Author Archives: Zephyr

The boy who loved wheels

It is not often that a childhood passion turns into a career option. For the younger one, it has been wheels and roads and Scout My Trip is a logical progression #aageseright!

Something is cooking – and it is Rasam!

We all have our own special comfort foods. Among South Indians rasam holds a high rank!

Prof. Yash Pal – From asking questions to answering them

Late Prof. Yash Pal loved children and their incessant questions. His book Random Curiosity is the result of that love.

A recipe and a sweet debut

Cybernag can cook too!

Falling off the map – with Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer’s ‘Falling off the Map’ is less a travel book and more a sociological study of the times in the Lonely Places he has talked about.

On this Guru Purnima….

A teacher might be a Guru, but a Guru is not just a teacher….A Guru Purnima tribute to our great Gurus.

Mind over body?

While the mind can make the body do its bidding, there are times when the body needs to be heard and heeded.

Holiday Homework Blues

When did summer holidays cease to be joy for kids and turn into a pain for both the children and the parents?

Give a person a good name…

There is no motivation for the bad dogs to reform, for no matter what they do, they will be demonized and vilified and might even end up turning into criminals.

Where have all the games gone?

It is a pity that many of the games that were played a couple of generations ago have become virtually ‘extinct’ today.

Give some space!

For any relationship to thrive, the most important thing needed is space – not necessarily physical.

Can a relationship ever be 50:50?

Go that extra mile for a better relationship.

Spare me the jargon please!

Don’t ever shy away from using as much jargon as you can, for the more befuddled your words and sentences are, the more intelligent you will deemed to be.