Fire, Water, Earth, Grain – A Small, Big Wedding (Part 9)

I was really excited about our wedding invite, but knew it would be a challenge to come up with something both Sahaj and I liked. His aesthetic is modern and minimal, while mine is more traditional and ethnic. One thing that we have in common though, is our love for elements of nature. When it … More Fire, Water, Earth, Grain – A Small, Big Wedding (Part 9)

All Hands On Deck – A Small, Big Wedding (Part 8)

Since my last post on our small, big wedding over a year ago, my perspective on the way we consume has changed drastically. Through the months that we spent upcycling decór for the wedding, I believed that upcycling and recycling were the best ways to deal with the trash that we generate, or the things … More All Hands On Deck – A Small, Big Wedding (Part 8)

Handmade in Oaxaca

Thousands of tall cacti stood erect on the hills like goosebumps, welcoming us to the state of Oaxaca. In places, there were thick blankets of pale, fluffy grass, almost as if the hills were sporting fur jackets. As we drove into the historic centre of Oaxaca city, the vibe resembled that of both, a beach … More Handmade in Oaxaca

Share Bazaar ki Chai – My Tryst with Calcutta’s Tea Theatre

There are Calcutta sounds I itch to hear as soon as I set foot in the city. The fervent mixing of jhaal muri in a metal donga, the crunch of a puchka, the waft of Rabindra Sangeet from an old radio, and an occasional tinkle of the somewhat forgotten tram bell. On my most recent visit, … More Share Bazaar ki Chai – My Tryst with Calcutta’s Tea Theatre

Ma’s Paintings – A Small, Big Wedding (Part 1)

I recently moved on from a full-time job to find myself in a household high on wedding planning-induced euphoria. Having decided to keep myself busy with a personal visual documentation project alongside the job hunt, I scrambled to look for some inspiration. I soon realized that there was a massive project brewing right under my … More Ma’s Paintings – A Small, Big Wedding (Part 1)