Slice of life: Where’s our imagination? When we were in school, my father had a job that involved a lot of travel. He used to drive in his car everywhere, as that was the most efficient way to reach the small towns, where he had work.
Sliceoflife: Home is what you are With both my children having secured admission in courses of their choice abroad, they are ready to fly the coop. They and I have been accommodation hunting.
Slice of life: End of unhappiness A54-year-old plastic surgeon, Dr Ashok Raj Koul, who is known for advanced surgeries like such as reconstruction of breast and Brachia Plexus injuries, committed suicide on Thursday by jumping off the
Slice of life: Sense of entitlement Take any close relationship you know, not necessarily a romantic one, where two people genuinely love each other and their love for the other person is beyond question and cannot ever be doubted.
Slice of life: Be my guest A short video film, that I watched recently, a campaign for British Airways showed an elderly Indian grandmother, travelling on the airline, being waited upon by a British Air-hostess, who helps her w
Slice of life: Old, but not done yet Mrs Shah who is 72 lives alone, having lost her husband 10 years ago. Her two sons live abroad, one in Canada and the other in New York. Mrs Shah does not want to move in with either of them.
Slice of life: Alone, not lonely Last evening, I was at a friend’s place, visiting her at her new home, for the first time.
Slice of life: The perfect fit does exist Kozhikode or Calicut is a sleepy, crowded, coastal town in Kerala. Historically, it’s claim to fame was Vasco da Gama landing here in 1498, when he set out on his explorations.
Slice of life: Life after death Death puts many things in perspective. All of us know it lingers just around the corner, yet we live in denial of it, not thinking about it, not considering it, as it is not a palatable topic.
Slice of life: Life is a journey On a recent travel of mine, to Nagpur, I had about six hours to kill, before boarding the flight back to Bangalore. So I hired a car from the hotel I was staying at and went sightseeing.