30º of Yoga

In a world of perfectly sculpted power yoga and CrossFit enthusiasts, I’m a bit of an anomaly. Completely content in my body, I didn’t care about the fact that I no longer had a flat abdomen. But once I’d crossed the dreaded milestone of 35, I realised that I had to start doing something more … More 30º of Yoga

My tryst with an ovarian cyst – laparoscopic surgery by Dr. Deepak Rao

(This is the final part of a three-part series about my experience from the discovery of the dermoid cyst, to my harrowing experience in the various hospitals of Bangalore, to the final laparoscopic removal by Dr. Deepak Rao of Rashmi Hospital). I was admitted for surgery early on the morning of the 8th for a … More My tryst with an ovarian cyst – laparoscopic surgery by Dr. Deepak Rao

My tryst with an ovarian cyst – laparotomy v/s laparoscopy

(This is a part II of a three-part series about my experience from the discovery of the dermoid cyst to my harrowing experience in the various hospitals of Bangalore, to the final laparoscopic removal by Dr. Deepak Rao of Rashmi Hospital). Fifth stop: Manipal Hospital, on the 1st day of 2019. Not the most auspicious start … More My tryst with an ovarian cyst – laparotomy v/s laparoscopy

My tryst with an ovarian cyst – discovery & diagnosis

(This is the first part of a three-part series about my experience from the discovery of the dermoid cyst, to my harrowing experience in the various hospitals of Bangalore, to the final laparoscopic removal by Dr. Deepak Rao of Rashmi Hospital). I look forward to Christmas holidays more than the average person. The holidays for … More My tryst with an ovarian cyst – discovery & diagnosis

French Jobs For Me

As a French teacher in the Alliance française network in India since 2011, I’m often faced with one of these questions: “What can I do after I finish the B2 course?” “How can I use French in my professional life ?” “Ok, so I’m now fluent in French. What can I do with this skill?” … More French Jobs For Me

Postcards from 2006

I’ve read so many anecdotes of people receiving parcels, that were lost in the post, years after they were sent. But not even in my remotest fantasies did I ever think that I’d be one of those people. Sure, I’ve fantasised a lot (and I mean A LOT) about getting a call from Air France … More Postcards from 2006