It was 2015 and we realised that we can use scrap for construction, architecture and interior design. A very leaky roof that needed replacing finally pushed us to doing something we were only dreaming off.† We got a truck full of scrap heavy-duty metal racks and old doors and windows, dismantled the old roof and …

Every day is Women’s Day at WonkyWorks

On International Women’s Day, it’s great to reflect on our basic principle. Compassion for all Women, All People, The Earth and all Living Beings. At WonkyWorks we strive to create a safe and uplifting environment for all our awesome females. From providing flexible hours to providing healthcare benefits and 2 Saturdays off (we don’t want …

Bye Mumbai Haiku

to grow, to expand | sometime you gotta go backward | see where you came from

Running Away

      To run away has many reasons. To hide. To forget. To leave behind. But also to move towards something. Aspirations. Dreams. An Utopia in your imagination. Or maybe it’s real somewhere, maybe if I look in the right place at the right time, I’ll find what I’m almost not sure I’m looking …

You know, some days are like super-foods, brimming with goodness, packed full with the flavours of life, wholesome… and they leave you with a feeling of why ever didn’t you get to them earlier. This is exactly how I feel about the last 3 months. I have achieved so much in so diverse a range …

New Year New Resolutions

Jane Austen once wrote in a correspondence, about creativity and selling out… “No, I must keep to my own style and go on in my own way; and though I may never succeed again in that, I am convinced that I should totally fail in any other.” . It is serendipitous how we so often …

The story of my life.

Here I sit, early on a Sunday morning, waiting for the man to finish reinforcing the heating elements of my new furnace. The coils sagged after the first firing and need to be supported before I can start melting glass in it. The fact that there are words like furnaces and coils and heating elements …

. . Today, a day before Earth Day, a day celebrated globally to demonstrate support for environmental protection,  we pledge… . – to do more thinking for the good of our planet and less for our personal benefit – upcycle as many as 20000 glass bottles in the following year saving energy and spreading awareness …

Hello I am Ekta. I head WonkyWorks, a small independent GlassArt Studio, having an eclectic collection of Awesomely Handmade Glass Art including upcycled glass products, blown glass, kiln-formed glass, etched and engraved glass. . Hmmm let’s see how this started. So I had a furnace. I knew how to melt glass in it. All I …

The wind in your hair. Your home in a bag. A vague destination. Random glasses of sugarcane juice for your parched throat, and steaming mugs of ginger-lemon for those chilly mornings. Multiple directions from different well-wishers duelling with glances of the tattered map. Every cup of tea delicious and as different as the person making …