Patrick Pichette is probably a nice guy but…..

Got an email from a reader with some tough questions. I have my answers for them, but plan to write to him separately. Begin forwarded message: Date: March 21, 2015 at 1:13:43 AM GMT+5:30 Subject: Regarding – Balance vs Early Retirement From: Vaibhav Bhosale To: thegoodlife@livemint.com Cc: shoba@shobanarayan.com Dear Shoba, Read your article in Mint…

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Tiger’s Trail

 So every writer aspires to be a photographer or at least I do.  Here are the photos I took at Kanha and Pench.  You have to be patient and refresh the page many times. On a tiger trail in India Shoba Narayan March 12, 2015 Updated: March 12, 2015 02:29 PM I’m sitting on the deck…

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Mayer’s Miscalculation

As a feminist, I was troubled by the brouhaha that erupted when Mayer announced her pregnancy.  This piece for Mint is a reaction. Columns Posted: Fri, Jul 27 2012. 10:31 PM IST Mayer’s miscalculation While Mayer announced her pregnancy in an interview, it was the casual Twitter announcement that opened her up to scrutiny and…

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Holistic Health Resorts, Bangalore

A piece that appeared in Silkroad Airline magazine here Bangalore Health Resorts

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Indian design objects

Columns Posted: Fri, Mar 9 2012. 9:42 PM IST Design begins in your kitchen and your closet The decorative traditions of India took pleasure in crafting objects for everyday use that were quite beautiful The Good Life | Shoba Narayan When people talk about India’s design aesthetic, they most often reach for the past. The…

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Tai Chi Me for Condenast Traveler

Casting aside the yoga of her youth, Shoba Narayan turns to China’s martial arts to tame her wild emotions—”I’m more Rahm Emanuel than Barack Obama”—and get six-pack abs in the bargain.

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Flying Coach for The National

I know about Qatar because a lot of my friends from the US fly the airline to get a connection straight into Kerala. This was a reaction. Flying coach class doesn’t have to be a malodorous misery Shoba Narayan Last Updated: Mar 26, 2011 Qatar Airways would do well to take another look at coach…

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New Zealand Food Tour for FT

Articles > Newspapers > Financial Times > New Zealand Food Tour New Zealand Food Tour – By Shoba Narayan (This article originally appeared in May 2005) For being such an isolated faraway country, New Zealand is a veritable culinary cornucopia. There are olives for the pressing, berries for the picking and wines for the sampling…

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Time Magazine

I did a number of pieces for Time magazine. Here they are. You can also find them at the Time magazine Search site here The Parent Trap By Shoba Narayan May 31, 2007 How do you warn your kids about child predators without sacrificing their innocence? Being Mohandas By Shoba Narayan Apr 12, 2007 A…

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