देसी देसी

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 ऊँचाईछोड़ 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

Swedish living room decor

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

Coffee table

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

Rapunzel of the 21st century

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

Proposing a fashionista

“Oh!! I absolutely dislike summertime!” she storms in. “Well! That’s what you say for every season when it is in season!” he retorts. Oops! You have pulled the plug on your safety buddy! She whirls around and shoves a finger into his chest… “How dare you! Huh? How dare you say that? I love springtime,…… Continue reading Proposing a fashionista