I love trains - short journeys, reasonably long journeys - give me trains over any other mode of transport (except when it's from Bangalore to Hamburg, of course). It's all kind of exciting : from the station to the platform, from getting on the train, finding the right seat and enjoying the chugging motions while... Continue Reading →
"I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom." ― Umberto Eco This morning started with H writing a condolence note to a childhood friend. Said friend has lost his father. As I watched... Continue Reading →
Dinner is Hardly a Meal It's so gloriously warm. Summer is officially here and what better way to celebrate that other than with the longest of long walks and barbecue-ing. Last Wednesday was one such day. It was so warm, that I had used the opportunity to wear a saree to work that day (because... Continue Reading →
A year ago, my peach-sized embryo was turning into a fetus. It was wonderful feeling of anticipation to be part of Mother's Day because I was theoretically already there. This new role has given me a clarity I have never had before and I wish I could put it aptly into words. It has given... Continue Reading →
There is no way around Monday morning blues. In some ways, life is also like that, I guess. So, as I enjoy this warm, sunny Sunday with my kids, here are some of my two-truths-one-lie version of seeing the full part of my glass: + It's going to be up to 26 degrees until the... Continue Reading →
The story of my 20 plus hours of contractions, pain, midwives, pain relief, screams and tears all ending in (spoiler alert) a c-section.
As a concerned parent, born before the internet took over our lives, I am unsure of how to deal. At the moment, I follow the "best to say no when you're unsure" line of thought. Tell me more?