Author Archives: Zephyr

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.

Turn off that chatter, will you?

Not for nothing did our elders say that the mind is like a monkey that can’t stay still.

Of Beauty, Barbie and Granny Hair

Being confident about oneself means not finding the need to make proclamations about loving one’s body or such! Where is the need to justify anything? The confidence should be speaking for itself.

Give – out of compassion and love!

Annadanam is distinct from poor feeding, as it is about feeding the hungry, regardless of whether it is a human or other living beings, even an ant!

.. and it was not Valentine’s Day

An L&M post for Valentine’s Day, especially since neither of us give it even a thought? Gasp! My regular readers are sure to do a double take when they see the title and read the post, for this one is a little ‘hatke’. The man himself was mighty pleased and smiled smugly. After all, he has […]

Information Overload could be creating clueless mini-adults

Information overload can adversely affect children in more ways than one, mainly robbing them of their innocence.

Fighting for the truth – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Remembering Subhash Chandra Bose, the original Bengal Tiger and the architect of the INA (Indian National Army), on his Birth Anniversary today — January 23.

The power memories hold over us

If we take away the emotions and feelings associated with memories they would mean nothing to us.