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Tapori Ladies’ Meet

As soon as the name of the unit/battalion which will host the next Ladies' Meet is announced, it is like the begul has been sounded for the next big battle. "What should we have as our theme?" is the big question which Arnab Goswami has sadly ignored. One fine day, when I had nothing better… Continue reading Tapori Ladies’ Meet

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Army to delink itself from AWWA

I somehow missed this piece of news, which was published almost along the same time as the 'Vidhya Karajagi Fashion Show Fiasco' (Read more about it here). Just as I was going through Hindustan Times' archives, I found this clipping and trust me, for a moment, it seemed surreal. This cannot be happening! Not that… Continue reading Army to delink itself from AWWA

Book Reviews

Interview with author and Army wife Aditi Mathur Kumar

Indian Army is a very small community. Hence proved. My previous post, a review of the book 'Soldier and Spice' written by Aditi Mathur Kumar, was quite well recieved (well, tell me something new 😉 ) and I started making inquiries about the whereabouts of the author. Info which the book failed to provide, I… Continue reading Interview with author and Army wife Aditi Mathur Kumar

Book Reviews

Book review: Soldier and Spice by Aditi Mathur Kumar

“And how are you finding Army life Pia?” Mrs Bhandari (the 2IC’s wife) asks me casually on our way back. “It’s different,” I say, careful not to crib. “Hmmm.” “And it’s a bit overwhelming,” I confess. That is the central character of the book ‘Soldier and Spice’ talking. For all you know, the author could… Continue reading Book review: Soldier and Spice by Aditi Mathur Kumar