Beauty in the general sense of the word which often entails a woman putting on makeup and dressing a certain way, was intimidating to me for as long as I can remember. I grew up with a strong association as ‘the ugly duckling’ of the family. Not only was I not great at studies and/or … Read more
In the winter of 2019 in India, I had met a woman whose profession was (is) that of a House sitter. I knew of the term and had in fact, tried to register as one as one but expectedly it’s a closely knit community and it takes time to build reputation as a House Sitter. … Read more
Chettinad region comprises of 72 villages (divided into clusters) in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu. Chettinad region is where Chettiar community resided predominantly. Chettiar community itself is one of the oldest trading communities of Tamil Nadu. The homes are known for their grandeur and adoption of elements from around the world.