An Open Letter to Mr. Akshay Kumar from my friend Sweety Potti

Dear Akshay Kumar Sir, I saw your video Sir in which you were saying women should learn self-defense. Yes Sir! I agree with you cent percent! Totally in agreement with you Sir! We keep our house doors locked, put our money in the bank and jewellery in the locker to safeguard it from thieves, in […]

Of Indian Gods and Goddesses

I WROTE THIS LAST YEAR BUT IT’S THE SAME STORY EVERY YEAR. The festival of Navratri just went by and this year too I couldn’t help but wonder at the irony that accompanies the idol of the Goddess. I watched the joyous celebrations, fervent worshiping, shopping and the crowds thronging at the Durga Puja pandals […]

By far the worst 5 minutes of my life! (Read esp.if you have pets)

A dog may be a good learner but a cat is a better teacher. And I learnt my lessons today.

The most obvious one is to not leave pets alone with strings and other potentially threatening ‘toys’. But more importantly don’t ignore life and put if off until tomorrow. Just leave the past behind and move on and take each day as it comes. Be calm, happy and positive. Be grateful every day. Cats get nine lives but we humans don’t.


I met him on my recent trip to Shimla and it immediately struck me that he looked different from the dogs I see in the plains – he was bigger in size and had longer hair. So I went up to him while he was basking in the sunlit spot right in the middle of […]

This July-August were awesome!

So how have the last two months been? Eventful to say the least. And hence, I’ve not posted a new entry on my blog here. July saw an old college friend making a trip to Mumbai from Delhi to spend some time with me. I appreciated her gesture so. There’s something about old friends, like […]

Time To Give It Back To The Bigoted Troll

This guy, lets call him Amit Mishraa or Aamit Mishra or Amit Bhardwaj or Ammu because these are all his names and I don’t know which one is real. So he, in all eleven of his comments on my post completely missed the point and deviated into a dark territory with a clear and present agenda, which is in alignment with the right-wing political parties in India.