Author Archives: radhikaaz

First 5 years of life


The other day while walking by some Caucasian kids, I overheard one of them say, “Oh Glee is the most gay show ever!” Television is undoubtedly the biggest source of edutainment for children until they get old enough to learn how to … Continue reading

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On families


If there is any one movie that I believe best captures the essence of what families really stand for then it has got to be Little Miss Sunshine. A teen-age son on a vow of silence as a follower of … Continue reading

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Back in Mumbai


One of my new year resolutions for 2011 was to return to my roots – to India, to the peace in the mayhem, to the patience in the rush. Returning after six years,I’ve found myself getting happy about the littlest things, … Continue reading

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Dreams


I am smack in the middle of my most coveted dream A dreamy reality I am a speck in the dream of this universe A reality check

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Qing Ming festival


This month is the Qing Ming festival, translated as ‘Clear and Bright’ and also known as ‘All Souls Day’ or ‘Tomb Sweeping Day’. It is the time when Chinese families go to cemeteries to clean the graves of their dear … Continue reading

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Emily of Emerald Hill


Where men and women struggle to empathize with each-other, here comes an actor who holds your attention and keeps you entertained for more than two hours and all the while playing the character of a typical Chinese Peranakan woman from … Continue reading

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Food that moves


“I love cooking because it is so relaxing and you also get to eat it in the end”, giggles an 8 year old Australian boy on Junior Masterchef. “Why do you want to win Masterchef?”… “Because I like to be … Continue reading

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