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Coming Back For More

Text by Kamakshi Ayyar. Photographed by Mallika Chandra

When it’s got to do with eating out, the emotional link with certain experiences has turned Kamakshi Ayyar into a creature of habit. She recounts three anecdotes about the places where she can call herself a regular
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Phantom Cigarettes
February 21, 2019

A Quest For Phantom Sweet Cigarettes

Text by Kamakshi Ayyar. Photographs by Shruti Jain

When the popular ’90s confection, Phantom Cigarettes began to disappear from Mumbai’s kirana shelves after the millennium, Kamakshi Ayyar never gave up the hope of re-encountering her favourite childhood treat. The Hong Kong-based writer reflects on how this constant search for an object from the past represents a longing in the present.…
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Sandhya Menon
June 26, 2018

The Unpredictability Of Dealing With Personality Disorders

Text by Sandhya Menon. Illustrations By Sonaksha Iyengar

A hard battle triggered by factors beyond her control, Sandhya Menon writes about the destructive downward spirals and the innate sense of doom that have become an intrinsic part of her life
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A clean slate
February 25, 2017

A year of overwhelming changes beats the comfort of routine, even though one existential crisis after another may come knocking at your door
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DINK philosophy — Dual Income No Kids
November 14, 2016

In Sickness and In Wealth

Text by Ranjabati Das

Money management tips for a happily ever after...
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New Orleans
September 29, 2016

She explores city sites celebrated in the works of famous writers
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