Manjula Padmanabhan
Manjula Padmanabhan

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  • Escape From CP

    Connaught Place has become so decrepit it should be declared an art installation. Walking around was a nightmare of broken sidewalks, peeling plaster and gaping ditches.

    BY Manjula Padmanabhan March 19, 2007

    Escape From CP
  • Homebody

    One of the primary differences between being a recluse at home versus a recluse in someone else's home is that (hold your breath) you have to cease being a recluse.

    BY Manjula Padmanabhan June 1, 2006

    Homebody
  • Homebody

    For a professional recluse like me, being immersed in a sea of anonymity is like walking into a cocktail party wearing a burkha. Even though everyone sees me, in a true sense, I am invisible.

    BY Manjula Padmanabhan May 18, 2006

    Homebody
  • Homebody

    (I nearly always write at night) (if you stick around and read between all the brackets that will appear in this piece, you may discover why)

    BY Manjula Padmanabhan May 11, 2006

    Homebody
  • Homebody

    Last week, friends called to say I'd been interviewed in the March 5th Sunday Hindustan Times JUST A MINUTE feature. Only problem? It didn't happen

    BY Manjula Padmanabhan April 27, 2006

    Homebody
  • Homebody

    A new washing machine? Salesmen kept offering Rs 26,000 computerised models which would cook dinner and surf the Internet. Too smart for us, we decided.

    BY Manjula Padmanabhan April 20, 2006

    Homebody
  • Homebody

    "Nude Ellie" has competition. My current favourite alternative name is "Delhirium", followed closely by "Delhicious"...The possibilities are Delhimitless!

    BY Manjula Padmanabhan April 13, 2006

    Homebody
  • Homebody

    So ... have the capital city's street-side manners actually improved? Or is it just that our security systems (private taxis, modest clothes, no late nights) are watertight?

    BY Manjula Padmanabhan April 6, 2006

    Homebody
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