#DelhiDairies: And Some Wine for the Ladies

It’s now been 5 years since I left Delhi for multiple cities and paths that were far from easy. I’ve not been in denial before, but this time the systemic and casual sexism is making me feel deeply disturbed. I do find it harder to normalize these things now. My #DelhiDairies feel less nostalgic now….

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Getting Ahead Versus Doing Well- Godin’s Mantras

I’m obsessively reading Godin’s magnum opus.┬áIt’s impossible to spend time on anything else when you’re reading an 800 page, over-sized page turner. It’s also breaking the monotony of living under a consistent rock of anxiety and stress. I feel like I’ve neither been getting ahead nor doing well. Without churning in details, I’m happy to…

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A Random List of Women Who Inspire Me Today

It’s been ages since I wrote anything at all. Admittedly life and a full moon rising took over. I’m not watching any significant full moons, but that’s just code for shit hitting the fan. I am writing this, even as SP Balasubhramaniam brings the Salman of my childhood alive in Saajan (it’s the music). I’m…

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Creative Mornings: Equality is a Moving Target

At my first Creative mornings session in Detroit, the presenter Brandon Christopher said something that has stayed with me. Equality is not a tangible thing. If you think you’ve arrived at equality, you’re fooling yourself. Equality is a moving target. As I mulled over it with a dose of women-oriented Indian films this last week,…

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