20 July 2016

THE PERKS OF PAATI-HOOD

Ah, what a delight it is when one’s little indulgences suddenly come to be regarded as basic necessities! Buying children’s books for my private enjoyment is a luxury I treat myself to regularly.  Eyes are rolled and eyebrows are lifted at the number of shelves in my home carrying children’s books. The surprise is compounded […]

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15 October 2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, APJ ABDUL KALAM

A chance to meet the President of India? Who wouldn’t be excited, especially when the man was none other than Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam! The morning of the meeting, which was going to happen at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, my head was in a tizzy… what would I say, what would I wear, would he ask […]

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12 October 2015

CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN

Rwanda was our third choice for a quick weekend trip from Lagos during the Salah holidays, after Ngorongoro and Victoria Falls. Since life is often full of practical decisions, a direct flight to Kigali and an easy e-visa clinched the deal for Rwanda! Once that was out of the way, I was most excited. After […]

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