Now that Niketa Mehta has had a miscarriage ….

…. maybe we can all leave her alone. While I understand how important it was to debate the issue, to have the media on her face was very hard to watch. She was going through whatever it was that she was going through, but to be on the media as much as she was must […]

Dr. Arvind Shenoi, our pediatrician

A few months ago, I had written a post asking readers to refer good pediatricians practicing in Bangalore. And there were many responses, thanks to all you folks who referred the peds you liked. Since then, I have had many questions from other readers about whom I had chosen and what my experiences were. For […]

Ugadi at Hallimane

The restaurant Hallimane, in Malleswaram is known for its true Karnataka cuisine. We have been there a few times times for lunch and snacks and have liked the way they try and keep the taste simple and authentic. For Ugadi, Karnataka’s New Year, the restaurant announced that it was offering a Ugadi spread yesterday and […]

Real life stories #1

I know of an old couple who live by themselves in a typical Bangalore neighborhood. I will call them uncle Y and aunty U. Uncle Y is 80 now and aunty U is 70! And in spite of aunty’s occasional health scares, the two of them managed to take care of their own affairs and […]

Bangalore – Living in independant homes and living in gated communities – Pros and Cons

Very recently, one of the readers asked me this “my hubby wants to build an independent house and settle down in Bangalore (now in USA)..but i keep reading in newspapers abt robberies and stuff so am not able to make decision about this . Can u share ur thoughts regarding this.” This post covers my […]