Monthly Archives: August 2005
The capacity to forget is strange. Souls on exile carelessly forget that they are in fact, on exile. And when they go back to their towns, cities and homes – you struggle to remember the vague oddities that made it … Continue reading
Ta-Da! Blog Day 2005. (Drumroll please!!) My bloglines list is cluttered and messy. I read a lot. And I realize I read mostly desi blogs, or blogs that talk about my limited interests. But scratching the blog surfaces, I have … Continue reading
I am the tree on which your initials from childhood shine into the night, And endlessly tease young lovers. I am your Malgudi, and the bittersweetness of this cartography that comes with playing truant with raw mangoes.
Via Haitham who tagged me, here comes Blog Day 2005! . What started as Nir Ofir’s idea, should ideally turn into a day of discovery for us. The idea in Nir’s words In one long moment on August 31st, bloggers … Continue reading
One character that I felt was deeply misunderstood and much maligned in the Ramayana was Surpanakha. Surpanakha is the turning point in the Aranya Kanda (The Book of the Forest). The sister of a powerful King, she isn’t what you … Continue reading
While this has been articulated time and again, it is heartening to note that even a politician (indeed the Prime Minister!) recognizes that having excellent education at the graduation and postgraduation levels is a bit pointless if children are dropping … Continue reading