The Foamy Layers!

About two months into the total national lockdown in India my stock of various things including that of my favorite shaving gel had been dwindling fast, and at some stage I had no option but to apply the razor on my foamless facial surface that needed to be shaved. That Read more…

The Credit Heist!

Rantu and Mantu have been tremendous friends for years, working together in a production house. They meet five days a week in office, chatting merrily, discussing politics or cinema or books or anything from their respective work duties. Santu, the third friend in this rather closed-circuit gang often joins the Read more…

Artist Vs Craftsman Vs Artisan

Do you need an academic education for an art or crafts career? The answer is yes and no. Your specialty choice, natural skills and talents, and tool skills guide your decision for academic or informal learning. Are you an artist, craftsman or artisan? Artist: A human being who designs and Read more…

Was It a Miracle or What?

“Was It a Miracle?” “Are you married?” asked one of my friends. “No, not yet” said I. “I have heard that you have”. “No, I say, no” was my answer. “OK! Are you interested in marriage?” said my friend, “I have a match for you, if you so desire”. “Well, I am ready”. “So we […]

What Is an Abstract Ideas Article?

The formation of abstract ideas While thought and ideas, like language, originate from labour, men likewise develop their thinking and their ideas in the course of the whole of their social activity. Writing of the development of ideas or of human consciousness for the peculiarity of human consciousness is that man is conscious of things […]

Storytelling: An Emotional Connection to Your Audience

Do you remember how engaged and fascinated you were as a child when someone read or told you a bedtime story, or while listening to your teacher narrate a parable in school? Just as sitting around a campfire listening to stories can transport an individual to a different world with imagination, education, emotion or a […]

Get Me to the Airport on Time

I was off to the airport on another trip. I started out early, arrived at the airport on time, but when I arrived the plane had canceled and I had to apply for another plane. The next plane headed for my destination was about two hours away. This would, in fact, make me miss my […]

Thoughts, Plots and Other Dangerous Activities

One day this past week, I got up a little earlier than usual and to keep from waking up the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage I got my coffee and went to the back porch to enjoy a quiet early morning. As I sat on the back porch drinking my coffee and taking in the […]