Jaipur Diaries: Chapter 11

The One With F.R.I.E.N.D.S This is our third winter in Jaipur. Sometimes, I can’t quite believe, it has actually been so long. Slowly but surely, we have fallen in love with this quiet and unpretentious city with its lovely colors and hues.  Until recently, the one thing that irked me - other than the obsession …

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Jaipur Diaries: Chapter 8

The One with the Old City Inspiration for Chapter 8 was not hard to come by. For a while, I was dilly-dallying with the idea of dedicating a chapter to the Bangali Bajaar (Bengali Market). There’s a full fledged ‘Mandi’ stocking atypical requirements of the Bengali kitchen including Jharna Ghee (clarified butter) and Bori (Oxford …

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Jaipur Diaries: Chapter 7

Home Theater! Watching movies and writing about them are two very distinct activities. While watching movies - not necessarily strictly curated ones - is still pretty much a regular affair, I have not written about any in a long-long time. Considering the sheer number of movies we do watch, I ought to write my perceptions and …

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