Review: Beecham House, or Incredible India à la Gurinder Chadha

Big fans of period dramas, we were delighted when we discovered Beecham House this week, while looking for a new show. Touted as the Downton Abbey in Delhi, we figured that a show made by the maker of Bend It Like Beckham would be entertaining at the least, and started the show with hopes of … More Review: Beecham House, or Incredible India à la Gurinder Chadha

Seeking Holmes Beyond Doyle & Baker Street

When you’ve grown up reading mysteries, Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, are a very important part of your childhood, especially when you’ve also seen the series based on these characters. I’ve watched the 1984 series starring Jeremy Brett and yes, of course I’ve also seen Benedict Cumberbatch induct millions to the … More Seeking Holmes Beyond Doyle & Baker Street

Spiced Apple Cake

You know when you have those last two or three apples remaining but don’t feel like eating them, because there are other, fresher fruits in your pantry? What do you do with them? My usual go-to is to chop them up and make an apple stew or occasionally an apple chutney. Or a small portion … More Spiced Apple Cake

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