Checking In
Nov08

Checking In

Given the date of my last post you would be forgiven for thinking that I had since fallen of the face of the planet! With the ongoing demands of my work and family life, as well as a couple new projects thrown into the mix, I have been feeling the constant pull towards prioritisation in recent months – and frustratingly, blogging has had to take a back seat for a spell. Though I see that things are pretty much where I left them...

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Giving Thanks
Sep30

Giving Thanks

Many years ago I took someone I cared about for granted and, unsurprisingly, the relationship eventually unravelled. I’ve since learned to never again make the same mistake with the people I value enough to want to keep in my life. It’s scary how easy it is to under-appreciate people, relationships, circumstances and even the gift of life itself. We can get so self-involved sometimes that we don’t (or choose not to)...

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Always Amusing…
Sep28

Always Amusing…

Don’t be shy. Show yourselves, my invisible audience! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...

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The Trouble With Gracious!
Sep20

The Trouble With Gracious!

I’ve had my fair share of ‘trouble’ with this post. I had been working on it, on and off, for over 6 months – and several drafts and countless revisions later I still hadn’t gotten beyond the opening paragraph! I think that’s because it’s about anger and frustration – and however lucidly and intelligently expressed, these are feelings that tend to make people feel uncomfortable –...

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Red Carpet Diaries
Sep06

Red Carpet Diaries

With my hometown currently gripped by SAIFTA fever, I thought I’d share a tale or two from my own adventures on the red carpet – in that often bizarre world beyond the velvet rope. This picture was taken in June 2005 at the International Indian Film Academy Award’s in Amsterdam. It shows me all dressed up in a bespoke Bandghala suit that was made for me by an amazing tailor in Rajasthan and dark sunglasses (I’m...

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