As India celebrates teacher’s day on 5th September, the person I would like to thankfully acknowledge is my son’s teacher, Mr M. It is not because my teachers did not create a long lasting impression on me- I did have very lovely teachers…Continue reading More power to the teacher in you Mr M!
RIP Sridevi, one of the most talented and beautiful superstars of Indian cinema. In the context of her sad demise, one of the many thoughts that surfaced and crowded all our social media newsfeeds was around how the desire to…Continue reading Sridevi’s life and some thoughts on body shaming
This Christmas season, the humble frangipani cutting in my backyard teaches me this message. The story goes so – one of our neighbours kindly gave us a frangipani plant cutting during spring as she pruned the plant in preparation for…Continue reading “Bloom where you are planted”
Vaikom Vijayalakshmi – when she blinded us with her magical music! My Easter day began with the most sensible of Easter sermons I have ever heard – where the bishop wished us all PEACE! I am in no position to…Continue reading Blinded by the magic of music!
The winter flu visits me, feeling blah (that about sums it up), called in sick, went to see the doctor hoping to get some medicinal remedies. His wife presents me with some beautiful Proteus shoots (my fav Aussie native plants)…Continue reading Proteus Shoots
I was picking up Aaron, my elder son, from his kindergarten couple of years back. On my way, I saw him saying hi to the cleaner at school. The conservative mother in me questioned him as to how he knows…Continue reading Cleaning the insides and outsides
We celebrated the life of Phillip Hughes a few days ago. Now that is done, cricket moves on. Life goes on. The fall of two greatly talented icons- Michael Schumacher and Phillip Hughes broken to the world within a short…Continue reading Redefining Success
Come October, it’s not just the cherries that bloom in pink in Australia. Being the breast cancer awareness month, pink is the flavour and colour of the season. Spreading the beauty of the colour and the message around was the…Continue reading Pink Portraits
They went to have a cup of coffee; the trip changed their life forever. Christmas, Lindt Cafe and Martin Place – all looked very bright and happening until today mid-morning; before these people went in and were held hostages in…Continue reading A cup of coffee – and what it costed them
Days come and go; some are special and some are not. And umpteen words have been written and spoken in this world about whether the ‘named’ days are required or not. But here’s one day whose concept I truly support-…Continue reading “R U OK day”