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About proteanpen

Giselle Mehta, an entrepreneur, engages in writing, theater,public speaking and activities with a creative/intellectual stimulus. She is the author of the acclaimed novel "Blossom Showers."

ANALYZING CHRISTMAS

  Christmas stands out as a festival with universal appeal that leaves few corners of the earth untouched.  Holidaying in Hong Kong one Christmas season, it was startling to encounter the sombre Christian  symbol of death and suffering, the cross … Continue reading

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Inclusion and Empowerment for Indian Women

To pronounce on the empowerment and inclusiveness of Indian women, as was expected of me at a recent National Seminar on women’s issues  is to ponder on the very complex as no uniform picture presents itself . For someone who’s … Continue reading

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AMONGST LADIES ON INDEPENDENCE DAY

Though a veteran of gracing functions on 15th August, this one addressing a kindred feminine circle for Independence Day 2012,  at a Ladies Club where I myself am a member was rather meaningful. Being amidst patriotic ladies reminded  one that … Continue reading

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“Rendezvous with the Feminine”

July 8, 2012 presented me with a stimulating morning; an opportunity to ponder on the feminine in art at the solo exhibition ” Rendezvous with the Feminine” at Orchid Art Gallery. It was a heady moment to share the dignitaries’ … Continue reading

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A Score of Wedded Years

On the 14th of June, my husband and I crossed a milestone of 20 years as man and wife. Contrary to all the jokes and jests about the wedded state, we took a serious look at the precious bond we … Continue reading

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“Small Things That Matter Much”

Greek mythology gives us the word ‘ protean’ to describe versatility after Proteus, the constantly changing sea god.  ‘ Protean Professional’ was the perception that suggested itself for the multi-tasking medical student whose book “ Small Things That Matter Much” … Continue reading

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Thoughts At Lit- Sems

{I enjoyed the mental stimulation of being a Chief Guest at two national seminars : one on Indian Women Writers and another on  Female Portrayals in Indian Fiction. A sum-up of my general thoughts( excluding detailed individual author critiques) on … Continue reading

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