So I have been giving a lot of talks these days. As any parent knows, having a group of people listen without interruption is like a dream. At home, of course, my opinions and advice are laughed at by my kids. So it was a treat to talk to young college students about the importance of […]
I am writing about nature. About what is turning out to be a favorite subject. How to birdwatch Shoba Narayan starts a four-part series on birdwatching Shoba Narayan In which the author makes a case for bird watching as a hobby and tells you how to start: It begins with a pair of binoculars; and […]
There are times when churning out a column a week is torture; when you just want to throw in the towel and switch to an accounting job or something. This column was written under such circumstance. Very bad, as my young friend, Idanth would say. The rare pleasures of serendipity It was at Atta […]
Yesterday, the chef at my reading at Moevenpick Hotel and Spa in Bangalore had done such a nice job with recipes from Monsoon Diary. He had put a contemporary ‘five-star’ spin on the recipes from the book. My favorite was the poha-stuffed-in-papad and displayed by making holes in what looked like lavash bread. Very creative.
The sari I liked cost about 100,000 Rupees so I didn’t buy any from this line. The grace and movement of ‘gara’ Our handcrafted products may be unusual, original, colourful, and wildly creative. But they lack finish E-mailPrint Shoba Narayan Mail Me Ashdeen Lilaowala creates ‘gara’ saris It is fashionable amongst engineers and systemic solution […]
So many new restaurants in Bangalore. Even since this writing. My Kind of Place: Bangalore bustling with activities Shoba Narayan January 2, 2014 Updated: January 2, 2014 14:23:00 One-page article Why Bangalore? This capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore recently lost its king. The Mysore Maharaja died in early December, depriving the city of […]
An acquaintance pointed out that this wasn’t in my website. Given it is the Giving Season, putting it back here. The diwali generosity challenge The Good Life | Shoba Narayan Comment E-mail Print First Published: Thu, Oct 28 2010. 11 57 PM IST Money-wise: Caring Friends makes charity easy, doing due diligence on your behalf. […]
Feminism is important to me, but my stance as a feminist is quite confusing, even to me. I was raised to compromise and many times, I do. What is the difference between compromising and copping out? I am still figuring out stuff. A group of friends and I had a dinner conversation once. If you […]
Coverage in the New Indian Express here. They all use this same photo!!
A piece that appeared in Silkroad Airline magazine here Bangalore Health Resorts