Moral fabric and us

The current crisis faced by my beloved country is of moral turpitude, if we look outwards, as we usually do; expostulating from our living room sofas at the deterioration outside. No, it’s not the Hathras killing that provokes me to post this.Its also not the Sushant Singh Rajput death conspiracy or the reports of drugs […]

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Devil’s advocate

Lovely phrase, and so obvious in meaning. The first time it was used on me, I nearly strutted around the haloed campus, with a sparkle in my eyes… The professor had taken my side in a discussion by proclaiming “let me be the devil’s advocate”😎 Who devil- me? Who advocate- him? We two won the […]

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P.S Thank you

Yes, I had to say this right now, right away! To all those who read my blogs regularly, and to all those who chance upon the posts and read them. Some of you do a whopping reading session with ticking all the posts at one go! Yes, I do get a feed daily of the […]

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Ask me

I am in that stage of life when all that could be …, has been absorbed, all good implemented and all junk trashed… But what I still have in surplus is advice… Afterall I have been an avid collector of all sorts of “na-see-hut” (Urdu for advice), salaah ( Hindi for advice) and of course, […]

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Yellow!

A bit of yellow here n an extra yellow there, the colour sure makes me happy! I instantly take a liking to those who walk around dressed in yellow! Why not do Cheerful? Whenever the mood is a bit low, a small sprinkling of yellow is all it takes to pep up! A yellow top […]

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The impatient patient!

Covid brought in some strange tidings to my doorstep.Everyday, the breaking news on India Today, Republic TV, Times Now, News X , NDTV, and Mirror Now were not enough edge of the seat thriller; he would go meandering into BBC, Wion, CNN, Al-Jazeera, trying to catch India news through international eyes… One fine lockdown day, […]

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with bated breath!

Covid 19 has made breathing a breath-taking effort. Inhale n exhale, clean fogged up glasses, look around, again inhale, exhale, clean your glasses… this goes on, on the loop… or; you can always look at the world in a mist 😂! Actually, its not all that bad other than -when driving… The world turns too […]

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Mummy’s Radio Ceylon

From those cosy winter mornings of my childhood when I would wake up to a staid voice clearly declaring “ye Srilanka broadcasting corporation ka videsh vibhag hai…” ( This is the foreign section of the Srilanka broadcasting corporation), to the same faint declaration making its way out of the same crackling radio(!) eons of years […]

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