India’s Daughter

I read this and shuddered!! Shuddered to think how shallow my country’s men are who on one hand worship women deities and on the other hand voice that Indian culture has no place for woman!! I am even ashamed that this man who was participant in that gory act is even alive today to say … Continue reading

Babu and Coco

Some people just brush past your lives and impact you in a way that not even lifetimes of relationships do. Babu and Kokoo (Grandpa and Grandma in Kswahili) came into my life as a part of my spiritual journey. They left an indelible mark in my soul. I have met people. ..but none like them. … Continue reading

Memories of a Tree

Today I had the opportunity to sit below a “tree”. Yeah you read that right – a “tree”. Taking Viha to her ballet lesson I wanted to just give my legs some rest and me and Kate just took refuge below that humongous mango tree below which was a cemented ledge. The tree with leaves … Continue reading

Who do I Trust??

I am not the kinds to watch TV serials enactments of real life crime….no its really not my kinda entertainment. So there I was in the sitting room trying to finish something off, while my mum watching one such show. I was unwillingly captivated on this episode of a 2 year old kid missing from … Continue reading

Church Attacks in India

I remember growing up in a country where religions were respected. neighbors irrespective of the religion were part of the family, and all festivals were celebrated with equal zest and enthusiasm. Hindu friends waited with anticipation for the Christmas Fruit cake and Christians would be smothered with sweets on Diwali. Where has our country landed … Continue reading

Happy New Year 2015

Thank you everybody who walked along with me in my journey of 2014 in either a small or a big way. It meant a lot even if it wasn’t good …It has taught me a lesson. Moving into a new country and transformation of “hate it” to kinda “like it” now. From a stage of … Continue reading

Bollywood Flick “PK”

PK was good. Different in a way that it touched the most relevant or should i say controversial of topics prevelant in India – religion. What i loved was this movie will give jitters to thousands of conmen walking around in saintly attires fooling the religiously blind people. It is so true ….If God created … Continue reading

Warm Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone. Can’t believe this is my 3rd year sitting here in another part of the world and enjoying the sparkle of my Christmas tree and Nativity scene in sweltering heat. Never thought it was possible. Christmas always meant Dilli ki kadake vaali sardi (spine chilling cold of Delhi), adding a few pounds … Continue reading

Pakistan School Attack

My mind doest understand I dont even want to think Was it like a strike of lightening Did their eyes even blink? … Those young hands, those young feet A forthcoming smile, Whenever they meet Their innocent souls …oh How could those men cheat?? It screamed barbarous It portrayed that humanity is dead. Which religion … Continue reading

Hamza Passed Away

On a peaceful Saturday afternoon, after we’ve had our lunch and whilst chilling and relaxing, enjoying the pleasure of the airconditioner in the sultry blinding Dar heat, Rajeev gets a call intimating that one if his office drivers Hamza met with a accident, sustaining severe head injuries. It was shocking news to both of us. … Continue reading
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