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Author Archives: shunalishroff

Confessions of a ‘born again’ vegetarian – my piece in The Quint




It is only when I travel to Europe or to the Far East that I begin to feel the weight of my sacrifice. This gets compounded by the fact that my friends and family are mostly non-vegetarian and help themselves not only to the pork, prawns and the chicken on the table but also to my limited portion of tofu and pak choi. This upsets me no end. As if it isn’t bad enough that I have to watch them eat the food I used to love but I also have to give up large portions of the conciliatory food options that fall in my quota. Continue reading »






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The curse of the stiletto. Should women be liberating themselves from high heels?




However, today, when those blessed hormones have ebbed, I find that wearing a pair of high heels on an evening out means having to cancel most of my appointments the next day and the day after. The after math of stilettos at 40 means lying in bed like an invalid smelling of Iodex and waiting for the massage lady to show up. It isn’t only the calves that hurt now, the toes, the soles, ankles…every single suffering bone in your foot lets you know just what a fool you have been.






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However, today, when those blessed hormones have ebbed, I find that wearing a pair of high heels on an evening out means having to cancel most of my appointments the next day and the day after. The after math of stilettos at 40 means lying in bed like an invalid smelling of Iodex and waiting for the massage lady to show up. It isn’t only the calves that hurt now, the toes, the soles, ankles…every single suffering bone in your foot lets you know just what a fool you have been.






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What I have learnt from from travels in 2015 (Conde Nast Traveller)




What I learnt from my travels in 2015






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Is this what India is about? (Conde Nast Traveller)




http://www.cntraveller.in/story/is-that-what-india-is-about/






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Merci Baku (Notes on Azerbaijan) (Conde Nast Traveller)




http://www.cntraveller.in/story/merci-baku-notes-from-azerbaijan/






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How to choose a child friendly destination (Conde Nast Traveller)




http://www.cntraveller.in/story/how-choose-child-friendly-holiday-destination/






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A mom’s guide to a One Direction concert (Conde Nast Traveller)




http://www.cntraveller.in/story/mom-s-guide-one-direction-concerts/






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Flying with kids – the dos and don’ts (Conde Nast Traveller)




http://www.cntraveller.in/story/flying-kids-dos-and-don-ts/






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The goodness that is Gulmarg (Conde Nast Traveller)




http://www.cntraveller.in/story/the-goodness-that-is-gulmarg/#s-cust0






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