Legacy for our children

2017-11-11T00:38:14+00:00 Tags: , , , |

Image from here When your mind is not in a turmoil, close your eyes and think about your childhood. Dive as deep as you can and remember the moments of a different era, a warmth of a different kind. Remember the time when the complications and realities of the world meant nothing. It

Don’t flinch

2015-09-04T07:18:44+00:00 Tags: , , , , , |

Don't flinch. Stare at three year old Aylan. Stare at him lying on a beach, his face half buried in the wet sand. Stare at his bright clothes. Stare at his tiny hands, his shoes. Stare at his future that drowned with him. Stare at the million ways he could have been saved. Don't look

A Square Meal

2017-11-11T00:38:15+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

  In 2012, the world's 100 richest people earned a stunning total of $240 billion in profits. That is enough money to end extreme poverty worldwide four times over. In 2007, the total volume of trade by private corporations the world over was over $1,171 trillion; the sum of the earnings of all countries was a

The glasses and the tussle

2017-11-11T00:39:20+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I recently crushed my glasses under my feet because of which it ended up with a broken right nose pad and a twisted frame temple. As I was not having a spare which I am quite sure nobody has, the loss sent me reeling to an Optical shop close by, named Blue Bay. The name

Severn Suzuki and THE One tight slap

2017-11-11T00:39:20+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It was the year 1992 and Severn Suzuki was a 12 year old kid. She raised money with the members of the Environmental Children's organization (ECO) and attended the United Nation's Earth Summit in Rio De Janeiro. She gave a six minutes speech there which received a standing ovation from the delegates of the various