Art & Literature

My Musical Journey

Bhartahari, that eminent poet of the yore, once famously described any person who has no interest in music as a cow without a tail and horns. Unfortunately my grandfather thought otherwise. He felt that anyone listening to Pop Music was

Life is never black and white. It has shades of grey.
Art & Literature

The Rainbow of my Life

Shelley wrote , ““Our sweetest songs are those that tell of our saddest thoughts.” What is so special of sadness? Wonder why do we buy grief. We sing of our tragedy, write reams of requiems and spend packets of tissues

Miscellaneous

From Sextant to a Sex Guru!

I remember not so long ago, I had attended a workshop on ‘ The Importance of Communication’ in London. Speaker after speaker espoused the need of a good vocabulary. Alas, all these speakers were from the developed countries who didnt

The Travails of a Vegetarian in a Non-Vegetarian World
Miscellaneous

Once Bitten Twice Shy!!!

Although I have now blissfully settled in Manipal, I still retain my contacts with Miami which was my home for the last decade. Its always a joy to receive Indian visitors to Miami. The biggest attraction is the sweets they