Freedom for her means only one thing – not being told what and how and when to do whatever she did.  The acts she is reprimanded for, are not worth a thought to the saner people in the world. Like where and how should the dish-washing brush be placed, how much water should be used … More Freedom


A compass to help me navigate through labyrinthine corridors of the mundane ….. un-peeling layers of incisive thought Maybe, I’ll never get lost again after that…. never be blamed for not having a sense of direction for not remembering routes I pass through every day for the mind will be less busy more focussed on … More Lost


A crowd gathers to see who has the courage to put their innermost self on display. The crowd is curious to know how they can support, oppose or shred it to pieces. The crowd engineers multiple stories from a single, thread bare fact, and sells it to stakeholders. Both the viewers and viewed are within … More Crowd

Lite? No…

“Youtube shorts are the latest in the market, after Tiktok.” “How do I earn revenue, if there are no ads?” “You increase visibility first. The long videos can come later.” A month later…. “Dammit! That’s not what I intended to say.” “I guess something is lost in editing. I’ll relook.” Jack sounded sheepish. “Look here, … More Lite? No…

Contingency plan

Company headquarters in Germany devised a contingency plan in 2020. What if the workforce in India fails to deliver during the pandemic? It is a country of 1.2 billion with less healthcare facilities. Today, news arrives that we need to plan to deliver more. A major part of the German workforce is indisposed. “Hey! What … More Contingency plan


You let me down, when I’d trusted you for life. I can see the pain in your insanity. You could not handle rejection. But you overlooked the fact that I have a right to live my life my way. A relationship does not mean surrender of individual rights. There was nothing to stop you from … More Loggerheads

In the thick of it

Friends and relatives with no specific goals in life popped up. They were great human beings, and had stood by us through thick and thin, but lacked that vital ingredient for a sane existence – a purpose to live.  Things got complicated, as they expected me to join in the so-called ‘fun’.  Why are you … More In the thick of it

Santa’s Badges

Dear Santa, Look back and think what did you bring last year, and what was the intent. You may well have the vaccine in your bag this year, but don’t wear it as a badge of honour. There has been enough destruction before your annual arrival. On the other hand, if there is a method … More Santa’s Badges