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Abigail was blue with white stripes and I adored her

By Keith Pereña

There is something spiritual about naming things. It’s a sign that objects are not just possessions. They carry with them a significance, they become a part of the family. I’ve named a couple of things: Lorraine and Catherine are my two guitars. In a way, it also extends to things I don’t have yet, things I hope to own one day. It’s akin to a man’s pursuit of the woman of his dreams. That’s where Abigail comes in. Continue reading Abigail was blue with white stripes and I adored her

What colour is your passport? I dream of gold!

By Suresh Pattali

In college we all learnt colour doesn’t exist, except in your mind. So ask me what’s on my mind. The colour orange. Forgive me if I sound smug. Last night, when social media was still red hot with the news of India’s ‘passport reform,’ I had a serendipitous dream. Forget the Big Ticket and Millennium Millionaire. The colour orange made me truly affluent. It wasn’t a raffle. I earned the riches. Curious? Then accompany me as I revisit my wild dream. Continue reading What colour is your passport? I dream of gold!

Break your resolution, break your reserve, and jump into life

By Harveena Herr

A little tired of the annual features around new year resolutions, we are. Yoda-speak notwithstanding, I watched with nervousness, the reams of stories, material, content churned out advising everybody and their neighbour the how-tos of approaching the new year. Life is difficult enough without adding a laundry load of expectations that need to be scrubbed clean as soon as you slide into the next dimension. Continue reading Break your resolution, break your reserve, and jump into life