Birth of a New Life

During Work from Home (WFH) time, approximately a year and a half, I made friends with cats, dogs and peacocks on the campus (see here) where I lived and worked. Back in the office in the University I never thought I would see winged friends at such close quarters again. Or that I would make friends and empathise with them.


Finding heroism in the stories of working class

What a pleasant surprise and Christmas gift I received when a friend sent me this clip from Ahmedabad Post, Gujarati e-paper, dated December 26, 2020, which featured this Blogger's blog 'Unni-Verse'. A journalist had done a freewheeling interview with me more than a month ago. The online paper Ahmedabad Post was highlighting Professional women engaged … Continue reading Finding heroism in the stories of working class

‘My Experiments With Truth’-In the Kitchen

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....

Bald Wit

Being a Feminist I am inspired to raise my “woman’s” voice on the topic of baldness among women. The men should not imagine this field belongs to them alone. My daughter recently sent me a friend’s humorous musing on his baldness on his blog He wrote that he was inspired to write by the musing … Continue reading Bald Wit

Elippathayam: The urban rat-trap

We were sleeping peacefully in our home in the prestigious IIT Delhi campus after an exhausting day of travel and partying! I woke up suddenly feeling that someone was lightly running over me! I sat up and felt around, but there was no one or anything! My partner slept peacefully! I fell asleep again and … Continue reading Elippathayam: The urban rat-trap