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
The Chief's heart seems to be in the right place. How much of this trickles down, remains to be seen.
It was a chilly Thursday night and I was holed up in a tiny tent with Captain Sa'ab with nothing but a double blanket and an emergency lamp. I checked my phone, which had 4% battery left and I longed for the day when camping tents would come with a phone charging point. That was… Continue reading Welcoming a new bride
A keen sense of home decor is a very unique trait of an Army wife. Almost all of them have impeccable taste and it reflects on the way they maintain the living room and the dining area. All fauji accommodations are roughly of the same design and area throughout the country. Only the space increases… Continue reading National integration in home decor
An interesting piece which was forwarded to me on a social networking site. A very interesting article. I don't know who the author is, but she definitely captured our sentiments well in her writing. Enjoy....Today is Aug 19, 2014 and I have finally found the author of this piece. She is another curious Army wife, Sonia… Continue reading Army wives’ role…
If you thought being someone's wife changes your life, then try being an Army officer's wife. It's like your life has been finely chopped, then boiled and mashed into an entirely new form of existence. And for a "shudh desi civilian" like me, this sudden change can be a little unsettling. Many officers marry daughters of… Continue reading 10 Commandments for any Army wife
Ah that good old Hindi movie whose title everyone quotes but no one seems to have seen it ever! Pati, Patni aur Wo. And in fauj, wo=sahayak. Now I mean this in the cleanest possible way and you better read through this post before your dirty mind starts racing. Every woman on this earth will… Continue reading Pati, Patni and the sahayak