Magical Sculptures

  There is magic in every work of Art. How can there not be magic in every metaphysical particle of something someone pulls out of the depths of their souls, if not the very root of their existence itself? You know how people feel about their first child. But Kids grow up and more often than not…

New Printed Canvas Shoes

Nothing changes a girls mood like a pair of new shoes. Now, every girl with broad feet will understand the excruciating stab they feel in their heart when they look at a pair of shoes their size but not their width. And you wonder how your feet fit into those dainty little shoes when you…

Surviving A Sensational Car Accident

No. Car Accidents are not good, and under no circumstance must one attempt to participate in one. In a scenario where one sees an opportunity for such, one must desist, and if one is already in place, calling the ambulance is a higher priority option. However, if one is involved a car – accident, and all…

Classic Plays At Heritage Theaters

The National Centre for Performing Arts is a classic in itself. A must for a traveller visiting Mumbai, but if you are able to manage tickets for a play, it would be a crime not to go. Especially if the play is another classic. The play we saw was called Mughal-e-Azam. Based on a movie released…

Russian Folk Dance

We arrived early at the Nikolayevsky Palace for the show and after we had enjoyed a leisurely walk in the garden waited fashionably in the parlour. Six of my companions and I felt that the only way this could feel more fashionable was if only we were holding a cup of coffee. The fabulous thing…

Wit At The Catherine Palace

We reached the Catherine Palace or Winter Palace, as it is often known in the evening. It started raining, and some of the elder members of the delegation refused to step out in the rain. Our sassy and brilliant guide declared, “There is a time for entering the palace. Now, I can’t change the time,…

Wild & Insane Dreams

For some unfathomable reason, my favourite dialogue from ‘Beauty and the Beast‘ is Gaston. It’s not right for a woman to read! Soon she gets ideas… Thinking…. I probably find it hilarious because the idea of it not being right is ludicrous. Also, the logical part of me concludes. Of course, it is dangerous for…

Technology Solutions to Friendship Problems

Do you remember the days, you could just jump over the wall to your friends house, and drag them out to play? If they had alternative engagements, they could be circumvented by using some additional kid force? The thing is.. When you grow older, you have knee problems and back problems, weight issues, and the…

The Genius Child

Have you wondered why when a grown up tells you that you’ve put on weight you want to find the perfect piece of land to bury them in, but when a child od three tells you the same thing you laugh? Children, it seems, are protected by the natural superpower I like to call the…