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 […]Read More Devil’s advocate
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 […]Read More P.S Thank you
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, […]Read More Ask me
Which one are you? A typical example( two individuals asked the same question) Person 1“A- Are you coming to the party?B- I was thinking what to wear… and it is raining, the food will be great, but it will get late , who else is coming, I hated their party last time… A- Oh, ok so […]Read More Are You A champion Of Vagueness Or A victim Of Clarity?
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 […]Read More Yellow!
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, […]Read More The impatient patient!
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?