Lessons that we can learn from the Netflix show Colin in Black and White, based on the life of Colin Kaepernick, former NFL quarterback and social justice activist. … More Lessons to be learnt from ‘Colin in Black & White’
A potentially controversial opinion that AI, GPT and other large language models can help the world adopt l’art de vivre à la française. … More AI, GPT and l’art de vivre à la française
2021 has been a year of madness, marked by packing, unpacking, moving in and out of houses…and mastering all kinds of household appliances, of which ovens have given me quite a few gray hair! … More A year of packing…and mastering ovens!
As a French teacher in the Alliance française network in India since 2011, I’m often faced with one of these questions: “What can I do after I finish the B2 course?” “How can I use French in my professional life ?” “Ok, so I’m now fluent in French. What can I do with this skill?” … More French Jobs For Me
I’ve read so many anecdotes of people receiving parcels, that were lost in the post, years after they were sent. But not even in my remotest fantasies did I ever think that I’d be one of those people. Sure, I’ve fantasised a lot (and I mean A LOT) about getting a call from Air France … More Postcards from 2006
A few weeks ago, we asked some friends to come over on a Friday evening for beer and kebabs – what was to be a short affair, became a full fledged dinner party and we found ourselves wondering what to feed our guests. Swiggy zindabad, I yelled! Try Dunzo, said one of our guests. What’s … More Two Amazing Delivery Apps That Are Ruining Us
I joined Instagram rather late, resisting it as a platform for the frivolous, selfie obsessed millennials. But once on board, I found myself instantly addicted to the endless stream of beautiful, inspiring photos on my fields of interest: books, food, travel and dogs of course! I realised that there’s more to an Instagrammer than posting beautiful … More An Instagrammer’s Best Friends
A Canva junkie, who’s been creating social media graphics on the platform since November 2013 (yeah, I was one of those early users!), I was delighted to join Canva’s Inner Circle group on Facebook a few months ago and then receive Rose Powell’s email inviting me to join the Beta Tester’s group for their iPhone … More Canva iPhone App: From Template to Buffer in 5 minutes!
Those who know me, know me as the fiercely stubborn woman has refused to learn driving (I actually did, just never got my license) and relies on public transport for her daily commute – buses and local trains in Bombay, buses, rickshaws and 6-seaters (yes I used them too) in Pune and rickshaws in Bangalore. … More Why I Still Swear By Auto Rickshaws
We recently moved (again) – the desire to live in a nicer apartment, far outweighs the hassle of dealing with the agents of Bangalore, their weird accents and their absolute failure to understand our requirements, not to mention the greed of the landlords! This time we were very lucky – we found an apartment without … More Nesting in Bangalore – Part III