How I Lost Weight in Canada!

By Piyushi Dhir

Losing Weight in Canada

“Wow, you’ve lost weight,” texted a friend, after seeing a recent picture I had posted. “Slim legs,” said another one. “Special diet?” asked a third. I laugh to myself. I remember all those comfortable days back in Ivory Coast when I had two maids at my beck and call. How much I paid a gym, […]

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Letting Go: When My Toddler Started School

By Piyushi Dhir

Knowing that his 5 year old neighbour-friend goes to school gave my 2 year old much curiosity about this haloed institution that he could not yet attend. This was a year ago. When his turn finally came to start pre-school, he started with all the enthusiasm of a kid who had been handed a new […]

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The 12 Best Books I Read in 2018- Part 2

By Piyushi Dhir

Reading in 2016

If you are always hungry for book recommendations, I hope you find something for yourself from my list of The 12 Best Books I Read in 2018. Catch the first six books in Part 1 here. And let’s move on to the next six awesome books I read in 2018: 7. The Grand Sophy, by Georgette […]

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The 12 Best Books I Read in 2018- Part 1

By Piyushi Dhir

The Ten Best Books I Read

Every time I walk into a library or a book shop, I am overwhelmed by the sheer number of books there are in the world. And I always think that I will never have enough time to read everything I want to! Honestly, I could live my entire life doing nothing but reading, and still […]

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A Beautiful Fall Drive to Haliburton, Canada

By Piyushi Dhir

A Fall Drive to Haliburton

“So, what are you doing for Thanksgiving?” a Canadian friend asked me the other day. “What does one do?” I asked her back. She told me about family dinners and get-together’s, long walks and drives. We don’t have family here and long walks are limited owing to our toddler, but I immediately caught on to […]

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From Holi to Halloween

By Piyushi Dhir

Halloween in Canada

When you move your life from one part of the world to another, you often see a very big shift in culture. You hear new languages, see new ways of life and experience new festivals. Our first big move from India to Africa was rather cushioned because my husband’s employers housed us Indian families in […]

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