If Popular Science can, so can I. If you have something interesting to tell me, do email me at email@example.com. Because I really do love a good discussion and chat. I don't always enjoy trolls, even if some are cute. Also, comments on blog posts are not really needed, because it's just my personal opinion … Continue reading No comments
The house has many doors. Almost as if there were an infinite supply of wood and not enough bricks. The ground floor can be accessed from four different rooms — one in the front, two on the side and one at the back. A narrow flight of stairs branches into two, providing two different accesses … Continue reading The home that need built and love shaped
Only illustrative purposes. This pookara amma is from my colony. Every evening at 3.30 dozens and dozens of young girls walked out of the convent school gate in T.Nagar, turned right, walked 5 minutes down the road to the bus stop* at the edge of the busy Pondy Bazaar. A handful of bus routes stopped … Continue reading Super heroes in sarees
Every year my privileges get starker, and my gratitude deeper. This decade began on an indifferent note. My personal life had more downs than I could manage. I was questioning my relevance in a job I loved and the publishing group I helped build. Then I decided to take a risky jump away from my … Continue reading The decade…
I haven't published a single blog post all year... and yet, this has been such an eventful year. That's not to say I haven't written. I wrote reams for work, for studies and in my little books, putting pen on paper. The ageing and ill-health of parents notwithstanding, the year has been a series of … Continue reading The best year ever. Again.
He is white, balding, with a beer belly, and prone to patting his neck. She is tiny, in impossibly tall heels and proportionately short skirt. Pints of beer and football on the big screen. The waitress circles them, refilling and clearing. The bartender watches over her. The other white men – some balding, some not, … Continue reading An odd coupling: Another tale from Ethiopia