Manika Dhama

Manika is a textile and craft storyteller plus human sight-seer by day and mommy reader/hugger by night. Someday she wants to live in a library. Until then, a book nook will do.

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Rote Beete Suppe: The Astonishing Journey Of A Beet Root Soup Recipe From East Berlin To India

A fascinating story of the rote beete suppe, or the root soup, its origins in divided Germany, its travels through Poland and finally to India.

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A Date with the Queen: Weekend in Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh

Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh is both a scenic hill station as well as an undiscovered tourist destination in India, as Manika Dhama finds out.

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Why Must A Woman Have To Fight To Survive?

The life of a woman in India is all about 'learning to live' with inequality, and fighting to lead life on her own terms. Why must it be so, asks this post.

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Society enables working mothers
My Baby at Work: When Society Fully Enables Women To Work

Mothers grapple with finding a balance between child-care and work. Can Society, including employers, create just structures that allow women to balance these roles?

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