Humari Society ka Chowkidar

It all started in May 2014, when we were looking for a new Chowkidar ( Society Manager)  for our Society. We had seen a lot of applications and the one that majority of us liked was that of a man who promised to work day and night for us. Whose experience included a...

Three years of Blogchatter and Counting

When I was growing up my grandmother (my nani jee) firmly believed that I would be the one who would make name for family legacy. She believed it so much that an eight year old me decided that I deserved no less than a national holiday on my birthday in times to come....

Why Prince of Galle is a Must Try Place in Sri Lanka

One of my pet peeves about five star hotels is that they all look exactly the same as the next one. And that in itself sounds like a waste of money to me. So whenever we plan our travels, one thing we attempt through our journey is to discover hotels or home stays...

Indian Edit Look Season One Rocked and How!

How did it all begin? Well ever since as a child I have had the women in my house tell me over and over again that I look amazing in a saree. Some would even take me along shopping and make me try stuff they wanted to buy for themselves. Saying they rather see an...

Why an EMI free Year could Get You Your Dream home

Investing in real estate is not an easy job. It takes tons of research and well backed up projects to take this gigantic leap of faith. Previously I have written all about my first property purchase. But since the time I wrote that post to now, which is roughly one...

Why Adulting is a tough take in Thirties

It is an average Saturday for most of us. But not for me, I am sitting in my chair – taking a much needed half a day off from work, out of which most time I spent talking to my Dad. In an honest account of my childhood, my relationship with my Dad has been .....

Was our anger for Nirbhaya in 2012 – politically motivated?

I was visiting Red Fort with my sister and husband for a light and sound show in 2013, late evening. When suddenly out of nowhere I remembered that the road right across the Fort was one of the routes that dreaded Nirbhaya bus had taken, when she was being raped...

An Uncommon Love that Saved me

One of the rarest gifts both my parents helped me achieve was extreme forms of self-confidence, which never bordered on foolhardiness. And yet, when I lost one of them to a sudden act of God, it was this self-confidence that took first hit. I had lost my mother to...

Why Freelancers & Self-employed need to Seek Community

As a self-employed individual, my life doesn’t have HR managers or Finance teams to assist in my everyday activities. I rely on hiring designated firms or professionals for all the support functions. But more importantly I rely on a community of bloggers and social...

A Failure that Gave me Blogchatter

Very few people are aware about the life changing incident that I am about to share. It was the year 2012, I was newly married and floating on cloud nine of love and companionship. With that milestone achieved, I thought now could be a good time to push myself into...