Tag Archive: India

A Verdant Escape: Sikkim

When I was invited to a conference in Sikkim I jumped at the chance.  Whilst I was excited and interested in the topic to be discussed, travel, I just wanted to experience this… Continue reading

Waiting for the Monsoon

The weather here in Mumbai is now diabolical.  Between 9am and 6pm its too hot to consider venturing outside for any length of time.  Even just standing outside my front door for a… Continue reading

Finding Home

I recently went through the rather stressful experience of trying to find somewhere to live in Mumbai. The options are overwhelming and also very varied in their quality and price.  Coming from a… Continue reading

Class or crass: India’s Middle Class

One of the biggest culture shocks I am now experiencing relates to what is considered to be “class” or behaviour that represents economic and social status.  It isn’t something I saw much of… Continue reading

Is it time for the Girl in India?: Satya Mev Jayate

A few weeks ago I wrote about how India had turned me into a feminist after seeing and learning about the treatment of women here.  Many people have spoken to me about this… Continue reading