“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”Albert Einstein quotes
What do we plan to leave behind for the generations to come? An exhausted and pillaged planet? Loads of plastic waste? A world divided on petty and frivolous excuses? Or do we want them to feel grateful for their inheritance? Maybe a better quality of life? A proud heritage? A rich cultural legacy? Individual decisions are based on individual circumstances but as a generation of people what are we leaving behind? I’ve often wondered about this and the answers are always different.
Organising the work is half the job done. It might look like a cumbersome exercise, a waste of time. But believe me, it’s quite the contrary. Look at your day itself.
Parents must realise that education happens even outside the classrooms. The child learns so much about the world beyond his family and discovers parts of his or her personality which have otherwise been ignored. Therefore parents should, and must, encourage the children to explore new activities during the summer vacations instead of doing the same cliched things. I have listed out a few activities to happily engage children for the summertime.
Welcome to the Tuesday Toots!
It’s that time of the year, especially in India, when there’s no escaping the non-stop festivals and festivities. It slowly starts building up from August and reaches the crescendo with Diwali. The air is electrifying with energy and enthusiasm and positivity.
The festivals are a time to come together – families, friends, neighbours. In short, everyone is in a celebratory mood (and no, it’s not because of India’s enviable performance on the cricket…
The book review of The Doctor of Aleppo was not an easy task. It is one of those books which lingers for long after it’s over. It’s haunting, in a poetic way, while it spins the story of loss, destruction, hopelessness and unrequited love.
“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard