Flowery farewell to Satya Paul

Flowers - Bougainvillea

A tribute to designer Satya Paul who passed away on Jan 7, 2021. Thank you Mr. Satya Paul for making the saree a fashion in your own way.

Growing up Mom #5

My father gave Mom a name – “Ba-Tu-Ta”, naming her after the great Chinese traveller who came to India during the reign of Mohammed Bin Tughlaq. Amma’s name though is an acronym – “Ba” is written as “Pa” in Tamil script, the alphabet for Pa and Ba being the same and the context decides the … Read more

Book Review #1/50 – The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

On our way back to the airport from our reunion on Nov 24, 2018 Amit mentioned this book about de-cluttering to Vandana and I. We then spoke about our habits of keeping our places clean and I mentioned how I try and only replace sarees rather than adding to my collection. I bought the book … Read more