No one ever comes back from a walk and says “ I should not done it” . Walking  gives you far more than what you seek .And if you have the time –try to walk with a turtle –the real world literally pauses with you .You can actually slow down time !! I am  a … Continue reading “Walking And Walkers In Dubai .”

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This entry was posted on Sunday, October 25th, 2015 at 4:34 pm and is filed under Uncategorized

By the time Vijay flew  into  Chennai , everything had  more or less  been put into place.He was quitessential Vijay –cool ,collected ,sharp as a needle and enquiring about everyones well being .At one point he remarked  “ The plus point of illness is that it brings the family under one roof .Like a wedding”. … Continue reading “Sweet Heart -Its Beating Inside Him !! Part 2”

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This entry was posted on Sunday, October 11th, 2015 at 6:23 am and is filed under Uncategorized

I was among the few passengers who boarded the Air India flight from Dubai to Chennai on September 15 .Few –because it was not a weekend , it was a Wednesday . Flights tend to get crowded on weekends .At the check in  counter ,I asked for a window seat behind the exit door –it … Continue reading “Sweetheart -Its Beating Inside Him !!”

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This entry was posted on Friday, October 9th, 2015 at 12:36 pm and is filed under Uncategorized

Its been exactly  two years   since I landed in Dubai.The longest that I stayed away from India was in 1986  when I had spent two months in the Phillipines on UN assignment . At that time I had nearly broken down one night because I was feeling homesick –India sick .That was about 30 years … Continue reading “Two Years In Dubai -Some Reminiscences .!!”

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This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 at 6:22 am and is filed under Uncategorized

I heard PM Modi yesterday with rapt attention .And when Marc Zuckenberg asked him about his mother ,the PM was first stunned into silence ,then choked up ,his voice crackled and he cried .Its not the first time that I had seen him like that .In his first speech at the Central Hall of Parliament … Continue reading “Emotions -Should They Be Displayed Publicly ?”

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This entry was posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at 4:47 am and is filed under Uncategorized