Book Review -The Road to Character by David Brooks

I chanced upon this book while randomly browsing through an article in Forbes which listed the favorite books of certain Business leaders  . This one was on Indra Nooyi’s list  . What she said about the book was intriguing and that ‘s what compelled me to pick up this book It’s a very , very … Continue reading Book Review -The Road to Character by David Brooks

Salzburg – Not just the “Sound of Music “ tour !!

This post is inspired by our travel to Salzburg almost 5 years ago. I just happened to be going through some of our travel stuff that I had saved to make a scrap book and wondered why the hell I didn’t write about one of our favorite cities! So while I don’t think I am … Continue reading Salzburg – Not just the “Sound of Music “ tour !!

Book Review – Remains of the Day

Remains of the day , a beautifully written “English” book by Kazuo Ishiguro. Steeped in Old-world Britain, the book takes you back to the era of stiff-mannered butlers with very strict codes of what was acceptable and proper .The notions of acceptability and propriety are held aloft not only for the butlers but also for … Continue reading Book Review – Remains of the Day

Goodbye Gray

So we have just moved from Delhi to Kolkata. You know, personally I like to keep moving around. I like to explore new cities, new cultures, meeting new people and the like.And I have learnt that every time one moves, you leave behind some bits of yourself and carry some bits from the place you … Continue reading Goodbye Gray

The Balancing Act

Women are the masters of multitasking. Whether it is of one’s own volition or forced by circumstance, we are adept at slipping into multiple roles and donning different hats in life . Our social fabric is such that in addition to pursuing our professional agendas, we also shoulder the lion’s share of household chores and … Continue reading The Balancing Act