the museum of links/ 23



Been gorging myself on Tana French’s outstanding books- streams and streams of darkly humorous, razor sharp prose about murders and killers and that bleeding, twisted thing under it all- love. Bonus- I think I’ve found my favourite lady detective of all time. She’s a heroine like no other. Prepare to forget mealtimes and conversations and brushing your teeth as you turn one riveting page after the other. You can buy the first book here, and follow it up with others in the Dublin Murder Squad series.

The thought and effort that goes into making you a serial shopper. Devious stuff.

She’s been panned for her culinary shortcuts and lazy approach to cooking, but Mallika Basu wins my vote. Her simple, no-fuss recipes of desi classics have saved my hungry ass many a time.

No, you absolutely do not have to love your job to do well at it. Corollary: don’t worry too much if you’re not exactly nuts about your job.

This lovely mashup of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s ‘Tere Bin Nai Lagda Dil‘ and Ellie Goulding’s ‘Love Me Like You Do‘ (from the Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack) has me by the eardrums.

Image- Suchitra Sen throwing light and beauty and magic at the camera. 

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