20 Things I’ve Learnt in India

1. How to tie a sari. To begin with it took me half an hour and was tricky ordeal involving 8 metres of fabric and far too many safety pins. Once I finally managed to do it, I’d go outside only for the first person I’d meet to disapprove and redo it for me. Now … Continue reading 20 Things I’ve Learnt in India

The Women of India

Last night I found out that I’m not a woman. In India you are only classified as a woman if you are married and have children. So for the time being, I am a girl. In a country where freedom is restricted and your place in society is determined by your marital status, India finds … Continue reading The Women of India