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 Perfect Present

It is often said in the context of presents that one’s presence matters more than presents. This is particularly true in the case of close family and friends. But the COVID-19 pandemic has turned this entire notion on its head. With online schooling from home alongside work from home, it is actually a case ofContinue reading “The Perfect Present

Changing Coordinates – Shifting Woes

Ever heard of compounded woes? Well, shifting your residence in a pandemic is exactly that! This whole week has been devoted to relocating, albeit in the same city. But in a metro, shifting within the same location is as harrowing as moving to a new place. Though the distance between my old and the newContinue reading “Changing Coordinates – Shifting Woes”

Songs of the ‘Earthen Lamp’

Diwali is round the corner. Yet another festival that the Corona virus shall devour. The festivities will have to be low key this time round with all norms of social distancing in place. For me, the best part of Diwali has always been lighting earthen lamps (दीया in Hindi) with ghee or oil and cottonContinue reading “Songs of the ‘Earthen Lamp’”

True Colours

Colours have always fascinated me, more so if they are true colours. You would perhaps be puzzled as to what I mean by that. Please do read on to fathom what I am hinting at. We come across colours in various aspects of our daily life. One of them is hair dye. To dye orContinue reading “True Colours”

Sense(less!) Technology

Its technology that has come to our rescue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Technology is helping us in tiding over the various limitations imposed by the pandemic. With the aid of technology, we have managed to keep our education system somewhat on track. Online shopping is in vogue in a big way. Perhaps, that is whyContinue reading “Sense(less!) Technology”

The Anchored feeling

Today’s world is characterized by increased mobility with the great technological leaps that mankind is taking. The mobile has almost become akin to a body organ. We have all sorts of gadgets and contraptions that we cling on to even as we amble or exercise, sit or rest – be it the fitness tracker watchContinue reading “The Anchored feeling”

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