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Posts are organised like this – Latest months on top. Under each month, the posts are arranged in ascending order of date of publication. Please let me know via comments, if you find any of the posts linked improperly or not opening in a new tab. I will correct them.

May 2017

  1. The Art of Small Talk
  2. One Hundred Nights of Hate
  3. Baahubali 2 Wowed Me

April 2017

  1. News: Unroll.Me Has Been Selling User Data
  2. A Photo Essay: The Sleeping Cat

November 2016

  1. Review: Eco Essentials Sughandi Bath Powder

October 2016

  1. On Goodreads
  2. Review: Zion Health Clay Soaps

September 2016

  1. Not Permanent
  2. Listening to: Egire Mabbulalona from Happy (2006, Telugu)

August 2016

  1. On Cherries
  2. Pokémon Go
  3. Weird Things About Pokémon Anime

July 2016

  1. Landline

June 2016

  1. 5 Ways My Eating Habits Have Changed
  2. How To Take Care of Books
  3. If I am not Having It

May 2016

  1. What I’m into – April 2016
  2. Review: Sunfeather Chamomile Rose Soap
  3. Drinks With Meals

April 2016

  1. Finding a Ziploc Bag
  2. The Need For Approval From In-Laws
  3. The Need for Independence & Control
  4. News: High Rates of Suicide Among Indian Housewives

Mar 2016

  1. My Trip To Croatia – 3
  2. What I’m Into – March 2016
  3. Serving Water in Restaurants

February 2016

  1. The Lone Tissue
  2. My First Trip to Croatia – 1
  3. Now is the Best Time
  4. News: Air Pollution Kills 5 Million Death per Year
  5. Language Dilemas
  6. My Trip To Croatia – 2

January 2016

  1. On Slow Travel
  2. Nerves Before Travel

December 2015

  1. Will you refuse to date someone who sends you this SMS?
  2. Do natural cosmetics have a short shelf life?

November 2015

  1. Can foreigners wear Indian accessories?
  2. News: Intolerantly Tolerant India
  3. Review: Laundry Detergents

October 2015

  1. Sisterhood of the World Q&A
  2. At the library
  3. At the library – 2
  4. Review: Soulflower Soaps

September 2015

  1. On finding a refill
  2. One of the best piece of life advice

August 2015

  1. Are fast fashion clothes really cheaply made?

July 2015

  1. Lots of stuff and strange creatures
  2. Not a doormat
  3. On Tom Cruise

June 2015

  1. Bollywood Boycott
  2. News: Scientist advises student to put up with leering
  3. Office gossip
  4. News: Nobel laureates and sexism
  5. Much ado about a clock
  6. News: FDA Sets 2018 Deadline to Rid Foods of Trans Fats
  7. News: Gay marriage declared legal across US
  8. Music: Nevermind by Leonard Cohen

May 2015

  1. Questions I am dying to ask
  2. Japanese Packaging

April 2015

  1. To speak behind other’s backs is ….
  2. On Blackhat
  3. Some thoughts..
  4. What is curry?
  5. Mother Exchange Program

March 2015

  1. Don’t cat

February 2015

  1. State?
  2. The Wedding – Part 1
  3. The Wedding – Part 2
  4. The Wedding – Part 3
  5. Interview on Madh Mama

January 2015

  1. Negative Nelly and Her Indian Sisters

December 2014

  1. How is married life?
  2. On Gone Girl
  3. Christmas Dinner
  4. Review: Bathe to Basics + So True Naturals Soaps

November 2014

  1. Differences in work culture
  2. On wedding planning
  3. On my wedding
  4. Life Lesson #5 The power of email
  5. Links – All about gluten and health fads
  6. Links: Japan and sexual harassment

October 2014

  1. When getting a wife is easy
  2. Dating advice – Don’t be a good girl
  3. Marriage advice
  4. Cold Pressed Juices
  5. Review: Chaiholics Singapore
  6. Marriage Advice – 2

September 2014

  1. The book that changed my life in 2014
  2. Searching for a dress – India Trip #2
  3. News – Bollywood actresses speaking up
  4. On maternity leave and values
  5. Snippets of my life #6
  6. Addendum
  7. On writing block
  8. Snippets of my life #7

August 2014

  1. Life Lesson #4 – Learn MS Office basics
  2. Links – Gender equality in Japan
  3. India Trip 2014 – 1

July 2014

  1. The transformation
  2. Review: All Things Lavender – Lavender Chamomile Soap
  3. How to remove stains from a mug
  4. Pani Puri – Here I come

June 2014

  1. Snippets of my life #5
  2. Gendered market segmentation
  3. Toilet Tales
  4. Mouna Ragam 1986 and my thoughts Part-2
  5. Why do hindu women wear bindi/pottu?
  6. Review: Austin Natural Soap Enchanted Rock
  7. Why do people pull back?
  8. 15 Reasons why I don’t like weddings
  9. Hola señorita

May 2014

  1. On regrets
  2. Good girls don’t do that
  3. Review: Texas Scents Houston Soap
  4. Life Lessons # 3 – On procrastination
  5. The Sleeping Cat
  6. Just wondering
  7. Paid menstrual leave
  8. Review: Zum Bar Goat’s Milk Soap Geranium

April 2014

  1.  Exploring Sg – Serangoon
  2. That song on the radio
  3. Review: Aromas Solid Perfume
  4. On perfect beauty
  5. Flying by ANA
  6. Another reader

March 2014

  1. News – Snake eats crocodile 
  2. Vaseline instant fair
  3. How to pack for a trip in 5 steps
  4. Reblog – Why you should not visit the Tiger Temple
  5. Snippets of my life #4
  6. Love Vs Arranged Marriage
  7. My morning routine on NMDL
  8. 15 things I have in my bag
  9. Organic vegetables delivery in Singapore
  10. I like cleaning
  11. When nothing else matters
  12. Patriarchal Conditioning

February 2014

  1. A fresh view on Asia
  2. Life Lessons #2
  3. Addendum to life lesson #2
  4. How I ended up going to Seattle

January 2014

  1. Listening to: Only time-Enya
  2. Life Lessons #1
  3. Kranti
  4. Passport envy
  5. Travelling
  6. Review: Plantlife Coconut Vanilla Aromatherapy Herbal Soap
  7. What can I eat during periods?
  8. Wash your hands

December 2013

  1. Exploring Sg: Arab Street & Gotham City
  2. Women’s Magazines & Ethnic Representations
  3. Stereotypes in Condo Ads
  4. Listening to: Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
  5. Workers & Diplomats
  6. A conversation @ lunch today
  7. How people stand up for what is right
  8. Volvo truck live tests
  9. Holiday Frenzy
  10. Lush animal testing campaign
  11. Listening to: Mansa gelupu needera- Godavari

November 2013

  1. Exploring Sg :  LRT
  2. 12 Things to have at your work desk
  3. Review: Jamie’s Italian, Sg
  4. Periods FAQs
  5. Listening to: Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins – Top Gun
  6. I Am Not My Country Even Though I am – 2

October 2013

  1. I am sorry
  2. Snippets of my life #3
  3. Telephone etiquette 101
  4. Review: Plantlife rosewood geranium aromatherapy herbal soap
  5. Game of thrones
  6. Reblog: Portrait of a birth
  7.  Controlling women
  8. UN ad reveals how sexist we really are
  9. The unwritten dress code

September 2013

  1. Song of the summer 2013
  2. A connection
  3. Snippets of my life #2
  4. Reblog: What is feminism?
  5. News: Violence against women in Asia
  6. Listening to: Nothing’s gonna change my love
  7. Will you be my friend?
  8. Sorry for existing
  9. Local train in Vancouver

August 2013

  1. Periods
  2. The Realization
  3. Nobody told him
  4. Bikini
  5. Mirrors
  6. 3 things every woman needs to learn
  7. Comic: And she is getting married
  8. The Tar of Gluttony
  9. The view from the library

July 2013

  1. Review: Mad Gab’s lip balm
  2. The Husband
  3. The Yogi Tea Bag
  4. Kate Middleton’s baby bump
  5. Chickpeas Salad with Olives & Tomato

June 2013

  1. Food & Prada
  2. When feminism is a poison
  3. Tokyo airport
  4. Listening to: Kya hua tera vaada
  5. Review: Imagine Lavender Farm Soap
  6. Review: eos Lip Balm

May 2013

  1. I got it!
  2. Review: Bombay cafe, Singapore
  3. Review: Dookudu’s love story
  4. Self Racism
  5. Once upon a time in high school
  6. How to confuse a dog
  7. Comic: Redemption of the fallen woman
  8. A dose of Singlish
  9. Marina Abramović

April 2013

  1. Review: Sweet Cream Suds Barber Shop Soap
  2. News: Barack Obama and sexism
  3. That song on radio last night
  4. How to respond to a compliment
  5. How to hand out your business card
  6. Reblog: Imperfectly Perfect
  7. Conditioned into misogyny
  8. Why is female pleasure taboo?

March 2013

  1. I am partial to..
  2. Single bitchy
  3. News: Police beat up the young woman who complained of molestation
  4. News: Batman brings in suspect
  5. News: Domestic violence is not recognised as a crime in Russia
  6. I am back

February 2013

  1. Review: Natpukkaga and my thoughts
  2. Reblog: Why the Govt’s Ordnance is Fraud & Mockery of the Justice Verma Committe Recommendations: Bekhauf Azaadi Campaign
  3. Culture & civilizations? Bah!
  4. Holiday 2013 #1
  5. Reblog: Being small
  6. Snippets of my life #1
  7. Period Myths 6 – Do not touch babies
  8. Holiday 2013 #2
  9. Song in my head – The Hobbit

January 2013

  1. Review: Dabanng 2 and my thoughts
  2. When will we grow up?
  3. Indecision
  4. Responses which make you sad
  5. Tea, coffee & no caffeine
  6. The green balloon
  7. Black sanitary ware
  8. Listening to – Euphoria Phir Dhoom
  9. Beauty and sex
  10. Inefficiency in university administrative offices
  11. Parenting
  12. Facebook leads to envy & resentment
  13. The tale of a brother &  a sister
  14. Voice mail

December 2012

  1. You know it is a miracle when
  2. If yesterday was a miracle…
  3. A Short Haircut
  4. Empowering sex workers
  5. Another random weekend – 1
  6. Another random weekend – 2
  7. Another random weekend – 3
  8. Mouna Ragam (1986) and my thoughts
  9. Listening to -If I could turn back the time
  10. Attitudes like these
  11. My thoughts on A Billion Wicked Thoughts
  12. Let us not forget

November 2012

  1. Search terms that lead to my blog
  2. Random thoughts on honesty and straight forwardness
  3. The ending of Ramayana and other epics
  4. A random weekend
  5. Why I don’t enjoy too much of Facebook
  6. Beauty investments
  7. Koalas
  8. Violence in our daily speech
  9. Alloys
  10. Swear words
  11. LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT’S WIFE
  12. Animal Photography by Tim Flach
  13. I want to live alone
  14. THE STORY OF MY WATER BOTTLES
  15. Observations about marriages in patriarchal societies – 1
  16. Observations about marriages in patriarchal societies – 2
  17. Observations about marriages in patriarchal societies – 3
  18. Observations about marriages in patriarchal societies – 4

October 2012

  1. Warm temperatures leads to higher productivity and nicer people
  2. Why I Write This Blog
  3. Being married gives you social status to a woman
  4. Reading: Archie’s Americana Best of the Forties Part I
  5. Glass frogs for real
  6. Reading: Archie’s comics
  7. Aliens or Squids
  8. Thor

September 2012

  1. Tough Little Customer
  2. Great! Indian Women Have Company
  3. The Irony of “What Will People Say?”!
  4. Transformation of the Maid
  5. Random Ramblings About a Toilet Seat
  6. Malnutrition in India
  7. Finally a Library!!!
  8. Promoting Misogyny in the Name of Culture
  9. I love Stephanie Plum books
  10. Who is The Indian Uncle?
  11. Why I write what I write
  12. Review: Ecostore Rose and Cardamom Body Wash
  13. Blog Post Number 101
  14. Listening to : Aaj jaane ki zid na karo
  15. Why? – The Big Bad West Edition
  16. Herbal Tea
  17. Women with free will are treated with no respect!

August 2012

  1. Men Not Allowed!
  2. Reblog: Moira Johnston
  3. What Happens in Hell?
  4. She was Provocatively Dressed!
  5. A Tarot Reading
  6. English Please!
  7. Facebook Friends
  8. Period Myths – 5 [Final]
  9. Reflections on Anger
  10. It does not matter how awesome you are as long as you are not married
  11. No Communication Rule in Arranged Marriages
  12. Period Tales
  13. List of Organic Cosmetic Stores in Singapore
  14. Marriage in India is like getting a kitchen appliance
  15. I don’t want to go home because they will get me married

July 2012

  1. How to Write a Proper Ad
  2. This is What They Think but What They Shall Never State
  3. Reblog : Guwahati mob molests girl
  4. Reblog: In The Land of Maha-abuse
  5. Who is This?
  6. Why Scientists Wear Labcoats…
  7. Knees or Hands – What Does it matter?
  8. The Story of My Life
  9. Women Should Behave if They do not Want to be Molested – Seriously?!
  10. Random Gratitude
  11. Thesis Proofreading
  12. Thesis Writing in Progress
  13. Boiling Wok Is

June 2012

  1. A Simple Wedding
  2. Book Review: Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom

May 2012

  1. Share It If You Love India!!
  2. Reading: Women’s bodies Women’s wisdom
  3. Review: Avado Sensitives Certified Organic Face Cream
  4. Satyamev Jayate – Female Foeticide in India with English Subs
  5. What is Religion?
  6. Why? – Roles but No Personality Edition
  7. Reblog:Robbery and Rape 
  8. I Am Not My Country Even Though I am
  9. The Bus Journey

April 2012

  1. Haircut
  2. Blasphemy – 1
  3. More cooking – 2
  4. The Concept of Beauty
  5. Review : Filthy Farmgirl Soaps
  6. Spicy Vegetables
  7. Period Myths 4 – Do Not Touch a Menstruating Woman
  8. Review : Logona Organic Mint & Witch Hazel Cleansing Foam 
  9. Blasphemy 2 – Women and Religious Texts
  10. I don’t want to fight anymore – Reblog
  11. Review : Bentley Organic Detoxifying Bodywash 
  12. What If We….
  13. Beautiful Birds
  14. Review: 100% Pure Pink Grapefruit Body Wash

March 2012

  1. All they ask for is a choice
  2. I am married and you are not!
  3. Every Woman Must Get Married
  4. Period Myths 1: Do Not Touch Plants
  5. Bugs, Dragonflies and Elephants
  6. This is what is wrong with our society
  7. Lessons from Indian Weddings – 1
  8. Period Myths 2: Disposal of Sanitary Napkins
  9. Clothes Before and After Marriage
  10. Why I am a Feminist
  11. Should we listen to our society?
  12. Period Myths 3 – Do Not Touch Pickles and Water
  13. Arranged Marriage
  14. Would You Still Love Me If?
  15. My Cooking

February 2012

  1. Lack of Sanitation for women
  2. Rape and a lame Indian judiciary
  3. Real science and research
  4. Education does not mean we do not take dowry..
  5. Ten years ago…
  6. Why? – Valentine’s Day Edition
  7. Why? Because I am an Indian woman!
  8. What Mr. scientist did this week….
  9. You are not of the right colour
  10. We don’t want daughters-in-law, we want dowry giving robots
  11. Why? The wedding Edition
  12. Banana Cake
  13. Does every woman have to sacrifice her principles on the altar of marriage?
  14. Why do they hate men?

January 2012

  1. Why I never cooked till…
  2. Why we don’t want daughters
  3. What struck me the most when I moved out of India
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2 thoughts on “Archives

    1. Yup 🙂 A strong compulsion in me to organise everything I can ha ha I just created a new page and once I did it initially, consolidating all my posts, it is easier. Just update every time I add a new post

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