Finally, all four executed !

  Today is a good day … the four rapists of Nirbhaya have finally been hanged. While I would have preferred public castration followed by stoning to death, hanging them atleast brings closure to Asha Devi and her family. I woke up by 5 and started tracking the TOI app for […]

Instant Beetroot Pickle

Many people don’t know what to do with Beetroot, one of the most nutritious vegetable available to us. My earliest memory of the beetroot is about using it to colour my lips to match with Bhagwan Krishna’s lips on a picture in the puja room at Dehu Road. I have […]

Copper kills Coronavirus ?? Really ?

Do read the article by Mark Wilson –Copper kills coronavirus, why aren’t our surfaces covered in it? Copper kills coronavirus In China, it was called “qi,” the symbol for health. In Egypt it was called “ankh,” the symbol for eternal life. For the Phoenicians, the reference was synonymous with Aphrodite—the […]

Mera Bharat Mahan !

Note – I upset a very dear friend with my choice of words in the first paragraph of this blog. I was very angry when I wrote this, but that’s no excuse. I am rewording the offensive paragraph. Apologies to all my friends and well wishers for the wrong choice […]

Walk in the Mall

Yesterday we went to the Ambience Mall as it started to rain when we went out for lunch to celebrate our “meeting” anniversary. We were going to a mall after ages, because most of our shopping happens online and we really don’t buy anything except essentials. We have enough clothes […]

A bat and a Peacock !

Yesterday when Amma opened the kitchen window, she saw a tiny bat latched onto the outer wire mesh. Obviously the bat couldn’t see very well in daylight and so didn’t move or it was dead. In 2010, as we were about to close up the house and leave for our […]

Roadside Barber

A couple of days back we were walking to the Sanesa store at Sushant Arcade when I saw this roadside barber going about his work. Long before the “salon” came to India, the roadside barber was omni-present for men to get a haircut and a shave. This is a dying […]