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!
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
“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
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…
When the policemen came calling in Lucknow, it was with a little trepidation that I got them into my drawing room, knowing well in advance that their visit was related to the renewal of our passports at a new address. But knowing the Indian police… you never know, tables are meant to turn 😁 The […]Read More On the fast track
We tried touching the moon! It is this ethereal feeling that makes India’s giant leap even more wonderous! We as a nation have the most number of couplets(sher), poems, songs, stories and dreams involving this celestial body, and our attempt at kissing its surface and levelling all our romantic and fantastic visions and notions, has […]Read More Ode to the Moon
Who decides ‘normal’? Our forefathers or us? We instantly jump to evaluate ‘normal‘ and trash the rest! Does that guy shaking his head violently to that something blaring into his ears through the headphones, appear normal? Yes. Nowadays he is. But 30 years ago he was not!”Don’t behave like a possessed person or a mad […]Read More All normal.