Sit down, I have a story to tell …

I've been ridiculously silent since June - and if you have been a regular reader since the, you'll know why I stopped. People have asked me if I miss blogging, and I answered seriously: "I don't have time to miss it." And it's true, my full-time job keeps me happily busy. Last week though, I …

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Autism and restaurants – my first experience with discrimination

I can't remember how old I was. I think I was 13 or 14. So it wasn't very long after Karan received his autism diagnosis. The semblance of "normal life" was slowly slipping away from our family. We'd stopped doing random things we used to do together. Gone were trips to the cinema, gone were …

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Getting themed and customized cakes in the UAE

It was my 25th birthday this past Friday (March 2) and I had no plans - which was a first for me. I just want to thank my friends for not listening to my insane desire to be anti-social that day. Ringleaders Shruti and Wajiha organized an immensely well-executed surprise birthday party (code named "Devina's …

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Food blog suicide and why one shouldn’t do it

These are some of the best biscuits in the world: Shrewsbury biscuits (oddly enough, Wikipedia has an entry on them here), which one will find at Kayani Bakery (vernacularly known as Kayani's) in Pune, India. Shoutout to Meris from Cheesecakeism for bringing me this batch - you're a star, thank you. As I lovingly dunk …

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