I have been visiting the Synagogue at Cochin (Kochi now) since childhood. Located on the island of Kochi it has an intriguing old world charm. In all these years in Ahmedabad I was unaware that there was a Synagogue here in the old city, the Megan Abraham Synagogue. Shutterbugs, the Student Photography Club at Ahmedabad University organized a visit and discussion on the Jewish presence in Gujarat where we enjoyed a guided tour and a fascinating conversation on the topic.
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Salutation on Gandhi Jayanti! 'My Experiments with Truth" is the autobiography of the Mahatma. A friend wrote ‘one of the best ways to learn is by experimenting’. Here the laboratory for experimenting is the kitchen!! The kitchen is not my fovourite place and cooking is neither my best skill nor hobby! So read on....
Notebook is about children in an abandoned primary school in Kashmir. The story of kids wanting to study, but caught in this strange sociopolitical situation unfolding before them.
Anitav Ghosh's new novel ‘Gun Island’ is similar and yet different from his earlier novels. He weaves a fascinating tale of displacement of people and animals due to disasters plaguing this world, with an air of mystery hinging on the supernatural.
'Ok, I admit it: Productivity is Overrated'. I read this article by Theresa MacPhail this morning and tweeted: Sure? or Not Sure? Is this advice for the 'to be tenured' or already 'tenured' academic? #EconTwitter #tenure Sure ? Not sure? Is this an advice for the ‘to be tenured’ or already ‘tenured’ academic? OK, I … Continue reading To be or Not to be: Tenured!
I am fascinated by the creative space that the digital era has created for the cartoonists. I have been collecting amusing cartoons on children in both digital and non-digital spaces and I present them here. The children of the new age are very different from even a decade ago. Most children are smart, self-confident and … Continue reading New Age Children in Cartoons