Pankaja Srinivasan, Kanakavalli’s December Vignette, has been a journalist for over 30 years, writing about a diverse range of subjects, from books and movies, to food and the environment. In the course of an exciting career, she has worked with some of India’s finest women journalists who inspired her on a path of integrity, curiosity and determination. In this delightful conversation, Pankaja regales us with stories of her childhood in Calcutta, her adventures around the country with her Air Force husband, and the most unforgettable moments of her life as a journalist—all with the warmth and wit of a great storyteller. Pausing to browse the Kanakavalli repertoire, Pankaja curates a selection of kanjivarams that celebrate her love for the craft. Shop the curation right here and read the entire conversation on the blog.