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In My Own Write

Gauri Shinde, In My Own Write

When we reveal our true selves, we come closer to bringing purpose and meaning to our lives, she opines...
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Anita Nair, Bridal Finery, In My Own Write
September 14, 2008

Brides and Biryanis

Text by Anita Nair. Illustration by Abhijeet Kini

From her trousseau to the final moment as the bridal finery is draped on her and around her and till she is led to the altar, the bride in true Zen mode lets things happen rather than make them happen, observes Verve, an unabashed lover of weddings
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Anita Nair
August 14, 2008

Fay Weldon and her Technicolour Dream Coat

Text by Anita Nair. Illustration by Prashant Kanyalkar

Verve meets with her literary idol, wonders at her recent disenchantment with her and relates an anecdote that leaves her choking with embarrassment
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Anita Nair

Daddy Dearest

Text by Anita Nair. Illustration by Abhijeet Kini

Anita Nair equates her dad to Old Father William who stood on his head every now and then; and wonders how he became the perfect husband and the exemplary father that he is
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Salman Rushdie, The Enchantress of Florence

Transience of Enchantment

Text by Anita Nair. Illustration by Abhijeet Kini

Anita Nair delves into Salman Rushdie’s latest offering, The Enchantress of Florence, and discovers its whimsical genius. Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children, is also a hot contender for The Best Booker award
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Keats-Shelley Memorial House, Rome
April 16, 2008

Ode to Mortality

Text by Anita Nair. Illustration by Abhijeet Kini

On a visit to Rome, while escaping the madding crowds, Anita Nair stumbles onto the Keats-Shelley Memorial House and thereupon hang her thoughts
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