‘Target sighted.’ ‘Identity?’ ‘Confirmed.’ ‘Armed? ‘Negative.’ A long silence followed while static crackled on the line. Gritting his teeth, the soldier pressed the satellite phone into his ear as he waited impatiently for the kill order. It was difficult, coming so close to ending his tour in this damned place, and then being told he […]
Has this ever happened to you? You’re running late in the morning because you overslept (late night because too much work/drink/TV) – and as you frantically stumble through your morning routine, you throw open your jewellery box, scrabbling for a pair of earrings to match the outfit you threw on – and one of the […]
I’ve always loved potpourri, and I enjoy how it fills the room with a lovely aroma. I’ve just never enjoyed how the quality stuff costs an arm and a leg. So when I collected a bunch of pine cones on my road trip to Meghalya, I couldn’t let it go without using them in a […]
I made this for my car crazy nephew who turned four recently. He also loves Cadbury’s Gems, and Cadbury’s Shots, so I decided to combine his love for the two into a Race car cake – with a surprise inside!
The Book Shreya Kaushik is a student at the Indian Institute of Management, who wants to follow the trajectory of its most famous alum – Aditya Kapoor, the ‘Paperback King’ of India, a massively successful writer of pulp books that have been made into films. When Aditya comes to his alma mater to speak on his […]
Continuing on from where I left off – here’s part two of my picture tutorial on how I upcycled my old wooden trunk into a vibrant, fun, kitschy version of itself. So the last time, I was done with the yellow coat of paint on my trunk.
When I moved from Assam to Gurgaon, some of my luggage came in wooden trunks. These trunks were originally packing containers, so it was a no-brainer to recycle them and put them to the same purpose, using them haul my stuff from side of the country to the other. Once they were here, in my […]