Hope lives on, beyond…Read More Triple Whammy
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 […]Read More with bated breath!
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 […]Read More Mummy’s Radio Ceylon
Now come the locusts! The spherical virus with radials protruding out had almost swamped my imagination… Then the pathos of the migrant workers struck deep and hard. I could only read them as figures in the statistics of “the highest ever…” The “crude oil nations’ ego” got a rude shock, when news of oil prices […]Read More Beginning of the end?
Ritesh Agarwal of OYO predicts that in the Post Covid times; people will seek God more, hence he intends to invest in Pilgrim centres around Asia n outwards… This young man sure knows to capitalise on a Virus. What is your vision? One whole lot believes that non vegetarian food should be shunned to get […]Read More Virus vision
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