I am a snob who argues with reality.

I need a taste of my own medicine. The old saying that the advice we give others is often the advice we need ourselves is true. All this great wisdom that I spout in my blog is evident proof of that. So, today I decided to make that the purpose of this blog. The advice …

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Mind Your Own Business – rest will take care of itself

‘If everybody minded their own business, the world would be a better place to live.’ I am paraphrasing a quote from Ramana Maharishi. I came across this quote a few years ago, and like all things with unfinished business, it stayed with me. When you hear this quote – Mind Your Own Business, what comes …

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What is a Vacation? Really

I recently went to India for a four-week-long vacation. Some people might argue it is too long to take time off and not the norm. People’s reaction to my holiday was more of a surprise – Oh! Wow, is that even possible. When we lived in London, it wasn’t that big of a deal because …

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Simple Things In Life Are The Most Profound.

I watched a Netflix Movie – Minnal Murali, recently. It has got excellent reviews and is a regional Indian film like non-Bollywood. This film is from Kerela – a state known for churning out good quality lifelike movies. However, this movie is a SuperHero film, one of the firsts for Indian movies. The movie has a …

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Fake News – Each one of us creates and believes it.

So, Fake News has been in the news for the last few years. What is fake news? The Wikipedia definition of fake news is – Fake news is false or misleading information presented as news. It often aims to damage the reputation of a person or entity or make money through advertising revenue. In essence, it is showing …

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Nostalgia – It’s not the same anymore.

The last blog of the year is about nostalgia. It stems from my growing old blog, my trip to India and honestly, it is a culmination of the underlying theme in the COVID years.  The India I grew up in is no longer there. And I cannot alter the reality as it is how much …

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The Inevitable Truth Of Growing Old

So, I recently came back from spending a month in India. It was my annual trip back home – spend some time with my parents, visit relatives, live in a place where people look like me, speak like me, advertisements are in a language I know, listen to the radio in my native language and …

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The One Secret That We Will Never Be Able To Tell

So, I just finished watching the movie – ‘The Judge’ on Netflix. At a high level, it’s a very simple story about a son who returns to a small town from where he ran away but comes back to defend his father, who is the judge. But what stood out to me was the human …

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Do we own the territory? Think again!

My dad was telling me about his violin teacher’s car. Rats managed to get under the hood and chewed off the wires. And this happened so many times that he ended up selling his car. In a tropical country like India, this is a common phenomenon. Our next-door neighbours also have the same problem. My …

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Are humans losing the evolution race to technology?

I am re-reading Dune books by Frank Herbert. They are a must for any fantasy fan worth her salt. Like a true work of art – every time you read them, you see a different angle. In the book, there is a group of people called Fremen who thrive in the desert. They have stillsuits …

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