Buoyant Self

12
Apr

The Constant Companion

Right from when I can recall, Hindi film music has been a part of my life. If I had to write the first sentence in Hindi, it would sound...

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01
Oct

There’s a Tam in me!

As I am trying to reflect on SPB songs that I adore, it seems that while Sagara Sangamam and Sankara Bharanam top the list, all other favourites are in...

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13
Sep

Show review: Billions

I am no binge watcher by any standards. I’ve not watched many popular shows such as Game of Thrones, The West Wing, and closer home Inside Edge or Sacred...

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16
Jul

Book review: Wedding night

Once in a while you need a chick flick to feel that young girl inside you. (It was lots of fun watching ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ with my two...

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27
Jun

START.YOUR.RUN.

So after about five years, I took up running again. Let me back up a bit to give some perspective on my health and fitness journey. I had never...

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18
Jun

Four Forbidden Words

The husband was smitten. Enraptured is more like it. There’s nothing that occupies his mind in the mornings and afternoons and nights. When vacations were still a thing, this...

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10
Jun

What are you podcasting?

I am admittedly late on anything that’s trending. And usually by a few years. So if everyone got into podcasting 5 years ago, I am slowly delving into it...

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24
May

Five minutes : Give or Take

A person with varied interests will know, you can do some pretty amazing things in five minutes. Today I will write about 2 things – adding calories and taking...

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16
May

Book review: Anywhere but home

Let me begin by quoting directly from the back cover of Anywhere But Home. Anu Vaidyanathan is the first Asian woman to complete the Ultraman Canada: a punishing 10-km...

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15
May

What’s your indulgence?

One of the things I have learnt along the way is to know what my indulgence is when I am feeling low. This might have changed over the years,...

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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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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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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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29
Sep

Childing

Something I had written before potty-training the older one Ms.A, before she turned 3! The post is a hilarious look at the imaginary contents of a book written by...

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16
Aug

Movie review: Aisha

Alright, I saw the promos and I was taken by Sonam Kapoor’s sense of style. The movie also stars Abhay Deol, who’s a really good actor. So when my...

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02
Jan

The Magic Walks

This is Magic! He is our 6 month old pup, and we brought him home when we was a tiny 2 month old pup. In fact he looked like...

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24
Nov

A Lucky kinda day!

This morning, while sipping the morning tea, I glanced at an interview of Lucky Ali talking about remixes. And the memories came flooding. I knew right away it was...

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06
Oct

Melodies and meanings

Remember the time when you fell in love with a song for all of the reasons? The melody, the lyrics and the singers? There are some songs that I...

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