Many people step into our lives. At first, it seems a co-incidence. At other times, it seems irrelevant. And then, boom! It hits you! You know there was a purpose in that meeting, in that visit, in the introduction to a person who impacted the lives of several other people like you. Appa, as we… Continue reading Appa : A Tribute
During my last visit my mother had asked me unexpectedly, “Are you going?” something which she never asked me before. If that was not indication enough what else could have been? I should have known then that she was giving me a hint. But, stupid that I was, I smiled, kissed her on her forehead… Continue reading Mother…….
When the winds of change threaten to invite anarchy within its midst my tri coloured flag flies high in the sky putting to shame all superficial claims to maintain democracy. When the winds of change entice a generation too chilled out to feel the pangs of democratic labour then, my national flag rustles quietly in… Continue reading What We Can Do
Sometimes, it is easy to douse the fire of adventure and curiosity. Sometimes, desire and drive can be carelessly strangulated… …. All by a parent’s highly careful attitude towards the upbringing of their child. As adults and parents, we have seen life. Let’s get that straight. That indeed is a fact. Dipping into the pockets… Continue reading Let The Little Ones Just Be….
life is just an arrow
to be unleashed,
Nobody expected Michael Jackson to die this early. Everyone knew that he was in extreme debt, that he had undergone terrible physical transformation in terms of color, etc. But, he was making a comeback and people, even after these years were expecting the very best from him. They had full faith in his talent and ability to draw crowds.
Time to Change: I never ever thought in my wildest of dreams that my pre- teen son would one day tell me that the time I had lived in my teens was 'ancient period' (he was actually brushing up on his history portions that time!). I was shocked to say the least because I had not… Continue reading Changing Times – Hear the Voice of Your Soul!
Even as my family and I hurl the national flag atop our little house my eyes turn moist. My twelve year old son is amused. "After all, it is just a flag. And we are showing respect to our country by hoisting it, that's it" he thinks. But, it happens to me every time I… Continue reading HAPPY REPUBLIC DAY, DEAR FELLOW INDIANS!
Another year. Another three hundred and sixty five days to plan, to spend, to live. Quite an ordeal it sounds doesn’t it when we put it this way? Anybody would. And have you noticed, how every year-end we tend to feel that the year gone by could have been better. Just reflect a wee bit.