In the middle of the night when most people have retired to bed, barring a few lovers who are whispering sweet nothings into their phones, and a few who are hooked to the idiot box or catching up on the latest series of ” Game of Thrones” or some other daily soap on their laptop.… Continue reading The clock struck one and a strange sense of fear engulfed me
First year of marriage. The hubby’s birthday. Demand for party by all his friends and relatives. Let’s call them home for lunch, he says. I look at him- my eyes wide as saucers, a look of bewilderment on my face. Well you know right that I can just cook for 2-3 people. I won’t be… Continue reading Honey we have guests for lunch
We see a lot spoken about having a diverse work force, not enough women in the corporate world, women not getting equal pay and opportunities as compared to their male counterparts. Many corporates are waking up and taking this widening gender gap seriously by investing in women. They are setting measurable targets for the %… Continue reading I get to the top based on my merit not to tick of a diversity check box
I have been reading a lot of posts around why it’s important to stay close to your girlfriends and sisters- especially in the case of women who are caught up in the daily grind of their kids, household, jobs and gradually drift apart from their soul sisters.With the advent of Internet, while some argue that… Continue reading Of soul sisters- friends move on, memories stay!
Meena Aunty sipped her tea while her mouth remained constantly busy yapping over the phone. She was busy sharing her latest gossip with Sudha Aunty and her eyes were busy peering out of the windows, as she tried to hide herself behind the curtain, lest someone accuse her of snooping. How can they call it… Continue reading To the Aunty next door- can we be a team?
The cricket match enthralled everyone and kept the men glued to their seats. The kids played running from one room to another and the delicious aroma of food wafted through the kitchen. Food was served and the guests had a wonderful time satisfying their gastronomical buds. Neer dosa (which is a Mangalorean speciality), chicken curry,… Continue reading Do you feel valued enough?
7 years – a long time to stay in your first job some tell me. And some wonder – why did I change at this point? I am in my comfort zone, a mom of a toddler and I recently bought a house in the city. So why on earth would I decide to switch… Continue reading The 3 mistakes of my first job