अपनों के लिए हुए हम परदेसी,दिल तो मगर है देसी देसी ! भारत से निकले हम तो, किस्मत अपनी आजमाने कोपेशा या पढ़ाई, नापे मंज़िल की गहराईछोड़ चले बचपन की गलियाँ, परदेस का आसमान छू लियापैसा कमाना है, घर बनाना है,बचपन का वो सपना सच कर दिखाना है लंडन हो या अमरीका, कड़ी मेहनत, यही…… Continue reading देसी देसी
When our bid on the house was accepted, we instantly knew that the formal dining room had to go. I had always wanted a room with very Indian look as an ode to my Indian heritage. Complete with the devara (prayer spot), diwan (Indian-style low daybed), and moda (Indian-style low seating). While we were waiting…… Continue reading Desi room
https://youtu.be/wXl29I82UFc As a person of Indian origin, living in the Deep South in the U.S. of A, visitors to our house are surprised to see the huge art piece over the mantel with fjords and coniferous trees and horses. That is my cue to narrate my history, about how my first home after marriage was…… Continue reading Swedish living room decor
A coffee table is the centerpiece of the living room, of every social conversation conducted in the home. It is what gives the home a finished look. I have always had a coffee table, no matter where I live – be it India, Sweden, Japan. In fact, it has always been one of the first…… Continue reading Coffee table
We all know that Pen is mightier than the sword. However, did you know that, not all pens are equal! The ink pen, a.k.a fountain pen, is undoubtedly, the mightiest! Social media has a funny way of taking you down the memory lane. Just yesterday, in one of the groups I follow, someone posted an image…… Continue reading The Inky Path
Prequel now available as a standalone short story – The Cave in the Woods. The dreamer that I am, a particular scenario keeps playing itself in mind – that of the existence of an other earth. The other earth is exactly like the one we live on, the same people, the same buildings, everything is…… Continue reading Other Earth
Ira loves going to dance-parties and adores her family; not necessarily in that order. Read on to know more about her parties and her family, and know more about Ira’s real life.
Life in modern day urban India.
Four cousins, who have grown up in the city, are on a journey to a rural village against their wishes. They are accompanying their parents who have been asked to help change the village into a smart village. These city-bred children have to survive this change that begins with a long train journey in a non -air-conditioned coach .Will these brand-totting kids adjust to the local wares of a village…
Hello there. I am Rapunzel… you don’t believe me? I really am – Rapunzel of the 21st century. Though I don’t have a wicked witch keeping me locked in a tower, I do have the society and expectations of the various ‘well-intentioned’ aunties and uncles who keep me locked in the tower of society’s dynamic…… Continue reading Rapunzel of the 21st century