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I chat with Elizabeth Gilbert at the Jaipur Literature Festival about how she likes to travel (Conde Nast Traveller)
The bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love was at the Jaipur Literature Festival recently, her first trip to India in 17 years. She spoke to Shunali Khullar Shroff about how travel shapes her Continue reading
As children of the forces, our thrills as is evident came from simply living the gipsy life and making new friends, most of whom were itinerant army folks like us. But even as we threw ourselves into our new lives with maniacal enthusiasm, we were conscious of the transience of it all. There were no mobile phones or emails then to help you bridge geographical distances. One had to learn to live in the moment and make the most of what one was served.
To live with the knowledge that ‘now is all we have’ when it came to our homes or our friendships wasn’t easy and it got harder as one grew older.