So, I just came back to Doha. This is not my first visit, of course, which gave me a new insight into the term “homesickness”. The funny thing about my home sickness, is that it can’t even decide my actual home. I keep missing being away from India, till the time I am in India. I keep missing India when I am away from India. … Continue reading Home , away from Home
When all you wanted was to become a rickshaw But parents force you to be a car. Result : This is called Parental pressure. Stop abusing your kids, let them live their own lives… Continue reading Parental Pressure
I was asked a question recently – “Why was Bombay changed to Mumbai ? ” Well, I certainly have no idea why the name was changed. Perhaps because the terrorists confused Bombay, with Bomb-bay ? One can only wonder… Continue reading Why change the name…
You know in the old days, (wow… I feel very old now) i.e. 10 years back kids used to play outside and used to beg for more mins before coming home. I know I did. Life was simpler back then. You play for two hours everyday except Sundays and vacations, then study for a few hours and sleep soundly till you reach the high school. … Continue reading Kids and the pressure cooker.
It is Qatar national sports day today. The Emir has graciously declared it as a holiday. He wants people to play on a day, which I think is an extremely good gesture, seeing that more and more kids as well as adults seem to be avoiding the open grounds. To honour the Emir’s wishes, we decided to play cricket. Truth be told, we Indians simply … Continue reading Sandy Cricket
I have been living in Doha for a better part of a month now. One thing I noticed is, there are a lot of Indians here. Especially people from Kerala. I have been staying in a hotel for 15 days (the bill was enormous, but there was no other way), when I noticed a few things. First thing I noticed when i entered Doha, was … Continue reading Life…and tips
Why is the world obsessed with Gender Equality? We, the Indians, are past such petty issues. We believe in caste inequality. That is much better and easier. All you have to do, is claim that you are from a reserved caste and you can easily get an admission in a good college or get a high paying government job, irrespective of your ability to perform … Continue reading Gender Equality ….