It is the essence of survival that nature sniffs out the weakest and the most vulnerable.
13 Mar 2021
I’m close to being a senior myself and for the first time my diabetic condition was an asset rather than a deficit because I was fortunate enough to be vaccinated.
06 Mar 2021
Another year is nearly coming to an end, and this time we can honestly say that we ‘don’t know where it went’! Things haven’t changed all that much, and a false bonhomie abounds.
28 Dec 2020
They say that karma is canis-femina, and sometimes its fangs make a deep dent in the derriere of entitled people who forget that the position they occupy is ‘fugit tempus’ (temporary).
12 Dec 2020
These last two weeks have been loaded with epiphanies.
28 Nov 2020
Some of you may be wondering why my former greeting has suddenly taken a backseat.
22 Nov 2020
The second lot is constantly scanning their Aarogya Setu apps or better still, consulting their WhatsApp gobble-de-gook, trying desperately to decipher between the riff and the raff.
16 Nov 2020
I would be disappointed if this week too was not a roller-coaster ride of emotions and strange events.
17 Oct 2020
After going through a whole gamut of emotions this year, ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous, I now find myself in an amused state of mind.
10 Oct 2020
At the cost of sounding like a stuck DVD, I have cleared the toxins from my body, dusted the cobwebs and general ‘meh’ from my brain and I’m back in action.
03 Oct 2020
It is nice to see a quiet buzz in Bangalore as restaurateurs and retailers open their doors to welcome customers.
05 Sep 2020
As I was sipping my morning cup of tea standing on my balcony, I suddenly didn’t feel like doing my morning affirmations.
22 Aug 2020
It is that time of the week again when we get to interact and agree to disagree with each other.
17 Aug 2020
Why we suffer ghosts from our past and present, develop fears and complexes and torture our minds and tie it into knots rather than admit we have a mental illness and need help.
08 Aug 2020
The sun is shining with predictable intermediate rains and the green foliage of our city is dancing and preening.
01 Aug 2020
Their only daughter and my best friend, Geramin, valiantly held forth from the US, connecting with old school friends who were doctors, to admit her senior citizen father into hospital.
27 Jul 2020
As I sit down to write this column, for the first time I am feeling low, alienated and vulnerable.
18 Jul 2020
It all started with an innocuous phone call in the morning. Usually if the bells toll in the morning it’s invariably for me.
11 Jul 2020
In a blink of an eye, half the year has been swallowed into an abyss.
04 Jul 2020
I lay awake in bed listening to the soft breathing of my son for the entire night.
27 Jun 2020