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Month: October 2016

Deconstructing (the) Diwali Dilemma 

No, my dilemma this festive season does not root from the confusion of whether or not I should light India made Diyas or Chinese bulbs , or whether I should […]

I Believe in Magic✨

“Do you like Country music?” asked Prakirti. My last blog must have led her to believe that I understood the western music scene quite well, so I told her that […]

Love’s illusions I recall

I am not a huge fan of pop music from the 50s and the 60s. The first time I heard this beautiful song was in the movie Love Actually, some […]

Down Memory Lane

Remembrance, Reminiscence, Recollection or simply memory- a thing or feeling that stays even after it is long gone. Sometimes such retrospective moments are so strong and vivid that one has […]

Ethics & the Young

Halfway through E. R. Braithwaite’s modern classic- To Sir, With Love, I feel a sense of pride to be a part of the teaching community. The patience and perseverance of […]

Of Hope & Despair… 

For days now, it has been on my mind. Infact it is the only thing on my mind for the past couple of months. Like other things negative, I thought […]

The Fall

This, right here right now, is the nicest time of the year weather wise. The long grueling summers finally give way to cool breeze and purple skies, a welcome reprieve. […]

Just Desserts… 

Yesterday someone shared an interesting insight about fate, destiny and human behavior with me. She said that our destinies are intertwined with those of the people we meet in our […]

Of God and Other things! 

I have been an atheist since I understood the concept of God and religion. The idea of bowing and scraping in front of man- made idols always looked ridiculous to […]