Novels, Notebook and Pencill
Describe something you learned in high school. “Wherever you go carry these 3 things with you. A novel, a notebook and a pencil.” This was the advise from my Malayalam teacher Mrs Saraswati. For the last 3 decades, I have been following this. It has immensely helped me polish my language and knowledge. This the…
What is one word that describes you? Compassionate, Clever, Characterised, Common sensed, Commoner, Casanova, Camaraderie, Caring and Cash. Home, Happy, Holistic, Herculean, Her’s, Hateable, Hard-hitting, Hours, Happening, Hallelujah, Hip-hop, Holding and Hats. No bullshit, Never illogical, Not taking it for granted.
Antony, Did You Live a Life?
Write a letter to your 100-year-old self. Living too long is a risk too. That is what I have learnt from the field of Insurance. I lived a life less ordinary. Been there done that kind. Have I done enough to live this long. Celebrating 100 years of life is no what I will be…
You Are In The Wrong Profession
How has a failure, or apparent failure, set you up for later success? January of 2004. I walked into the medical shop of a 65 years old gentleman for soliciting an endowment policy. He demanded 50 years premium paying period. When I hesitated, he asked me about my education and background. I politely answered everything.…
World Poetry Day
You are slowly becoming an #AthukkumMele writer. Your chemistry with life, words, taste, thoughts and love are in perfect combination and well synchronised. Enjoying every moment of your creativity. Yesterday was World Poetry Day. I woke up to a tag on Twitter by a generous soul, who added me as one of his favourite poets.…
You have the ability to surprise a lot of people with your creative writing. Keep penning, keep entertaining. I’m a wanna be journalist, I’ve pursued my bachelors in law and want to pursue my masters in journalism. so recently I was a bit worried regarding my future as almost everything has come to a halt…
Te Amo Cadabra
Disturbing her when she is engrossed in her “Inconsistent Musings” world is something that I enjoy immensely. “Chekkaaaaaa……can you just go please?”“Copper, come and bite papa” These are her usual utterances. This time it was different. Probably she was Robert Galbraith, JK Rawlings pseudonym, crafting a new murder mystery. She quietly accepted my invasion and…
PAY CUTS AND ABUSIVE PARENTS: WHAT TEACHERS FACE DURING LOCKDOWN — A.L. Ashkenaz
Teachers, Students, Parents and everything in between. While reading this article about the online class explosion and an implosion of leftist ideology. I remembered an incident which took the whole of India by storm about 4 decades back to sit back and think. The infamous Anti-computer protests of 80’s. This article is originally published by…