The troubles of being a North-Indian woman in Bangalore

satire noun   1. the use of humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.   “the crude satire seems to be directed at the fashionable protest singers of the time”         synonyms  :  mockery, ridicule, derision, scorn, caricature I moved to Bangalore from a small North Indian almost-town about 6 years ago and having travelled in all the public means of transport in Bangalore since then, for everyday chores as well as for work, I feel it is now important … Continue reading The troubles of being a North-Indian woman in Bangalore

On becoming a working woman again…

This week I started a new job after almost 5 years of staying at home. To say my system has gone into ‘sleepwalk’ mode will not be wrong. Waking up at 6 o’clock in the morning seems impossible. Worse is, the haggling with the irascible auto-wallah‘s of Bangalore to take you to your destination without fleecing you dry. I am hoping to get into the flow in maybe a month or so. I have planned the menu for the next week, but the biggest drawback is that I no longer have the time to read the way I had been … Continue reading On becoming a working woman again…