…that I spoke of in my last post. Every woman I knew had at least one story of sexism to recount. Many had several. Almost all of them struggled to respond appropriately, though every one wished they had a scripted response. All my white contacts thought this was a purely sexist issue. All my non-white … Continue reading 10 things I’ve realised since the ‘exchange’
Eighteen years ago today I joined the Indian Express as an intern. And through months of unpaid work, years of really poor salaries, stints of awful employers and 14 years in a country that's struggling with free expression, I have never really regretted my choice of career. Very early on, I took to heart an … Continue reading 18… legally a journalist?
Not in the least. And that realisation came only recently to me. As recent as yesterday, when I was talking to a Doha newbie who wants to do something, though he knows he might fail. I've been incredibly lucky career-wise. I always land very interesting gigs, and rarely am stuck in jobs or assignments … Continue reading It’s not failure I fear…
Couple of edits since first posting. This week 15 years ago I started on a trip that has brought me here, to the life I live. I don’t know where or what or how the destination would turn out to be, but suffice it to say it’s been a rocking, fantastic time – a hike … Continue reading 15 years and madly in love