Knowledge on the fingertips and so much of disdain in our hearts… Both directly proportional- meet us, the current dwellers of this nation n World.We take a minute to disagree, half to criticize and a second to hate the other. Hate sells well in these desperate times…Lockdown has been quite an eye opener. While Twitter […]Read More Hating me… hating you…
“Cosy – code” (Kozhikode) reported another Covid 19 case” said the newsreader with a flourish! and take it from me; all of the Malayalam speaking population rolled their eyes heavenwards! They often carry out my zh test to check my proselitysation. The zh , it so happened is a substitute for the r sound which […]Read More The ‘zh’ factor
Lock down blues anyone? My women friends especially? Food is the only “go to” these days for the whole family. Kitchen is the Operational hub and the social mantras like bonding, unwinding, entertainment, cleaning, sleeping all follow later, much much later. Today I can only think food…my creative faculties are packed tight with innovation while […]Read More A la Carte !
…that we all met recently is of the rumbler kind…a long jaw jabbering one, till you are literally crawling. It would have made our wagons, carts and chariots stall and fall if we hadn’t decelerated… What a wonderful way to slow down…🤭 No sooth sayer, no Guru, no psychologist could halt us while we were […]Read More The Speed Breaker…
In Latin, mori means “to die.” You probably recognize this root in words like mortal, mortician, and mortuary. Moribund means “near death,” but it can also mean something that is coming to an end, nearly obsolete, or stagnant…So, moribund friendships, relationships, neighborhoods, society, economy, nations and the Human Spirit.Dying silent deaths, all of the above… Biggest contributor to this state of humanity? […]Read More Moribund world
What is this International Women’s Day thing? You think all this makes a difference to you and me? What has changed in your life since you celebrated it in 2019?And what is women empowerment after all? These questions must be rallying in each of your minds but they start clamouring louder around this time of […]Read More Forget it!
This post goes out especially to a dear little friend who is hurting at this moment, and to all those who hesitate to let go and move on. When we win- we rejoice, but when we lose; we learn. There is no other way to settle that immense numbing sense, unless you take it as […]Read More Let go
A friend asked me if I had anything special lined up for today. Nothing… Who thinks Valentine’s Day in mid life! And neither do the youth of today. This generation is so smart. They do not belong to the Archies and Hallmark cards breed. We were those buffoons, easily swindled by these card sellers into […]Read More On this day…
Came across these interesting words which got the thoughts rolling👇 What about it? 📎Like the girl who so madly wanted to marry her college heartthrob, but he spurned her. She went on to be a senior bureaucrat in the Government, while he, the charmer couldn’t manage himself something as glamourous… she met him 20 years […]Read More Lucky!
There is no other pleasure than escaping into the world created by books. The new glossy paperbacks or the old frumpy hardbound sitting grudgingly on the top shelf of the library: you just need to pick up one that catches your eye and disappear into it. The sight of books in libraries, how do you […]Read More Book-ed forever