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”

What’s the Good (Pass)Word?

Those of us who were fortunate to have had a blissful and less complicated childhood without cable T.V., would surely recollect the Doordarshan days. Aired on Doordarshan was India’s first English-language game show, a word-guessing game called What’s The Good Word? It was about guessing the key word with a list of related clues. The showContinue reading “What’s the Good (Pass)Word?”

Fairy Tale Week

This week has been ‘Fairy Tale Week’ for me. Please do not draw conclusions just yet. I say this not because something magical or unbelievable happened. I call it ‘Fairy Tale Week’ because both my daughters kept me busy with Fairy Tales. As you can see from my posts (other than the ones on filmContinue reading “Fairy Tale Week”

Online Schooling- Limitations and Challenges

Let me warn you at the very outset that you may feel that the issues that I discuss here are of the first world; a majority of the children in India – especially rural India – do not even have access to a computer and internet. There is no escaping the fact that there isContinue reading “Online Schooling- Limitations and Challenges”

Songs of ‘Teachers’

Today is Teachers’ day. This Teachers’ day is rather special and different. The academic year has been disrupted and there has not been a single day of regular school. It has been schooling in the virtual world. Both the students and the teachers have had to adapt to and accept the new normal. Ordinarily Teachers’Continue reading “Songs of ‘Teachers’”

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”

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