Friday, May 29, 2020
Interview with the novelist Chandran
I have read a lot of heart-wrenching stories and inspiring stories. Acknowledging the realities, I thought I'll share the positive stories to reinstate on humanity and hope.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Informative podcast on books and reading. I know Sudheendra from Hyderbad Book Club. He is voracious readers with diverse interests.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
"I remember the forgiveness of all the
punishment. Ironically, punishments are given to teach. Forgiveness taught me
more than what punishment failed to teach me."
"I had scorned to co-operate with the system but, it seemed to make sense to want to cooperate with people."
"It was far more effective than a caning would have been."
"Some teachers apparently think it better to give wrong information than ti admit that you don’t know."
"I remember plenty more about what teachers
did, but! & just do not remember them teaching me anything."
"I did learn a little science, which was strange because it was hardly taught at Eton when I was there."
"My failures and difficulties with learning perhaps had more influence on my later ideas than my success did."
Sunday, May 24, 2020
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Friday, May 22, 2020
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Beautifully sung by my friend, Teju. This made my day. Check it out.
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Friday, May 15, 2020
He also laughed. He is with me. I thought and I left home wondering how the liquid is made of pink, how does that work you press and thing come out. Interesting.
I camae home. we played, jumped, got over,. Mid all the over my hands, Come and eat, said Mom. 'Okay' I went to clean my hands. I realised, we haven't got any pink liquid, nor the soap to rub, I washed my hands with waters.
'Get the soap' from shop shouted mom.
Soap costs 10 rs now. 'Give me money.' I screamed.
' Clean with the ash. It's the best soap.' My mom shouted back. 'Okayy.' I said knowing that we can't afford a soap a month. It has to come for 45 days. I wonder how costly the pink liquid would be.
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