Category Archives: life style

Don’t chicken out!

Bo Bo, the latest addition to our family had what you could call a “narrow escape”. She was brought to our home to be made into ‘biryani’ (which is a spicy dish of rice and meat) but stayed on alive. … Continue reading

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Do you hate the person you love?

“I hate you, I love you, I wish I was indifferent. I wish feelings had numbers, And emotions were transparent. I wish when we said we loved, It was forever and simple, I wish when we hated, We did cos … Continue reading

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Risking your reputation

“But the phenomenon of reputation is a delicate thing. A person rises on a word and falls on a syllable.” –Don Delillo A young highly qualified physiotherapist is being accused of sexually harassing a client. The case has been highlighted … Continue reading

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Artistic Dissonance

Create, they said. Enhance, make more.   Make sure it is there, but let no one infer. Be sure no one understands, no one cares.   Let nothing resonate with anything else. Let there be dissonance but subdued.   Let … Continue reading

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Calm waters are attractive

Sharing another piece of slam poetry by Julia Engelmann, which I could so relate to 🙂 Julia Engelmann -Calm waters are attractive Stille Wasser sind attraktiv I’m a Nerd. But no stylish Hipster, more of a thinker, a total Chimera. … Continue reading

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Being open to feedback

“And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord“. 2 Samuel 12: 1 “He who disdains instruction despises his own soul, but he who heeds rebuke gets understanding”. Proverbs 15:32 Sonia was told by her patient that her … Continue reading

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Is being good worthwhile?

“For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.” Ps. 73:3   Is it worth while being kind, helpful, truthful, patient and self-controlled?   “This is what the wicked are like— always free of care, they go … Continue reading

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A time for everything under the sun

Oh the smile, the first smile, our first smile. How it felt then: to breathe in the fragrance of the lime tree, To listen to the silence of the park- To look up at each other suddenly and marvel until … Continue reading

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The abandoned pups

One fine day 2 houses away, we hear a chorus of yelping and find 9 tiny adorable pups. None of the neighbours knew where they had come from or when. The pups only knew was that they were hungry, very … Continue reading

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Did you become what you thought you would be?

He said, “You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of … Continue reading

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