#baatcheetwithanjali – We get representation but at what cost?

I have talked about growing up brown and representation or lack of it thereof in the media before but there is so much for me to say and not enough words to help me express my feelings on this certain topic. I sometimes think that authors see poc asking for representation in books and immediately … More #baatcheetwithanjali – We get representation but at what cost?

#baatcheetwithanjali – Lockdown Habits

Baatcheetwithanjali: Lockdown habits Before the lockdown in Delhi was announced, I went bird watching with @tinytravelbag and @dillikepanchi. I’ll be honest, I didn’t know anything about birds but these two are so enthusiastic and passionate about them, that its almost impossible to hear them talk about these beautiful creatures and not be excited about hearing … More #baatcheetwithanjali – Lockdown Habits

#baatcheetwithanjali – Support Small Businesses

In the era of capitalism where multinational companies have taken over our life, we’ve strayed away from small businesses. The concept of increased liberalism when it comes to trades screams privilege but we are moving towards it without pausing to think about the consequences because it’s safe and convenient for us; but we are only … More #baatcheetwithanjali – Support Small Businesses

#baatcheetwithanjali – Seperating the Art from the Artist

I’m sure everyone has heard the phrase “seperate the art from the artist”. What does it mean? Well, if you ask me it simply means that we are choosing to focus only on the art a person produces and completely ignore who they are as a person. And sure, it can be applied to artists, … More #baatcheetwithanjali – Seperating the Art from the Artist

#baatcheetwithanjali – Growing up brown vs taking space in the community now

Growing up, I never really saw people like me in media. No, I am not talking about Bollywood but I will, in a while. I’m talking about the cartoons I watched as a kid, about the books I read as a teen. It’s funny how it didn’t even click to me that being represented was … More #baatcheetwithanjali – Growing up brown vs taking space in the community now

#baatcheetwithanjali – The seeds of our love for reading were planted by our mothers

People often ask me, where do I get my love for reading from? I just smile and tell them I get it from my mother. have to suppress the urge to go in full ranting mode. I don’t tell them stories about her playing Kishore Da’s song on the old cassette player that we had … More #baatcheetwithanjali – The seeds of our love for reading were planted by our mothers