Let it go!

As known to all of us battling to survive this game of life, and as I have talked about in most of my posts before, the world we know of today, is a highly competitive zone. We are all pushing ourselves to be the best we can. As we step into the adult world of …

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Being Indian : We are what we eat, or is it the other way round?

We grow up watching American TV, right from Cartoon Network and Disney Channel, to Friends and Game of Thrones, listening to western music, reading English literature, falling in love with Hollywood idols, following their world, their tabloids, keeping up with their lifestyles, their designers, their diets, and their standards. This whole phenomenon leads us to …

Being Indian.

"Where are you from?" is possibly the hardest question for me to answer, and I do get asked that a lot. To try to answer that, I am supposed to be a Bengali, although I'm anything but a typical bengali. Even if I can converse fluently in the dialect, and read and write the language, …

Summer-time tales

Summer is here, as is the heat, and the mangoes and the litchis, and yet sadly, the vacations lay absent. Just another reality of adulthood, that creeps up on our unprepared beings. We go through 2 years of kindergarten, 12 years of school, and another 4 to 5 years of college knowing, and thoroughly believing …

Style edit ~ The off-shoulder love affair

The off-shoulder, THE most prominent statement trend of the past year. It has rained off-shoulder everywhere, globally, from the streets of Bombay to the runways of Paris. From models to students, the real women to the unreal women, everybody has been wearing it. The trend, although, isn't a recent origination, Couturier Charles Fredrick Worth(a.k.a. the …