Life completes a full circle . I’ve now reached a stage where I attend more weddings than dinner parties. This time round it’s not my contemporaries who are getting married but their children . It’s fun seeing these once-upon-a-time toddlers walk down the aisle as it were and go round and round the holy fire.… Read More Where is the bride ? #MondayMusings
Responding to #MeToo Ever since the Harry Weinstein scandal broke news, I’ve been thinking about this creep. Obviously many people have been thinking about it because it sparked off #MeToo a social media campaign inviting people who have experienced sexual harassment/abuse at the work place to be vocal about it. Over the past few days,… Read More The shocking revelations of #MeToo
English: brightly-coloured sprinkles. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Five days ago a young woman was gang-raped in a Delhi bus. This was not only a sad event but also a deplorable event. It has changed the life of several people – the girl, her family, the boy who was with her and his family, their friends, the… Read More Crime & Punishment – Would harsher laws prevent rape?
After a long time I’m actually staying at home this morning. Of course I am not doing anything much which often leaves people conjuring images of me swinging from a fan like an Orang Utan or lounging on a deck chair like Cleopatra being fed grapes by my willing slave. Alas! No such luck. I… Read More Murderous nanny
I first read George Orwell‘s futuristic novel “Nineteen Eighty Four” when I was all of fourteen. At that age, 1984 seemed as far away as his idea that Big Brother was watching. I honestly thought that the world would end in 1999 ( when I was 14) and couldn’t bring myself to say 2000 or even… Read More When Truth becomes stranger than Fiction