Time to get your tongue rolling!

My efforts at learning an Indian regional language

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All In a Day’s work

Through out childhood, I have had various aspirations about what I want to be when I grow up. It varied from wanting to be a Teacher ; a Lawyer; an Engineer; a Journalist and what not; Finally, when the time came to pick one, Chartered Accountancy (CA - Indian equivalent of CPA) it was.  Leaving…

Home

Home. What is home? What is being at home? One word with so much meaning. For me, home is where my heart is. That place where I can be myself. Let go of all pretenses. It is also being with the people I am most comfortable with. My husband; my closest family; my small circle…

V for Valentine’s Day

It is that time of the year again – Valentine’s day. That day of the year when hearts and balloons block your view; you see a sudden spurt in purchase of greeting cards, bouquets and other little gifts that symbolise expression of love. Love seems to be everywhere! Lately, I seem to have become more and more…

Who am I?

Looking back on my posts, I realized I’ve not written one on who I am. So here goes nothing... The first thing you will notice about me is how I am smiling all the time. Shy, smiling, soft – spoken, slightly reserved yet helpful. These are the words people often associate with me when they…

What’s in a Name?

Recently, I’ve come across a lot of debate around whether women should change their surnames post marriage (or not). In India at least, this seems to be among one of the favorite debatable topics. Generally, it is implied socially that once married, a lady adopts her husband’s last name - dropping her maiden one. Now,…