Monthly Archives: February 2008

Wrinkle-Lift and Burgundy-Tints

 Pink bottles, red tubes, blue gels, white crystals, and sparkling sprays – they invade shop-shelves, and then lay siege on our bathroom shelves. They promise rose-petal suppleness, wrinkle-free liveliness, nourished firmness and so many more adjectives! Most woman fall prey … Continue reading

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“Cockatoo-ed”

Have you every seen those fancy Australian parrots – exquisite feathers in exotic colors with that self-assured look on their queer faces? Well, if you can picture their expression and guise, you can picture mine, too!! I have grown up … Continue reading

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Ethnic Designs

 The world went gaga over their tattoos – Saif’s love tattoo, Sanjay Dutt’s colorful shoulder tattoo, the ink-stained torso of Arjun Rampal, not to forget Rakhi Sawant’s oh-so-conspicuous tattoo and the “kaanta-laga” girl, Shefali Zariwala and the arrow piercing her … Continue reading

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Soul Voyage

I am reading Astral Travel for Beginners by Richard Webster.  (You can read some scanned chapters from the book at: http://books.google.co.in) I have always been drawn towards esoteric subjects and crave for knowing about the off-beat. I saw a copy … Continue reading

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Options Galore

It was July and the night was stormy. I had been immensely delayed in office and by the time I could wind up my work, it was nearly 10:30 PM. I did not want to wait for the office cab, … Continue reading

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In honor of the significant “she”

I hear the door swish with the push of her hand as she gingerly steps in, and I know its time to come back from la-la land. My husband is already out of bed – brewing the perfect early morning … Continue reading

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And they too blog …

 I came across this interesting “blog-portal” – www.intentblog.com – through the February 27, 2008 issue of Femina. To quote the About section: “IntentBlog was started in 2005 by Mallika Chopra, Gotham Chopra, Deepak Chopra and Shekhar Kapur. We seek to … Continue reading

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She too is a working woman

She told me it was cold when she was leaving for her house after cooking dinner at my neighbor’s house. I asked her what time does she normally finish her work everyday. She said 9:30 PM. “So you cook again … Continue reading

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Check Mate!!

 They asked me how much I earn. I shrugged the question aside without mentioning a numeric figure. Their curiosity not satiated, they turned towards my husband and inquired about our salaries. My husband also refused to quote an exact amount. … Continue reading

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Marriage and love is a daily commitment

 Always remember…… Marriage and love is a daily commitment. You must choose to love your spouse everyday. You may wake up one day and not feel those lovey-dovey feelings, but you must choose to love that person anyway. It’s part of … Continue reading

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