'Fake' news- a term recently made popular by a political figure, who represents our perplexing times! While I remain in denial of Trump as well as his impact on the world, there is no denying the fact that the global industry of fakes continues to bloom. China is at the forefront of this world of... Continue Reading →
Weddings in North India are moments of great celebration. Families and friends from far and wide join the bride and groom over many days of fun filled merriment. Food is an integral part of this experience. For the Mathurs (a North Indian Hindu community), food defines the purpose of a wedding! We live to eat,... Continue Reading →
Our garden is blooming again! After an unusually hot summer our garden has sprung back to life. As the season improves we hope to welcome the migratory birds and wake up every morning to enjoy the weather. It's such a pleasure to savour the simple joys in life!
It was one of those days. My car was at the workshop getting repaired after an unnecessary crash. It was meant to be delivered in the morning but much to my irritation got delivered in the evening. An obliging colleague had to drop me off at the service station since Uber would have just not... Continue Reading →
"We learn from history that we learn nothing from history", remarked George Bernard Shaw. I was struck by this thought as I was glancing through the papers full of ISIS, Trump, Oil Crash, Syria, Brexit and more. I was wondering if there's something that we can learn from our past that can help us navigate through... Continue Reading →
It was a busy Dubai evening. The traffic was unusually heavy and I found myself stuck at a red light. The lines were long. In frustration I looked ahead and it dawned on me that I needed to brace myself for a long wait. The traffic in the city is getting worse by the day... Continue Reading →
All over the world public anger finds expression in arson, rioting for causes that range from the profound to the profane: " I can't get a job but I can burn a bus. Or, I am pissed with my boss so let me scratch the seat of the taxi. Even better, I am bored, let... Continue Reading →