An Open Letter To A 9-year Old Me

An Open Letter To A 9-year Old Me

Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor The author, aged 9 Hey you, I’ve thought of you often over the years, sitting, perched on the cusp of adulthood. I’ve marveled at your naivety, I’ve wanted to scold you into practicality and pragmatism. But you are a dreamer, not a doer. And here’s the strange, almost incomprehensible [...]

Parenting Smart

Parenting Smart

Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor Well, it’s not even the middle of January and it’s already been a long year. Parenting is fraught at the best of times but with a pandemic raging on in the background, many of us are finding that we are spinning even more plates than usual. Some of us [...]

5 Things That You Should NOT Do When Visiting LONDON

5 Things That You Should NOT Do When Visiting LONDON

London remains to be my favourite holiday destination; having said that, the city does get overwhelming for travellers especially if the trip hasn't been planned well. My husband visits London on work all the time (read every other week), this was my 2nd time there, despite some familiarity, we made some solid mistakes. My post [...]

Swiss Expat Series: What It’s Like To Deal With The Unpredictable?!

Swiss Expat Series: What It’s Like To Deal With The Unpredictable?!

Oh my god… I also went through a surgery You know what, let’s try this – I am unsure about how much I remember and how vivid are those memoirs. But there is this thing about social media, it’s a rose-tinted view of life. Not everyone who "checks in" at every airport of the world [...]