Anokhi

You cannot fault the design and style aesthetics of the hugely successful “Anokhi” stores, purveyors of upmarket, rather pricey sort-of-Indian-but-also-sort-of-Westernised clothing to many thousands of women in India. Beautiful, instantly recognisable prints. Good designs, that are regularly updated.  What’s not to like ? Well, to be honest, their exchange policy… Continue reading

Where can I find a good homeopath in Delhi ?

The softly-spoken, utterly charming Dr. Nandini Sharma is a no-nonsense Delhi-based homeopath.  She gently questions you in great detail, remembers every little thing you have told her on previous consultations, and her medicines really do seem to work.  Even for initial sceptics. Dr. Sharma’s no-frills practice is in Geetanjali Enclave,… Continue reading

NAIVEDYAM RESTAURANT in DELHI

This unassuming South Indian restaurant in Delhi’s Hauz Khas village is always busy at lunch-time, testimony to the delicious food, quick service and all-round nice feel. 3 of us went to Naivedyam on a boiling hot May lunch-time, relishing the cool interior and (paradoxically) the complementary glasses of piping hot,… Continue reading

ANAND PRAKASH’S PAPER PRODUCTS in DELHI

For anyone who loves paper in all its avatars – irresistible notebooks, gorgeous stationery, greetings cards, gift bags, fabulous wrapping paper – the clever, low-key, diffident Anand Prakash is your man. Selling from his studio in Shahpurjat, Anand has everything a paper lover’s heart could desire, and then some, and… Continue reading