feminism

The issues confronting women were and still are infinitely more serious and life-changing than making choices about the size one wants to be, go pubbing or have sex outside marriage.

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The friendly neighbourhood Family Doctor is a fast vanishing breed in times of specialisation and five-star hospital care.

family

The happiest was the younger brat, for not only had his elder brother got admission to his chosen college, but we were also a ‘full family’ after having been separated for the whole day!

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In the rose patches were tiny tight buds and bits of bright colour trying to burst through them.

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There is beauty in every human being. Can’t we just bring it out by being good, honest, compassionate and pleasant?

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The boy had learnt his lesson in compassion from two mice – one a big field rat in a trap and one a tiny dead mouse.

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Zephyr or Cybernag? It was hard to choose and so they both stayed — one my name and the other, the name of my blog.

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At the cost of sounding morbid, I would say that Death personified by Markus Zusak in The Book Thief completely fascinates me. He is shown as not only having a heart, but also compassion.

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A terrible migraine interspersed with the conversation of my fellow passengers taught me a lot of things and made me think — about the need for compassion and how dangerous the lack of it can be especially among wannabe social ‘reformers.’

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A pencil extender from my childhood set this post off.

smile

A genuine, spontaneous smile can brighten up the day for the paper boy; the woman who collects garbage every morning; the man who serves you at the tea stall in the bus stop…..Even if they are feeling grumpy and they don’t smile back, it would make them feel good. Go on try it. It is FREE!

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I think that when we look at something as the best thing that could have happened even when it is not, we actually try and find something good in it.

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Though I had lived in cities with some beautiful rivers, it wasn’t till I set my eyes on the Ganga that I fell in love with a river for the first time in my life.

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