I know I’m old when…

I know I am old when… 1) While filling in any application (even a darn credit card), I have to scroll, and scroll, and scroll a couple of pages down, to reach my ‘Year’ of birth!!! I mean, seriously, it wasn’t that long since I was born, was it? 2) I watch the Idols of our teenage years (SRK or Juhi Chawla) on screen, and realise they have considerably aged!!! So if a young and vivacious’Ghoonghat Ki Aad Se’ Juhi is a comical-looking old woman now, that makes me.. er.. Ok, let’s skip! 3) My kid asks me, ‘Mummy, which … Continue reading I know I’m old when…

Reverend Father

The Principal of a boys only school. He was jovial, old and respectable. The boys loved him. The parents respected him immensely. He was after all, ‘Reverend Father’. He was kind to the boys, and insisted on meeting the friends and relatives of the boys. So every fun-fair day, or ‘fancy fete’ day, as it was called in those times, the boys would take their sisters and their friends to show them around the school. Rev. Father would call them into his room. Brightly-lit, spacious room, the shelves respectably lined with thick volumes. The children loved the room. It was, … Continue reading Reverend Father

Musical Monday on a Tuesday

Well, why not? I haven’t posted in ages. I haven’t replied to comments in even longer than that. To shake me out of slumber, comes this lovely song that has been haunting me since yesterday!! And since yesterday was Monday, here’s a Musical Monday post (inspired by what I saw on Ash’s blog here) I hope it haunts you for the rest of the day, folks. It has been sung brilliantly, can you feel it? And please, don’t forget me. I’m just busy doing nothing specific, but I will be back once the schools re-open (Heavens be praised when that … Continue reading Musical Monday on a Tuesday