That doesn’t sound like a horrible thing. The Tuscan sun, pasta and gelato every day, and all the Italian boys – how bad could it be, right? Well, no ID, no money, no cards, just 2 pairs of clothes (if ripped tights count) a super strict vegetarian diet (hello, my fellow Jains) makes it a […]
“Welcome home,” the river greets me. As the fog clears. A moment to paws and reflect. Stuck in time… …And stuck in traffic. Celebration. The many shades of India.
I’m a blender; I blend in with the crowds, blend in with the city. No, this blog is not about carrying your latest read everywhere (even though I do). I am not an expert on being a traveller, but I have 22 years of experience as an introvert. I do not claim to be an […]
“All passengers flying to Mumbai, India, please report to gate number 1.” Here are the three things my mother knows about Bombay: 1. Everyone is a thief. Every single Mumbaikar. Even the paavam daadi selling vegetables on the street corner is a thief – don’t you dare trust anyone. 2. Are you a woman? Then […]
At my first ever “proper” job, I asked my employer why our company, that had been in business for over fourteen years, did not have an active social media presence. The last Facebook post they had uploaded was a generic “Monday Motivation” quote typed across a creative that looked like it was designed in the […]
Those of you who have been following my journey (one article deep), have probably gauged that it is nerve-wrecking. For those that are new to the party, I have been running Butter Me Up for over a year – and it has been hard. As I say that, the voice in my head chimes in, […]