World Cup 2011- The whacky side of the viewer to the fore!!

WORLD CUP 2011-CRAZY VIEWERS SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011 There are games and again there is THE World Cup. The euphoria started with the Indo-Pak Semis and for many that match was as good as the World Cup in our kitty; it culminated with the victory over the Lankans on the 2nd of April 2011, a…

END OF AN ERA

SATURDAY, MAY 1, 2010 END OF AN ERA Last month my aunt passed away. Well, it was like the end of an era. All we kids, my siblings, my extended family of cousins a plenty, named her “naal wale aunty” meaning aunty who lived next door. In the 60’s when going abroad was unheard of…

PUNDIT PLAUDITS

FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010 PUNDIT PLAUDITS Pundits in south India are really busy on Fridays!! They do pujas in most commercial establishments and have to move fast from one place to another.As a kid I saw the pujari ambling lazily into the neighbors house and settling down comfortably to partake a sumptuous meal washed down with…

Inner Turmoil …

 INNER TURMOIL My mind is in a turmoil. All that I have tried to achieve all these years seems to have come to nought. I gave my whole life to my family.First my parents and siblings, then husband, kids and extended family. Am not being a martyr or highlighting my sacrifices.I did that with all…