The other day I noticed a beautiful red and yellow flower with long crinkled petals at my friend’s place.
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After the floods in Kerala, plants, especially unwanted ones, are growing with a vengeance due to the standing water, creating new challenges for the beleaguered locals.
01 Oct 2018
It was just another rainy day but there was an ominous foreboding in the atmosphere. The road we had taken five minutes earlier was gushing with water. The nearby paddy fields were a white sheet of
28 Aug 2018
Dogs may be much loved animals and some take the saying ‘love me, love my dog’, literally. For all the love man has for this animal, one wonders why the term ‘dog’ has fallen so low in respectability that no one likes to be associated with it. In Malayalam it is usually the first bad word people use. No harm in
29 May 2018
For some of us, starting the day without reading a newspaper is like drinking a cup of tea that has turned cold or eating food without salt.
18 Apr 2018
The ‘lowly’ jackfruit which till now was allowed to rot on trees and drop off the branches, permeating a putrefying stench all around, has to be treated with greater respect from now on as the prickly
28 Mar 2018
Most people, especially in our friends and relatives circle, are wary of being written about but one can ill afford to not write about certain people who are now a dwindling tribe and who have shown v
16 Mar 2018
When the 123rd Maramon Convention, a world famous spiritual gathering of the Marthoma Church starts on February 11, it will have a new significance.
10 Feb 2018
Fortunately for me, there is no dearth of feathered friends around our house, be it the common crow, who teaches us how to share food with others, or the rare and seemingly coquettish migratory bird w
03 Feb 2018
When I stand on the balcony of our palm-fringed home in Kerala, taking in the cool breeze blowing in over the paddy fields — which, alas, are being encroached upon by double-storeyed houses mushroomin
15 Jan 2018
Certain tastes that belong to our childhood linger in our minds forever even though they may seem too insignificant to remember.
12 Dec 2017