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 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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