It was a race against time. Time doesn’t stop for anyone, so they say. And for me it was so true. It was the matter of preserving my sanity or giving in after having struggled for so long. But I did it! It was unthinkable to give up, mean I never give up so easily, so why now. Just before the time-out could be announced, I did it! Read more
It’s been three months since I joined as a teacher, and believe me when I tell you that these were the fastest three months of my life! They moved at a pace which I had ever experienced before. They just zipped past and now I’m busy preparing the year end reports, with an ache in my heart. Read more
This time on Feb 14, Valentine’s day, there was a different tune being played. No mushy music, no poetic verses for the lovers, no romantic serenades. All this change came not because of some right wing extremists who wanted to protect our culture (though yes it did happen because of some other extremists). This year in India the emotions for the day had a patriotic fervour. Read more
“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes…you’re doing something.”
Time turned it’s wheels really fast and here we are in the next year. Welcome 2019! I wish everyone, near and dear, real and virtual, a wonderful and adventurous year ahead. I wish them good health, peace and lots of time with loved ones – this is so important in these times of hectic schedules and deadlines.
Sometimes I wonder when I compare the times we grew up in with the present days – did we live in more dangerous times, where we had more freedom or is it better now with parents hovering around us the whole time? I mean did we really live in dangerous times or our kids being more protected and cloistered by un-neccessary caution?
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”Albert Einstein quotes
September is waiting at the threshold to give way to October to come in and start off. I mean the whole September just zipped by and I had no idea what happened to the days. Dates, ok. But days – it was so difficult to be sure what day it was, or is. The reason was because we were in the middle of a major project – shifting from our rented apartment to our own house. It was a big deal. Read more
The Maratha bandh called for by certain aggrieved sections of the society on 09 Aug was supposed to be a peaceful one. That was the assurance given by the groups leading the agitation. Then the expected happened. There was large-scale violence in places like Pune and Waluj. I know it’s not surprising or unexpected. It happens every time. But Read more