Buoyant Self

  • 07
    May

    Music for my many moods

    Give me your mood, and I’ll give you a song to relate to it! Well, this might be a skill most of us have already. Me, I have a...

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  • 06
    May

    Five

    High five there! It’s Cinco De Mayo, for those who care. And yeah, I heard of that only when I briefly lived in the United States back in the...

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  • 27
    Apr

    Book review: Little Fires everywhere

    The Richardsons are a charming family of 6, living the quintessential dream life, owning 2 houses, having 3 children who ‘fit in’ and a 4th that rebels against everything...

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  • 01
    Apr

    Book review: Purple Hibiscus

    What are the odds of reading another African girl who debuted with a touching story, this one from Nigeria, right after Homegoing and From Scratch? I was handed this...

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  • 24
    Mar

    Book review: From Scratch

    What strikes you profoundly as you start the book is the unfairness and grief surrounding the untimely death of a loved one, a spouse in this case, after a...

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  • 19
    Mar

    Book Review: Homegoing

    One of the things I recently like about reading books is that I borrow them from friends, this has opened up a whole different genre of reading for me!...

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  • 07
    Feb

    Book review: Wild

    An incredible and unputdownable book that was relatable on many levels -Wild is the (true) story of a young woman who takes up the daunting journey of hiking the...

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  • 08
    Oct

    Travel Diaries: Gujarat

    Happy dusserah to all my friends, family & extended family! We spent a few days of the Navratri at Gujarat and had an amazing time.  For the food lovers:  We...

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  • 07
    Jul

    Book review: The Blue Sweater

    Not so often does one read two amazing books back to back. Especially when one doesn’t read much to begin with. But here goes… I read the very honest,...

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  • 16
    Sep

    Divine Dance

    Way back, even before I had firm ideas about marriage, I had a desire to have a daughter, and for the daughter to be a Bharatanatyam dancer. Yesterday was...

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