It may sound strange to some, but I include pets in my stories even though I am not myself a pet person. That’s because I adore people who keep pets and are good parents to them. My son has a cat named Billy, who is a rescue–and a very central member of his family. Billy, thrilled to be featured in A Christmas Conspiracy, is a vociferous supporter of my writing and pops up to endorse my books on Instagram and Twitter from time to time.
Meet the cutest, most self-assured #cats that are central characters in my stories The lovely Marcia James hosts two of my books-with-pets on her GoPets! Blog, and a third also features on it. Come meet Billy (see pic) and Tiger and learn more about their humans…
One day, about three years ago, I was packing up my summer wardrobe to make place for clothes I needed that autumn, and those that I’d need soon after, in early winter. My gaze fell on my winter stuff (I’d be taking those out of storage later, when the temperatures in North India dropped to icy cold), and I also noticed a pile of garments I’d need (very briefly) in spring.
So many clothes, I’d thought to myself then, and so little time…
I was a brand new third-year medical student and I was about to start a clinical posting in Ophthalmology. Being mildly curious and wishing to be prepared with what I’d encounter in the wards, I walked into the library and picked out a textbook of ophthalmology.
At first touch, an electric tingle began
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