Sunday, 27 September 2020
Of Living and Dying and Continuing to Live in Others' Memory
Recently, a college mate shared the news of the demise of one of the lab assistants of the college where we studied. In passing, he mentione...
Saturday, 5 September 2020
On Being a Teacher in the Pandemic
I enter my ‘Classroom’, but I’m not going to stay there for too long. I’m only there to “Share something with my class” – the “Joining info”...
Saturday, 29 August 2020
Learning from Nandi
A few days ago, I went to Malleshwaram to buy yellow Srichurnam for my father-in-law. In case you don't know what it is - Srichurnam i...
Sunday, 12 July 2020
A Sunday's Learning from Mrs. P
"Madam, Madam!" a voice floated in through the window. Something about it told me this was one of those salespersons who go hom...
Wednesday, 3 June 2020
How to Go From Monkey to Monk: Keep Your Eyes Closed?
Covid-19 lockdown is a mixed bag for us teachers. We’ve had to adapt quickly to teaching online, and are slowly learning the art of balanci...
Sunday, 26 April 2020
Of Their Needs and Our Wants and Akshaya Tritiya
In school, we had a lesson on the short story by the world-famous Russian author, Leo Tolstoy. The story was called “How Much Land Does a M...
Wednesday, 8 April 2020
Overcome the Hanuman complex!
We all know that in the Ramayana, it was the mighty Hanuman who jumped across the ocean, reached Lanka, and located Sita who had been capt...
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