Christine Pemberton

Delhi-based travel & lifestyle writer, photographer, blogger.


Indian roads need to make space for pedestrians

Jul 13, 2014

On the road, buses and trucks and cars reign supr...

 
Just one cloudburst washes away the dust, and suddenly Delhi’s famed civic green cover glows and dazzles.

Jul 06, 2014

I know that my monsoon experience is enjoyed from ...

 
Indians must take toilet-building into their own hands

Jun 29, 2014

What is to stop villagers building a small loo at ...

 
A man fans himself to beat the heat

Jun 22, 2014

The other thing I find absolutely fascinating abou...

 
Narendra Modi's get-down-to-business approach has won him the admiration of former critics as well.

Jun 15, 2014

This means that in just a couple of very short wee...

 
Memsahib’s Diary: Why babudom needs fear of Modi

Jun 08, 2014

Who on earth needs all that ‘first 100 days in off...

 
Memsahib’s Diary: We have more pressing concerns than Smriti Irani's qualifications

Jun 01, 2014

My word, but what an unseemly and ungracious bunch...

 
Memsahib’s Diary: A letter to the new Prime Minister

May 25, 2014

Before I begin to make my point here, Mister Modi,...

 
Memsahib’s Diary: A letter to the new Prime Minister

May 18, 2014

Dear Mister Modi, As I write this, you haven’t lan...

 
Memsahib’s Diary: Dance of democracy in two countries

May 11, 2014

Sawubona India! Namaste Africa! Before moving perm...

 
Memsahib’s Diary: Dear mango people, diversity is India’s strength

May 04, 2014

Blame it on those pesky Indian fruit flies, if you...

 
Stunning brilliance of enigmatic Everest

May 03, 2014

The tragic loss of life on Everest last week is a ...

 
Memsahib's Diary: Indian electoral khichdi strengthens democracy

Apr 27, 2014

I agree that clichés should be avoided at all cost...

 
A dazzling day in Shanghai

Apr 26, 2014

The "Hindi-Chini bhai bhai" slogan may have existe...

 
Memsahib's Diary: Some happy steps forward this week

Apr 20, 2014

A very happy (and holy) Easter to you all! As Chri...

 
Memsahib’s Diary: What do our politicians hate women so?

Apr 13, 2014

I had fully intended to chat in my diary this week...