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Booked for life

We at ‘Times of India’ are starting a new series on Bookmark called BOOKED FOR LIFE. It will consist of first-person accounts by book lovers on their relationship with their collections, favorite books, unfavourite books, reading habits and so on. Essentially personal, the pieces can […]






Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna : My Thoughts

The bad press that ‘Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna’ or KANK as it is now known as, got from Day 1 was the reason I preferred to give it a miss and nothing, not even Abhishek Bachchan as part of the cast, could change my decision. […]






…Beijing

There is something intensely liberating about being in a place where no one speaks, or even attempts to speak, your language. Which is why a trip to China, which included Beijing, Shanghai and the picturesque Guilin, got the nod from me right away. My first […]






…China

…China

Best time to go: April to Nov. Spring starts mid March and in April the cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Currency: Yuan. 1 Yuan = 5.5 INR. (Mar ’05 rate) What to wear: Please do check the weather before you leave. In winter you […]






…countries I painted Red!

…countries I painted Red!

create your own visited country map or write about it on the open travel guide Beijing, China Guilin, China Darjeeling, India Mumbai (Bombay), India Pune, India Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Langkawi, Malaysia London, England Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic Washington DC, DC, USA Budapest, Hungary Istanbul, Turkey […]






Think about it…

Look around.Our collective humanity is dying a little more every day. Technology is killing life on the street.Chat rooms, text messaging, IM are all, technically, forms of communication.But when they replace yakking over the back fence, or sitting huggermugger at the bar or simply walking […]






Being Tagged! :)

Ooooooohhhhhhh, I love being tagged! Shelly tagged me this time and I had loads of fun writing out my answers!:)))))))))))) Thanks,Shelly!:))))))))))) Ok, here goes….. I am thinking about…A lot, actually. Life, the future, my 2 new gorgeous Kurti’s and what to eat. I said…Something very […]






Of stupid people/questions and other assorted foibles

Among the many stupid questions I am asked frequently “Why are you always so happy” and “Why do you smile so much” top the list. Initially I assumed these were trick questions and waited to see if something would follow. Then I slotted them in […]






Movie Review:Krrish

A 20-something, weirdly dressed (wearing a badly tailored outfit that is a cross between a patiala salwar and a dhoti with a cleavage revealing fitted t-shirt and a stole to add to the bizarre look) ‘boy’ called Krishna (Hritik Roshan) runs faster than a horse, […]






Of Myths, Birthdays and the End of the world.

If you haven’t heard the brouhaha 06/06/06 is causing then you are probably living under a rock. For those who ARE living under that rock, 06/06/06 is a day that comes once in 100 years and adds up to 666, which is the number of […]






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