Haylo, good people. If you detected a hint of threat in the headline, let me explain that it is not. Just a hint, I mean. It is a full blown warning because I’ve had enough of you not realising that it is high time you chucked some stuff out of your life. Hey, those of you who immediately thought of spouses and/or in-laws, give me a … Read More
‘I would take 100 real enemies over one fake friend anyday. At least the enemies let you know where they stand, and don’t pretend to care’ – Anonymous Firstly, all those who sent me mails after last week’s column addressing me as Maa Sonal, please stand up and do 10 push-ups.
Hadd hai. Mazaak udaate ho? After such a well-meaning but highly unspiritual advice of turning selfish, … Read More
Anger, they say, is one letter short of danger. They may be right. Actually they are right, but they may be broadcasting this, sitting in the Himalayas. Bhai hum toh insaan hain, gussa toh aa jaata hamein, ab kya karein (We’re human, we inevitably het angry, what to do). But actually, what we do with that anger, is what’s the more important point. Considering I live pretty far from even the foothills … Read More
Are you sure you are not mistaking laziness for inability? Some time back, I had written about the fear of public speaking in this column and heard from many of you who could relate to it. A lot of you also ended up writing to me about other fears and phobias in your lives, some of which, by the way, were pretty bizarre and made … Read More
Did you know that just like Facebook, there is a huge worldwide community, bigger than most countries, of annoying people? I’m serious. I’ve seen them in action. In fact sometimes I feel I even belong, but that’s a deeply personal sentiment and out of bounds for this discussion.
Anyway, a common thread of bizarre stupidity binds people of this community, which transcends geographical boundaries, … Read More