Anilaadum Mundril - loosely translated as A Foyer Where Squirrels Play - is a wonderful trip down the memory lane. Especially, if you grew up in the state of Tamil Nadu. This is a wonderful book on relationships written by the late Tamil lyricist, Na. Muthukumar. I have always liked Na. Muthukumar for his poetic … Continue reading A Foyer Where Squirrels Play
I have an announcement to make. This lock down has been very cruel to the kids. Unable to meet or play with friends in person, my daughter quickly got bored with the lock down routine. In order to keep her engaged, we tried throwing different activities. So after all the trials and errors, we figured … Continue reading DoReado
I completed reading my second book of the year only today. Today is India’s Independence day and it was a coincidence that I finished reading this book by Darius Foroux today. No, this is not about any of the nations’ independence in anyway. It is all about personal freedom. What it means to be free? … Continue reading What it takes to be free?
Sometimes you perform an action and then totally forget about it. Then, few years down the line you find something that reminds you of that action. It either makes you smile, laugh out loud, cringe or be embarrassed. This action could be anything. Something that you said to somebody who reminds you at the most … Continue reading Just a throwback rant
The whole world is adjusting to the new normal. I hope you are keeping well. After three months of work from home, I have already adjusted to this lifestyle. It would be an effort now to go back to the workplace when things will open up. I wanted to drop by and say a hello. … Continue reading 15 things I didn’t do during lockdown
My society WhatsApp group has been very active recently. There was an unusual sense of unity during the first month of the lock down. I am not complaining. I think that when there are more than four people in a group, you tend to get into some form of argument or discussion on any topic. … Continue reading Small World
In order to keep my daughter busy during the lock down, we encourage her to join a lot of online classes tailored for her grade. Usually, everyone has their own platform/app to broadcast the lessons. Last week, her teacher forwarded a link for a course on Vedic Mathematics which is supposed to help her in … Continue reading The return of the facebook
The only book that I completed reading this year so far is Essentialism - The disciplined pursuit of less by Greg McKeown. I stumbled upon this book when I was watching a YouTube video on productivity. And I was interested as this was similar to the concept of minimalism that I have been exploring. I … Continue reading Book: Essentialism
Apinder (aka) Danny is running a series titled What Did I Learn This Week every Friday. Please visit his site to enjoy his thoughts and posts. I decided I will do a similar one this week. No enlightenment promised though. May be, some entertainment. As you know, I have been trying my hands at conjuring … Continue reading What did I learn this week?
I have been sharing some of the cooking attempts that I have been making. And there are few more in the pipeline. I will toot the horn when appropriate. Today, I thought I will share some of the drawings that my daughter has been attempting during this lockdown. Drawing and colouring is something that she … Continue reading Lockdown art