• India diaries

    Vancouver truly feels home 🏡

    So after spending 5 months or so in India, battling through the summer heat and humidity, going through several interview preparations and travels for interviews all the while taking care of family stuff, I finally had an excellent break in between. This was when I could plan a quick 2.5 week trip to Vancouver. While in India, some nights I would dream that I was back there driving through the familiar streets, other days I could close my eyes and see the whistler village, the round house lodge, the BBQ area outside. I missed the ocean, the ferry to the islands, the mountains, the greenery, the hikes and everything which…

  • India diaries

    A Thousand Splendid Women

    This blog is dedicated to those amazing enduring women who are being brutalized and tortured, humiliated and taken advantage of, every single day all over the world. Yet, these women find a way to survive, to live and perhaps live long enough to tell their stories. In India, the country where I’m from, we often hear young girls getting raped or treated badly by men. In Afghanistan and other countries, women have suffered though a male dominated hypocritical society where major crimes committed by men get unnoticed whereas women have been known to get tortured for committing even minor offences, often in response to self defence or for survival. United…