I gave up a lucrative side hustle – here’s why

I’ve always had a not-very-uncommon outlook at life. Growing up, I’ve always wanted to be fiercely independent, paying my own bills, repairing my own TV, fixing my own mess and the like. I’ve always wanted to be the best in any room – the smartest, the funniest, and the one who everyone would want to talk to.…

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Christmas At The Lake

Christmas vacation for the family translates into several things – tinsel decor, sweaters, homemade sweets and munchies, midnight Mass and grandma’s place. We’ve probably skipped just one or two Christmases at grandma’s; it is an unwritten family rule that we ought to spend whatever few days us working class can manage to find, in serene Chikmagalur.

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Delightfully Yours, Delhi and Agra

The sudden drop in Bangalore’s temperature took me back to the cold winter of early ’13, and in particular, the frosty weather in Delhi. My family and I had taken a mini-vacation to visit my dad who was working in Delhi at that time – we toured around the heritage sites of Delhi and Agra, stuffing…

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Sweet Escape – Goa and Shettihalli

I’m no travel guru. Sure, I love to visit new places, explore cities, savor in the details of ancient structures and marvel at the aesthetic pleasures that Nature sometimes throws at us when we least expect Her to. I guess I just have a deep appreciation for the uncharted, the seldom visited and quite simply,…

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Of Lampshades and Love – A Valentine D.I.Y

Well, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. That means dinner dates, suits and stilettos, cuddles and whispered nothings; basically, it is the happiest day of the year for Cupid! Now, I’m not a true romantic; I’d probably spend whatever is salvaged of the day with my family, meet a couple of girlfriends for a bridal fitting,…

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