Happy B’day Blue Bird!

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Far from the froth of Bollywood bandwagon, a frenetic film reel on the loose, Seema Rahmani essays roles by living them. In portrayals that ridicule both rhyme and reason of commercial cinema, Seema’s Rose-Marie (Sins) sways with an essence of longing to be rescued whilst her Moira (Good…

Indian recipes : Stuffed Gabe

Peace is a state of mental and emotional calmness, with no worries, fears or stress. In this mental and emotional state the mind becomes quiet and you feel a sense of happiness and freedom. In our current agitated schedules, we yearn for anything that can render serenity. Such peaceful moments are not so rare. You…

How to help dogs this Diwali?

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Festivities, so often, are a dreaded time for our furry friends. Diwali, synonymous with lights and crackers, takes a toll on countless cats and dogs, among other animals like human beings. From the pestilent fumes that get engulfed by the child labor employed in Sivakasi to the plight…

Follow your heart, quit that job and smile on!

We are all adventurous as a child, the best creative versions of ourselves, we will ever be. The society from a very young age begins to tame us – so much so that even tell us what to dream – Pilot/Engineer/Doctor/Manager. Casts already carved out for us, like caskets for a man on deathbed. It is…

The Best Animal themed movies

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How and when I fell for movies is not clear to me. Was it in those grainy black and white scenes from Aparajito? In an age when subtitles were yet to be a seen on television, my grand father would translate the dialogues from Bangla.  Perhaps this love…

I miss my dog

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One of my favorite Peanuts strip shows Charlie Brown and his friend Linus looking up at the night sky and contemplating how little they know of all that there’s left to be known. Charlie Brown: “I miss my dog.” What we don’t know is a quest, sometimes satiated…

As good as it gets: WeChat conversation with Einstein, Shakespeare, Sir Jadeja…

Einstein: Voila! I found the code…E=mc^2  Me: Wow! That’s great Sir! I always wished to understand Theory of Relativity from you… Sherlock Holmes: Wow, another puzzle to play with! Sir Ravindra Jadeja, what could this be…? Sir Ravindra Jadeja: Hmm…Well, I think… Shakespeare: Pardon me, Sir but thou can think…ha ha ha:) Sir Ravindra Jadeja:…

Indian beverages : Sparkling ginger mint cooler

While I’m hardly one to moan about acerbic weather, there is a marked acclivity in temperature. It’s almost impossible to live without air conditioning in this hot-weathered city, so when temperatures spike, the interior of my apartment, and many of my peers’, quickly becomes oppressively hot. Now, rather than let my inner Oscar the Grouch…

Bunny tail – The Monkey and the rabbit

Once upon a time in the jungle by the Himalayas, there lived a rabbit. Like all rabbits, he too, loved carrots. Every time he would spot the green growth, he would unearth it for carrots, flip it sideways and munch to his heart’s content. On the other end of the forest lived a wise monkey….