Monthly Archives: June 2014

Les Francais Savoir Vivre

Savoir Vivre – translation – to know how to live. (pronounced sav-wahr vivR) And the French DO KNOW how to live They do. They do. The French truly enjoy every moment – at least it seems like it. Its been 2 weeks since I got home from my mega holiday in France. And I’ve really been wondering what to blog about. Don’t r ...

The secret of the steel dabba

When I joined Daily Dump, many many months back, the first lesson I was given in my orientation at the shop was on Waste Segregation and Composting. It sounded super easy when Poonam explained it,  “ Kids it’s a simple process, 1. Keep two bins at home, 2. Dump your food in one and everything else in the other, 3. Empty out the food bin into the Da ...

7 Positive Ways to Start your Day

Hola! I’ve been making a huge effort in this department….which you ask? The department of positiviteeeee! I’ve been consciously trying to get rid of all negative thoughts and feelings. So here’s a short list of steps I take to start my day off on a positive note: Don’t check Social Media as soon as I wake up. Checking ...

Get fresh, stay local.

Remember our previous post about the same old thing, done differently? Here’s another story about supporting the local and being aware of what we eat and where it comes from. “I’m tired of preservative filled biscuits and all this packaging that can’t be recycled. I wish I could eat fresh biscuits without the waste and that my baker would make hea ...

6 highlights from my weekend

I LURV MY WEEKENDS Time with the family, friends and myself. As you can see, I like to pack as much as I can in there. Here are the top 6 highlights 1. Great art show opening at my gallery – Kynkyny Art! Fantastic art and a great crowd. All in all a big success (touch wood) And 2 thoughtful clients got me chocolates (sent from Singapore) and ...

Spit it out – Ack thoo!

It has taken me yeaaaarrrrs to get here. And no – not to spit paan. (sorry I can’t eat that funky stuff) You know – to just spit out my thoughts…no filter. Us Indians are great at zero confrontation, keeping things bottled up, and exploding at the wrong unsuspecting person…you know it cause you’ve done it. Please ...