No Mud, No Lotus

No Mud, No Lotus

No Mud, No Lotus


From the Marrow

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It feels important to me to revisit the ‘Yellow Diaries’. I began chronicling my experience of getting membership into the ‘Cancer Club’ with a diagnosis of an incurable blood disease…


Why I’m here.

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DNA Column January 2015 ‘Why are you here?’ The first time I was asked this question, shortly after landing back in Mumbai this last November, it made me pause. Was…


More Beautiful for Having Been Broken

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Without any warning, the muse has come back a-visitng into my life. She’s a demanding bitch. But I have a more flattering name for her now: Spiritus Mundi. Latin which…

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My Life Outside of Pictures

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This is column for Indian newspaper DNA published April 10th, 2015   When you move in your forties, your past shows up. And its heavy. I’m talking about photo albums….


Musing of an Ex Sex Symbol

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DNA Column February 2015 When I was young, and trying to find a profession which would make me into the person I wanted to be, it so happened that I…



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  DNA Column February 2015 I am officially homeless. I’ve decided to believe that the best game I’ve ever played involves living out of suitcases, but then I’ve always had…


My Date

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DNA Column April 2015 My hubby came to Mumbai last weekend. To talk about dates. Unfortunately not of the romantic variety. I’m the first to admit it, but I’m just…


My Message in a Bottle

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This is my column for DNA published March, 2015   My bone marrow began sending me messages long before I learned to listen. I was exhausted, pale, and tired all…