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Kaleidoscope of flowers

During this pandemic, we are all trying our best to stay indoors to keep ourselves healthy. Some have become creative and found themselves embracing their dreams, which remained unfulfilled all...

A small step to self-sufficiency

This COVID-19 lockdown has seen so many firsts. It has seen the birth of many gardeners, chefs, bakers, painters, singers, dancers, comedians, and even, hairdressers.

So old-fashioned!

The noise of every shifted gear was awesome. On a zigzagging upslope, playing catch-up to keep the car from rolling back with the perfect mix of clutch and accelerator wasn’t easy.

The crime of tardiness

Have you ever waited for a friend or an acquaintance so long that you fell asleep?

Words from a commoner

Tagore songs take me back to my childhood. They remind me of the nights when my mother would stay awake well past midnight to watch over me while I studied for my board exams.

Chronicles of the Andalusian Blackbird

There are very few periods in medieval history where people of different faiths rubbed shoulders with one another, exchanged their writings,

August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020

Kaleidoscope of flowers

During this pandemic, we are all trying our best to stay indoors to keep ourselves healthy. Some have become creative and found themselves embracing their dreams, which remained unfulfilled all...

July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020

A small step to self-sufficiency

This COVID-19 lockdown has seen so many firsts. It has seen the birth of many gardeners, chefs, bakers, painters, singers, dancers, comedians, and even, hairdressers.

June 30, 2020
June 30, 2020

So old-fashioned!

The noise of every shifted gear was awesome. On a zigzagging upslope, playing catch-up to keep the car from rolling back with the perfect mix of clutch and accelerator wasn’t easy.

June 23, 2020
June 23, 2020

Monsoon and memories

The English rain feels obligatory, like paperwork. It dampens already damp days and slicks the stones already smoothened by the ravages of a thousand seasons.

June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020

A Father’s Day tribute to Don Corleone

“A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.”

April 7, 2020
April 7, 2020

Rise of the Covidiots

Corona! A word striking fear into everyone’s hearts. People are indeed petrified and panic-stricken by the Covid-19’s lethality. Some people more than others. It is these people who belong to the...

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020

Reasons to love the holiday season

In the West, ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year’, because the holiday season is just around the corner.

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020

You are what you make

I believe this is when it rises to the level of a delicacy. Others might define a delicacy to be something rare, not common, or off limits because of price, or controversy. Truffles for the price,...

January 7, 2020
January 7, 2020

A decade’s worth of friends

My dearest Suku, I don’t have words to explain how much I miss you. I still have monthly solo crying sessions over not being able to see you. Thank you for showing me your home through your eyes.

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

Kidulting: Growing up to grow down

Take a good look at your expenses of any month. Chances are you have bought something that is more appropriate for your pre-teen niece or nephew, or your own child rather than yourself. But there...