Truths of this Indian life: When a Tambram marries a Punjabi We may be divided by culture, food and customs, but one thing binds all of us: the desire to preserve family ties BRUNCH Updated: Mar 17, 2019 10:41 IST Shoba NarayanHindustan Times Weddings in India are more than rings. They are the co-mingling of two…Read More
A minimum of eight hugs a day can make you feel better and behave better.
A touch can make you cry. A touch can give you hope. Just ask my friend, Sara. She adopted a beautiful baby boy who was left, wrapped in a newspaper, outside an orphanage. With limpid black eyes, and skin the colour of coffee, this boy, let us call him Rohan, was bright and alert as he lay back in his crib, staring at the musical toy above him. There was only one issue.
Dancing in the rain: the joys and jolts of parenting Children grow up and become individuals, but their essence remains the same BRUNCH Updated: Feb 16, 2019 23:34 IST Shoba NarayanHindustan Times You know what they say when you have young children: the days are long but the years are short. I remembered this on a…Read More
Some objects may or may not spark joy, but don’t you keep things because of the stories they tell?Read More
AUNT SHEILA was dead. Although my family does not hold wakes by religious tradition (we are Hindu), my grandfather had picked up the practice from his British boss in India and instituted it in our family.Read More
Mending The Cracks: The secret to a long-lasting marriage is understanding the concept of togetherness.
In olden days, most marriages would work because couple didn’t question their togetherness
Synchronicity operates on the principle that two seemingly unconnected incidents, upon deeper observation, are connected. Carl Jung and Nobel prize-winning physicist Wolfgang Pauli came up with this idea. Pauli said that numbers spoke to us.Read More
This may well be one of the most beautiful fountain pens you will behold and use. It is tactile, has girth and weight and the ink never dries up, thanks to its heavy duty cover. The only problem? You won’t want to take it camping lest you lose it. So this object with a very specific purpose may not be the purpose you use it for.Read More
In an age where love is literally on your fingertips, why not go mate hunting for your pet on a dating app!Read More
Keeping a journal or diary with notes, clippings and photos is more real than what you can store on your phoneRead More