Arathi Menon spent her childhood in Bangalore where she learnt to love dogs, trees and beer. At the age of thirty-five, she found herself divorced and trying to rebuild a life from scratch. In the process, she rediscovered fun, began to value all the little things that make life such an astonishing gift and got back to writing. She lives in Bombay and is addicted to happiness and books. "
"Leaving Home with Half a Fridge is her first book.
RT @ANN_Newsable: @unopenedbottle writes about the beauty of naming objects, and why that just might increase the love all around. https://…
by @unopenedbottle - 5 hours ago
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'There are some of us who like to name our objects with as much thought as one would take to name a baby'- my column https://t.co/7FupsAZnjo
by @unopenedbottle - 16 hours ago
Arthmenon - 6 hours ago
'There are some of us who like to name our objects with as much thought as one would take to name a baby. No, we are not loony or delusional or on a raging acid trip. We are those who form associations and even impart love to objects.' Asianet Newsable #stillfiguringitout
Arthmenon - 6 days ago
'How do we turn a moment of such inexplicable familiarity to friendship? I have three rules which have worked for me.' Here's how you can convert a familiar stranger into a friend. #stillfiguringitout
Arthmenon - 13 days ago
StillFiguringItOut wonders why we don't allow our bodily functions the freedom of expression 'I wonder why it is socially unacceptable to let go of a loud one after a meal? A few people I have met claim that it is as satisfying to give a loud belch from a belly-busting meal as eating one.' http://newsable.asianetnews.tv/editorial/arathi-menon-column-25-freedom-to-burp
Arthmenon - 20 days ago
'It’s a thin line to walk. How much cribbing is valid? If you don’t say anything at all, you may be treated like the proverbial doormat.' #StillfiguringIt takes a look at the power of silence vs the power of words
Arthmenon - 28 days ago
'We all walk this earth with different kinds of phobias and they are all prettily named: Anuptaphobia - the dread of being or remaining single; Xanthophobia - the fear of the colour yellow, where the sun, daffodils or a laddoo terrifies you;' Read about fear this monday on #StillFiguringItOut - Asianet Newsable
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