Boys don’t make passes at girls with glasses

Boys don’t make passes at girls with glasses

  I was walking in the garden when I noticed Divya in the distance. She was new to the area and I met her during my regular walks in the neighbourhood park. What started out as a shy smile soon developed into a walking friendship and I looked forward to our daily interaction. I was a little late that day so I frantically waved to her when I spotted her walking at the other end of the circuit. Strangely, she…

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The Centenarian #ThursdayTreeLove

The Centenarian #ThursdayTreeLove

The Old Tree  Rooted in the past and waiting for the future. This magnificent banyan tree has been on the property that my mother-in-law grew up in. Silent sentinel  for more than a hundred years, overlooked three bungalows and saw it evolve into a multi storey building . The  gardener’s wife who lived in a shack beneath its shade,  used to tell my mother in law stories of a snake with a man’s face ( naagpurush )living among its gnarled…

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Stretching to conclusions #InternationalYogaDay

Stretching to conclusions #InternationalYogaDay

    Yoga goes International Ever since I attended Rujuta Divekar’s book launch where she pooh poohed the idea of an International Yoga Day, I’ve found the concept of dedicating a day to Yoga  very funny. As she said, Yoga is or rather should be as integral to our lives as daal chawal . This, incidentally is also giving way to pizza and pasta and it won’t be long before we have an International Daal Chawal Day with hundreds of people…

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