post about our marriage, our friendship and our life together. I have no idea how we’re celebrating yet. We might be…

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Diary Sukh on the beach in Rio with the Olympic symbol

My Single Parent Test

My Single Parent Test My husband Sukh and I often go away for work. Even though my trips are shorter – no more than ten days at a time – they’re more frequent. Read about my recent trip to Mumbai here. Sukh’s first work trip abroad came in the summer of 2016 when he went to…

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Diary 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…

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Diary 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…

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Diary 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…

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