A Thalassery wedding.

Weddings in our part of the world are colorful, clamorous, chaotic, boisterous affairs. The focus is on the food and and merrymaking usually involves a lot of singing, clapping and jumping. The clothes are very extravagantly embroidered, sequinned and colored. The guests might seem to be on a quest to outdo one another in terms... Continue Reading →

A letter to my bride-to-be bestie.

A dear friend of mine is getting married. And as she recounts tales of her last minute wedding shopping woes, I reminisce back to my own ┬ápre- wedding topsy- turvydom. An Indian wedding is invariably an elaborate, extravagant, rackety, drawn- out affair. It can protract from as little as a week to a month or... Continue Reading →

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