The more I collect grey hair, the less I like hyper-masculinity. Ripped torso, puffed-up muscle don’t bring that pit-in-the-stomach feeling that they used to do. Now I prefer my man (or men, irrespective of their roles in my life) to cook, share household chores or buy tampons (if needed) without labeling them as ‘ladies work’. … Continue reading 3 reasons to love ‘effeminate’ men
This is about Christmas picnic menus popular in bengali households from bygone era.
If you are a non-Bengali, then you might not have heard about Leela Majumdar. But for us, the admirer of Bengali children literature, Leela Majumdar epitomized the image of a cozy grandma who wrote stories about- i) harmless ghosts, ii) adventure of fearless children, iii) hidden treasure hunt and above all- iv) the joy of … Continue reading Being Leela: Why you should read her life-story
This a write-up listinng the over-hyped places in and around Darjeeling.
A quick trip to hill hamlet Samsing in West Bengal.
Job market is shrinking everywhere. The IT bubble is facing an impending burst (though I have been reading about this phenomenon for quite some time now) and robots will soon replace the human workforce. If you are determined to fly solo in these trying times, then congratulations. You are showing sheer grit already. But what … Continue reading 4 techniques to bolster your web writing career rock solid