I'm a freelance journalist based in London and Chennai, covering digital culture, lifestyle, travel, technology, and entertainment. You can find most of my published work on the Features or News tabs.

I was on Metro.co.uk's Tech & Science desk for two years. I also have bylines in The Observer, The Guardian, Vice, gal-dem, Digital Spy, Little White Lies, The Hindu Metroplus etc.

I'm always open to commissions and writing projects. If you want to work together, feel free to send me an email on anulee95@gmail.com

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The 12 best apps for Christmas – from what to cook to tracking Santa

It’s that time of year again, when the days are shorter, mince pies are back on the shelves and Mariah Carey is always playing somewhere. As plans for office Christmas parties and family gatherings are made, here are some apps that might come in handy for the holiday season.


(Android/iOS, free)

Office Secret Santas can be a hassle to organise, especially with many of us working remotely now. Elfster helps you manage your gift exchanges by letting you create a group, invite friends and

A Moroccan getaway should be on every birthday bucket list – here's why

Some people like their birthdays to be quiet affairs – not me. So, jetting off to the enchanting city of Marrakech was a birthday wish come true.

Just under four hours on a flight from London will get you to Morocco’s ‘Red City’, and I was glad to swap the grey English skies for blue.

At the heart of the ancient city is the buzzing Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, surrounded by centuries-old city walls. It’s within these walls that our airport pick-up took us to IZZA, a cosy but opulent a

Dan Gardner wanted to know when to go to the loo during films – so he built an app

Created out of personal necessity by North Carolina-based developer Dan Gardner during a near three-and-a-half-hour King Kong screening, RunPee is an app that tells film audiences the best times to nip to the loo.

Where did the idea come from?

By the end of Peter Jackson’s 201-minute King Kong in 2005, I was in agony because I needed the loo. As we were leaving, I wanted to tell the people in the line to see the next show about the scene with giant bugs in the middle of the movie – perfect for

The 20 apps to make your summer go smoothly

While July may have been a little grey, we’re still in for some warm days this summer. There are trips to take and barbecues to attend, and no matter who’s joining us on these outings, our smartphones surely will. So here are some apps to help you make the best of the season.

Whether you’re trying to find your tent in a sea of identical blue and green at a festival (as I did at Glastonbury) or trying to figure out the best time to run to the loo during a Barbenheimer marathon, these apps might

Why a Separate Law for Honor Killings Is the Need of the Hour

In India, even amid a nationwide lockdown, the practice of honor killing reared its ugly head in the southern state of Tamil Nadu last week. With the Covid19 pandemic rendering jobs scarce, M. Sudhakar, 24, was forced to return to his village of Morappan Thangal, where he was murdered by his wife’s father and another relative. The couple, who had eloped and married six months ago, had been forcibly separated, unlawfully, by a local panchayat for marrying outside their castes.

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