What happens when a sambar-slurping Tamilian meets a fish-eating Bengali? A lifelong debate about what’s for dinner :p Here’s another personalized wedding invitation card!
A story almost every woman in India has heard or experienced. I’ve heard this phrase – “I don’t have a choice” – from so many women when it comes to the topic of marriage. Societal and family pressure can be enormous. The issue is perhaps a lot more complex than shown here, and this depiction is an over-simplification, but I … Read More
The woods were unexpectedly silent and I was relieved to see only one other car parked at the foot of the hill, looking quite out of place in its shiny blue. Considering that it was a dedicated National Trust car park, I had dreaded running into scores of other hikers who might have decided to set out on the Great … Read More
So many brides in India get married in a system that still follows the appalling practice of dowry. After the ‘kanyadaan’, there is a ‘vidai/bidai’ ceremony where the bride leaves behind her maternal home to take the husband’s home as her own. But there is no ritual where the groom does the same. The bride’s family also supports the wedding … Read More
Being a woman is hard in any part of the world. The biggest weapon that women can wield is the power of choice, the choice to make our own decisions, the choice to marry or reproduce or not do both, the choice to simply be. The ability to live without fear, the freedom to live without being judged. There are … Read More