Lumberjacks…these bearded men

Fed up of yet another bearded guy around me! Where are those shiny pearly cheeks and handsome looking men?It seems that the whole world around me is covered in hair. The groom at the wedding last Sunday, the shopkeeper at the grocery store, my hairdressing guy, the once cute cousin brother, and now… him! You […]

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Viva Magenta!

Colour of the year! It’s this all new viva Magenta …bold, bright, beautiful and visibly fearless. One must ‘Magenta up’ to stand out. Viva Magenta is a must have colour in your wardrobe this year – say the fashion gurus. Its bold and brave like 2023… Reading this out loud from the newspaper, I looked […]

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New Year

What can be said in New Year rhymes,That’s not been said a thousand times?The new years come, the old years go,We know we dream, we dream we know.We rise up laughing with the light,We lie down weeping with the night.We hug the world until it stings,We curse it then and sigh for wings.We live, we […]

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Ta-da! Goblin it is…

Why do these Oxford guys announce the word of the year so late?We subalterns are always left in the lurch. Why can’t they do it like the Chinese ? Declare “the year of …” right in January, n you have 11 more months left to be a pig, mice or rabit! Anyway, since I just […]

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A Piece of Cake

Wonderful construct! The creamy, spongy, sweet and velvety heaven in every spoonful/bite, full of luscious delight! I am of course talking about the gooey ones with the right oomph 😁 The beautiful stuff needs to be worshipped! What a small little geometric pack of sensual pleasure! Beautiful to look at and every bite a treat […]

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Villains in India

😜Here I am talking only silver screen… Why villains today? Well, our festival of Epic proportions, Dusshera/ Vijayadashami/ Durga Puja just got over. Several villains were slain then in the prehistoric times. And this mega festival celebrates all of them and some more… So, I am back with my musings on what is currently raising […]

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He is right…

“What does not kill me makes me stronger” -Friedrich Nietzsche (German: Was mich nicht umbringt, macht mich stärker) is part of aphorism number 8 from the “Maxims and Arrows” section of Friedrich Nietzsche’s Twilight of the Idols (1888). This maxim sums up my zeal for moving on…in a big way! Afterall, what makes us? What […]

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