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War of the Wipes

Oh no, you’re thinking, not another column on the cursed coronavirus!Folks, before your cry goes viral, calm down, wash your hands, wear your...
There’s a resurgence of interest in Indian-style yogurt: what does it reveal about us?

Curd cultures and whey-ty wisdom

There’s a resurgence of interest in Indian-style yogurt: what does it reveal about us?
"Make sure to put in a pocket!": The infamous pocket

Pocket full of… motherhood

My grand-mother Beryl (‘Nanna’ as I call her) is British/Russian/Portuguese – an exotic mix indeed! Born and raised in India, my 95-year-old Nanna has a sworn love for all...
Road rage desi style

Road rage desi style

Road rage desi style
ScoMo Awards

Awards season

At the start of a new year, we wish happiness, in a general way, to folks known to us. And yet this time of year brings extra...
christmas letter

All I want for Christmas is…

With all their jobs of making toys for the world’s children have gone to China, the elves have been redeployed to sort out the rampant flow of...

Goldfish medicine and exploding eggs: Duties of a ninja mum

Both my kids are having meltdowns. I solved their bickering over the television by simply unplugging the cables.Phase one over, phase two quickly ensued. My three-year-old dipped a handful of PlayDoh into...

US Professor’s “Indian food is terrible” tweet riles up twitterati

Source: pexels.comAn academic specialist on international affairs, and professor at Harvard Extension School, ruffled a few feathers when he quoted to controversial food opinion on Twitter with...

Auntyji: Thieving neighbours and trouble-making colleagues

DEAR AUNTYJIWe live in Inner West Sydney in a terrace, and recently, something happened that we really need your rai on and which has all our neighbours up in arms....
Aussie lingo and phonetics

Aussie Lingo: Expressions that work differently on a FOB

When you step out of your country, regardless of your background, it’s quite natural to feel a bit lonely. Yes, there are fellow-Indians all around you. Dabur Amla hair oil is available....