When you are a Punjabi girl and reach “marriageable age” you find out about relatives you didn’t know existed, they pop out of nowhere to play matchmaker. Suddenly everybody knows someone who has an aunt who knows someone who has a nephew who would be “absolutely perfect” for you! Continue reading Propose? My knee hurts, will you just marry me already?!
Here’s a collection of the funniest sales pitches I have heard in the last 7 months. I swear I didn’t make any of this up!
Sales guy: Hello, I am Jack from XYZ Consultation Corporation Limited.
Me:Hi, nice to meet you. So what can we do for you Jack? Continue reading Please to buy my amazing product, please?
Every year, I used to wait for that beautiful day when I would open my eyes in the morning and see gorgeous red flowers through my window. They seemed to magically grow overnight. I loved the summertime as a kid and I looked forward to my Gulmohar trees in full bloom. Continue reading Rest in Peace my Dearest Tree
If you live in Chennai and haven’t taken a share auto ride, you haven’t lived in Chennai. They’re one of the most convenient and cheap modes of transport although sometimes you’ll have half your butt in the air. But it’s better than taking a bus in the city during peak hours, unless you like being stuffed up somebody’s armpit. Continue reading Here son, let me show you how it’s done
You don’t realise how much you’re dependent on something until it’s gone. When the power goes out for two hours everyday, I become extremely unproductive. I can’t use my poor old laptop, there’s no fan, no A/C, nothing. Continue reading Powerless Woes
My biggest weakness? My disgraceful sense of direction.
Plonk me in the middle of Chennai, the city where I have lived my entire life, and I will not be able to find my own way back home. Continue reading Excuse me sir, but is this way East?
English is a strange, strange language. And when you are Indian and speak three other languages, it’s even worse. Many people I know get their apostrophes wrong. So once and for all, this is how you use them! Continue reading Whats’ with all these apostrophe’s man?! This suck’s.
I never imagined I would be spending two days in a massive kitchen of a massive hotel in a chef’s uniform among tens of chefs. I have never really been fond of the kitchen. If anything, I’m fond of keeping it clean, but haven’t experimented or looked up cook books. Continue reading Cooking with the chefs