Speaking Polite (Non)sense

Posted on 16/10/2021 on Trivia – The Spice of Life Starting a conversation, especially with someone you are not familiar with, can be quite daunting. In fact, the silence is sometimes deafening. Many of us are introverts and feel uncomfortable while speaking to strangers. There are some stock questions – which according to me, fallContinue reading “Speaking Polite (Non)sense”

The Bespectacled Trio

Posted on 02/10/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life I was rather nonplussed to see my optician sending me a ‘good morning‘ message on WhatsApp the other day. You would not expect the optician to send you such messages. When I scrolled up, I saw details of the last online payment made to him,Continue reading “The Bespectacled Trio”

The Telia Rumal – A Handloom Lover’s Delight

Posted on 04/09/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life The other day, I was vegetating before the idiot box and flipping channels – a half an hour luxury I am wont to after dinner. It was then that I caught a few scenes of the critically acclaimed Shyam Benegal movie – Ankur (1974). However,Continue reading “The Telia Rumal – A Handloom Lover’s Delight”

Texting, Writing or Typing ??

Posted on 21/08/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life Image courtesy: https://in.pinterest.com/ and https://news.kuwaittimes.net/ Those like me who grew up before the advent of the IT (information technology) revolution would cringe at the kind of acronyms teenagers use nowadays. I recently got a first hand experience of what generation gap is and also feltContinue reading Texting, Writing or Typing ??

The Alarm(ing) Bell 🔔

Posted on 07/08/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life Ever since the mobile phone – especially the smart phone – proclaimed its presence, there are so many objects that have become obsolete in our lives. The list is in fact endless. Be it the torch, the calculator, the camera, the camcorder, the appointment diary,Continue reading “The Alarm(ing) Bell 🔔”

The Tip of the Tongue Syndrome👅and the Earworm👂🎶

Posted by Trivia – The Spice of Life on 24/07/2021 Image Courtesy : https://www.thestar.com/ and https://www.scottsdaleazestateplanning.com There are always two sides of a coin. Today’s post too is about two syndromes which are diametrically opposite. In the case of the first, you are desperate to recall and in the second, you are trying your bestContinue reading “The Tip of the Tongue Syndrome👅and the Earworm👂🎶”

The Signal Entrepreneurs

Posted by Trivia – The Spice of Life on 11/07/2021 Those of us who live in relatively bigger cities know how waiting at traffic signals is an inseparable part of venturing out. There are very few days when all the signals you pass by are green and you can zoom past. When you stop atContinue reading “The Signal Entrepreneurs”

Home Favourites

Posted on 26/06/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life https://decoholic.org/this-is-what-your-home-decor-should-be-about/ Home is where the heart is, they say! And even in your home, there is scope for setting your heart at some specific places and in some defined objects. Don’t most of us have our own corner or chair which we feel, we haveContinue reading “Home Favourites”

Murphy versus Coelho

Posted on 13/06/2021 by Trivia – the Spice of Life Have you ever wondered how there is space for diametrically opposite views on life? I guess that is because each day is different. One day could be Murphy’s and the very next Coelho’s. Let me just juxtapose the two schools of thought below for betterContinue reading “Murphy versus Coelho”

Trivia – The spice of life turns one

I started my blog – Trivia – The Spice of Life – during the lockdown last year (2020). The fact that I have been posting weekly pieces regularly since last May, gives me immense pleasure. Despite having a full-time job, I look forward to Friday evenings (TGIF) and the ensuing weekends to work on aContinue reading Trivia – The spice of life turns one”

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