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…

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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,…

Lost & Found

You know what they say about finding lost things... aren’t there times when you lose something you never hope to find and then lo! It’s right there in front of you. But does it always happen like that? Here’s something that happened to me recently. About four years ago, I lost my granddad. He had…