December 12, 2012

Adele: Fat is a Female Issue

Fat is a Female Issue Yasmin Alibhai-Brown Chanteuse Adele says she is not that bothered about being size 14-16. Why would she be?  Blessed with a […]
December 9, 2012

India Land of Teeming Tranquility

I went to India and didn’t go to the Taj Mahal, or Rajasthan’s lavish palaces and temples, or to lush Kerala or holy cities. I didn’t […]
December 8, 2012

Black Eyed Beans or is it Peas?

Sunday evening. Exhausted after finishing my column for Monday’s independent. What do you mean you didn’t know? How have you lived without my weekly homilies? Such […]
December 3, 2012

Sev- sweet Vermicelli- a Mother's Offering

It’s Mothers day and what do I feel? Guilt of course- part of the job description- but for my generation, the conscience is pinched at both […]
December 2, 2012

The Old Order Returns

Next year it’ll be forty years since I landed here. London is my place, my home, and I feel a slow-growing attachment to England in particular […]