There are two distinctly different ways of looking at the personality of a ‘fan’. We are all fans of some cricket star or film actor or political leader or author at any given point of our life. T....

A hot, sunny day and a small group of girls are running and sweating it out in the playground. Dressed in tracksuits, hair neatly tied they are all wearing earphones to drown the continuous teasing an....

"We bring you the circus — that Pied Piper whose magic tunes lead children of all ages into a tinselled and spun-candied world of reckless beauty and mounting laughter; whirling thrills; of rhythm, ....

Anyone who saw Donald Trump asking for a Hitler-like salute to accompany a vote pledge from his supporters, or watched an angry follower elbow-punch a protester in the face, should realise that if he ....

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The Guardian Deities of Tamil Nadu- lesser know deities of Hinduism

Wow. You have done good background work to collect these details. Good write up in the area which is usually over looked by non tamils who visit tamilnadu.

Dealing with the Empty Nest Syndrome

Very beautifully written! We all go through similar emotions when our kids move out . The degree of missing them varies depending on the bond between the parents and the children. It is surely wise to cherish the new found free time by keeping oneself occupied with ones long lost hobbies and more quality time between the parents. Maybe give more time to ones aging parents who too must be missing us ! Meditation and Yoga does the magic trick too !

Sujata Bajaj – an artist metamorphosing from the global to the glocal

Very well painted Portrait of a very Significant International Artist! Congratulations!!

Dreams of the Middle class Mother

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