A free write *after ages* #MondayMusings

It has been so long I believe I have forgotten what a free write feels. Or in fact what write feels. But I do know some of the basics. It never starts as a free write. It never runs as a free write. It has many false starts. It always first presents itself as a fancy...

Law, women and policies #MondayMusings

When Aruna Shaunbag died, with her went one of India’s most aggressive and successful movements of Euthanasia in India. One that saw passive euthanasia become a legal option for doctors and relatives. But still saw active euthanasia being denied. If you do not...

Can a family be dysfunctional? #MondayMusings

Dysfunctional family. For the records, I hate this term. Family is family. Period. When I was growing up I was exposed to picture perfect family stories. Through movies, books and even real life narratives that flew directly or indirectly. But my family per se was far...

Dear Dad, #MondayMusings

Dear Dad, The guilt of surviving parent is always paramount. It is almost akin to blasphemy for someone to even mention that one may or has turned out to be the better parent in the equation. So no matter how much you do or not do, you are discounted. You are less...

To be or To be YOU #MondayMusings

The term stereotype derives from the Greek words στερεός (stereos), “firm, solid” and τύπος (typos), “impression”. It comes from the printing trade to describe a printing plate that duplicated any typography. Outside of printing, the first...