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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. Continue reading »






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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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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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The first taste of paradise – Srinagar (Conde Nast Traveller)




http://www.cntraveller.in/story/the-first-taste-of-paradise/#s-cust0  






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Wake up bibliophiles of Mumbai, The Times Litfest 2015 is upon us!




  The literary aspirations of our country have been on the rise since a few years now. Literary Festivals, which are being organized with increasing frequency all over the country, seem to have replaced Fashion Weeks that were previously held in these very cities. As things stand, for intellectuals, bibliophiles, writers and socialites alike, to … Continue reading »






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A man’s version of Snow White and the Seven (fermenting) Dwarves.




The other night I heard a remarkably macabre story, one that would undoubtedly make Brothers Grimm turn in their crypts. No, am not referring to the Indrani-Sheena murder story that by the looks of it promises to stretch into seasonal episodes. The story I am referring to is one that the husband told our seven-year-old … Continue reading »






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About Books on Toast and why every book lover in Bombay needs to know about it




Anuya Jakatdar is a young youtube professional and someone who has made me look at the twenty something-social-media-loving people with new-found respect. It is easy to dismiss her generation with sweeping labels such as ‘intellectually innocent’ or ‘linguistically ignorant’ and I must confess that I have been guilty of doing that myself. But for all … Continue reading »






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All aboard with Kiran Manral




A mother, a blogger, a freelance writer, a twitter influencer, an author of three published books (and counting) and a dear friend, Kiran Manral is a woman of many talents. If I were to ever write a book on her I would call it ‘I don’t know how she does it’ because ever since we … Continue reading »






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