A few weeks ago, we asked some friends to come over on a Friday evening for beer and kebabs – what was to be a short affair, became a full fledged dinner party and we found ourselves wondering what to feed our guests. Swiggy zindabad, I yelled! Try Dunzo, said one of our guests. What’s … Continue reading Two Amazing Delivery Apps That Are Ruining Us
I’m a sucker for neat, organised spaces and spend my weekends labouring over my storage spaces. My mother, a perfectionist whose cupboards are always immaculately arranged, doesn’t need to do this as often as I do and I find myself constantly running to catch up with her. I think I’ve finally found the solution: storage … Continue reading Organised At Home And Organised At Work Makes Me Healthy, Wealthy And Wise
I grew up on a staple diet of Enid Blyton stories set in the English countryside. It's hardly a surprise then that tea time has always felt incomplete to me at home. Not a great fan of chai and pakodas, I shifted to coffee very early because it was so much easier to reconcile myself … Continue reading Gourmand Geets: Tea Time
I love cleaning, putting things away and organizing. It's been a bit of an obsession since childhood and though it's now difficult to obsess about it constantly, I still need an organised space to be able to work, think, eat, sleep and even be in peace. Stationary stores are just as tempting for me as … Continue reading I Clean. So I am.
"Petit à petit, l'oiseau fait son nid." (The bird makes its nest, step by step. In other words, Rome wasn't built in a day.) I love this French proverb for its poetry and for being so much more "real" than it's English counterpart. I couldn't care less about Rome, but I know that building a … Continue reading Nesting in Bangalore
A few months ago I wrote about the second hand bookstores of Bangalore, Blossom and Bookworm, regular haunts and the source of some of the most interesting books in my collection. I don't remember a single occasion when I have walked out of either of these stores empty-handed. What truly delights me about both these … Continue reading Book Orgy
I was first introduced to the delights of tea and infusions by my father who often picked up various Darjeeling and Ceylonese teas for his friends in colleagues before one of his Europe tours. From hesitant sips, to countless rainy evenings in Bombay staring out at our drenched plants with a cup of steaming orange-cinnamon … Continue reading Sipping Tea At The Cha Bar