100   27/03/2017

Why I Rescue Cats

When you rescue a cat, so much happens. The cat could be sick or injured. In some cases, you have to take hard decisions and euthanize the cat while dealing with pangs of guilt. Those who survive have to go ...

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495   24/07/2016

Fasten Your Seat Belts

  I have always loved airports. There is something about them. The rush of traveling, sipping on overpriced coffee and buying unwanted books! It’s been over 26 years and I have spent more than half my life at airports. To this ...

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516   08/06/2016

Goodbye Bombay

The ordeal is finally over. Everything is done, sold, transferred and locked. It barely leaves me with a day and half to breathe. And so I spring into action. A much needed lunch with my best friend and his family. Time ...

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287   06/06/2016

Bombay Diaries

My home has not changed. Same old building that were built after Second World War line the old street where my mom lives. My grandfather bought this apartment for Rs. 20,000/- and now its over a million dollars! Whew!!! It’s a ...

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316   03/06/2016

Bombay Diaries

The counter is full of people with oversized bags and at least two handbags. I know I am checking in for the right flight. The chaos at terminal one is helping me to calm my nerves. Going home after almost ...

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250   03/06/2016

Bombay Diaries

Bombay has got itself a new shiny airport in last few years. It’s colourful and vibrant; full of art and Bollywood. I love it. Far cry from the dull old airport that resembled a fish market. However fitness freaks designed ...

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251   20/03/2016

This is Maldives!

Coming to Soneva Fushi in Maldives is like coming home. The map of the island is imprinted in the soles of my feet. Friends and familiar faces greet me at the jetty. The tiredness of the journey somehow melts into ...

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205   17/03/2016

Maldives Again!

As I am waiting by the gate to board the plane, I look around me. All I see is rows of people from different countries lining up for their share of sunshine. Some have large hats squashed under their arms ...

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216   27/02/2016

Lagos - Here I come!

As I board the plane to Lagos I can feel my anxiety bubbling over a drink of Perrier. How can you go to Nigeria? Please don’t eat or drink anywhere other than the hotel. Don’t trust anyone! I got advice from people I knew, ...

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208   22/02/2016

Old memories

It’s been many months and the search and the talk of MH370 has died down. Was flipping through the channels and just happen to see an old footage of the grieving relatives and how sloppily the situation had been handled. ...

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