My friend Chirag sent me this quote, thinking it might infuriate me considering my chosen profession: Writing is like prostitution. First, you do it for the love of it, then you do it for a few friends, and finally you do it for the money. I didn't find it offensive. In any case, that isn't … Continue reading Writing in 2010 and beyond
Guest post by Adita Divecha, Karan's mother Karan has an extra tooth which has come up on his palate next to a molar on the right side. An appointment had already been taken with the dentist, who happens to be my husband Rajiv's cousin, for the day after we arrived.We arrived at the clinic in … Continue reading Karan’s big adventure – part 2
Guest post by Adita Divecha, Karan's mother Both Karan and I have not been out of Dubai for the past eight years. Sometimes because I did not want to go and sometimes because there was no one to travel with me as I felt it was a bit difficult travelling with Karan alone. Most of … Continue reading Karan’s big adventure – Part 1
I think, until less than a year back, I wasn't sure (because of many reasons) whether I would ever get married. Karan's autism is such that it is unlikely he will ever lead what is considered a full, normal life and will need to be cared for, for the rest of his life. My mother … Continue reading Getting married when a sibling has autism
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Guest post by Adita Divecha, Karan's mother Karan loves going to his school. He attends Manzil centre for challenged individuals which is located in Sharjah. He has been going there since 2006 and is very well settled. The drive to the school from our house takes at least 45 minutes to an hour depending on … Continue reading Going to a “normal” school