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Lifestyle July 17, 2017

What is the Big Deal about Period Leave?

What is the big deal about period leave

Ever since a Mumbai based agency declared Period Leave, everyone and their aunt have been talking about it. Feminists, Anti Feminists and non feminists have been airing their views on social media. There were the debates calling this move regressive. So many women cited instances of doing important meeting and stuff in their period or the last few days of pregnancy and said they don’t need a period leave. Instance about rural women working in fields were given and Period…

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Books Lifestyle July 16, 2017

Just Me, The Sink and The Pot by Sudesna Ghosh #BookReview

Just Me, The Sink and The Pot by Sudesna Ghosh Book cover

 Hola people, I am back with yet another book review. The book in question today is Just Me, The Sink and The Pot by Sudesna Ghosh. This book is a memoir of sorts, written from the point of view of a teenage girl who is overweight. Set in Kolkata, the book depicts the school life as remembered by the protagonist. What I liked The writing quality is very good. Unlike a lot of self published debut novels I have read, this…

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Food Parenting July 7, 2017

The Two States Laddoo – power packed nutrition for your baby

Laddoo

While I have lived in Mumbai for most of my formative years, my upbringing has been decidedly North Indian. That was true for the food too. Breakfast was a steady stream of Parathas for years till we complained about the amount of Ghee we were consuming on a daily basis. Our every day food was hearty Punjabi fare. I still remember the time my mother discovered a shop that sold authentic amritsari wadis. She was delighted and we had wadis…

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Beauty Lifestyle July 6, 2017

What to Wear to Office during Monsoon?

What to Wear to Office during Monsoon?

The Monsoon season has arrived with a bang… actually with a splash! If you have been following the news then you know that reports of flooding have come in from Rajasthan to Imphal. Once the romanticism of rains, the chai-pakora fetish wears off, we will gravitate to mundane issues like what to wear to office during monsoon? In India, commuting to work in the rains can be more painful than the other days. Flooded roads, splashing puddles, stuffy buses and…

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Beauty June 10, 2017

Violet Box May-June 2017 Unboxing, Review and a Promo Code

Violet Box May - June 2017

Hiya people, you know it is raining subscription boxes in India! Of the few I have tried, I really like the Violet Box and hence I am reviewing the Violet Box May – June 2017. Violet Box is different because it is released once in two months and contains products that you can use for the two months. The box I got also had a pair of earrings and flavoured green tea. I have reviewed the Violet Box before and…

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