The wonders of Google!

In early November 2007, I had traveled in an Air Deccan flight from Chennai to Delhi. As always happens with me (and compulsively so!) I wrote a funny piece of my experiences on the flight – and my fantasies with Air Deccan Air Hostess Poornima and Kavita – titled My Flight Back to Gurgaon, alone. …

Bathing a baby girl

Giving bath to a baby isn`t as easy as it is made out to be. More so, when two pair of watchful eyes are prying over your shoulder. Yesterday, Rekha and I ran into each other at home and the final verdict was that I wasn`t contributing much to our baby daughter`s upkeep. Arguing that …

Is my daughter a super hero?

When my daughter Rhea was born on March 29, 2007…one of my nephews was waiting in the corridor with me. He wasn`t moving up and down the corridor as I was…but was staring at the sky looking for the stork to bring in the baby. As soon as the nurse brought Rhea wrapped in a …

Flashback: My days in London

Year 1997 was a watershed in my life. I was adjudged Tamil Nadu`s second best Naval NCC Cadet (don`t ask me why I wasn`t the first – even my father didn`t dare ask), I spent seven days in UK and three months in Canada. We will leave my Canadian sojourn for now and focus only …

From where are you looking at it?

An English teacher known to be a strong lady, wrote these words on the blackboard: “woman without her man is nothing”. She then turned towards the students and asked them to punctuate the words correctly. The boy students wrote: “Woman, without her man, is nothing.” The girl students wrote: “Woman! Without her, man is nothing.” …

On why I hate this 12-month-old girl

Only recently, Darsheel Safary (the child actor in Taare Zameen Par) got nominated in the Filmfare 2007 Best Actor category and gave Shah Rukh Khan a run for his money. Thankfully, King Khan managed to win the award….but I am sure SRK hates the kid`s guts. As it happens in all super heroes` lives…..this Saturday …

Candid confessions of a wife

My husband, being unhappy with my mood swings, bought me a mood ring the other day so he would be able to monitor my moods. We’ve discovered that when I’m in a good mood, it turns green and when I’m in a bad mood, it leaves a big f**kin’ red mark on his forehead. Maybe …