Getting the folks in our family to laugh is easy. Most times, a lame joke about three-men-in-a-boat type of joke is enough, and there we are, rolling on the floor. But the occasion demanded something sterner, that is the reason three generations of women were seen tickling each other on the street after a hearty meal … Continue reading “#Direnkahkaha”
It was a wonderful week-end morning and the family was lounging about the house as usual. The husband tried to stir us into action, but his attempts were feeble. He was too happy to be sitting and playing chess on his laptop or looking at some of the excellent things that people have to say … Continue reading “The Siri Philosophy”
The day was yesterday. I was all set to publish a piece of Fiction that my daughter had written up for her school homework. I found the narrative style amusing and wanted to boast a bit about it on the blog. Of course, before doing anything and after doing something, one must waste one’s time … Continue reading “Where is Mrs Lis?”
Anthropologists are forever finding evidence on some tablet or inside some godforsaken cave, telling us all about life in the era. I mean when we see caves full of paintings showing tigers being strung with a sleek bow and arrow, we know that the cavemen weren’t launching supersonic jets, followed by rockets to the moon … Continue reading “What Will Future Anthropologists Do?”
I found this amusing piece of news today: http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2008/8/27/wb-files-suit-over-hari-puttar-film-title-in-india A Bollywood movie titled “Hari Puttar” is scheduled for release. Puttar, as in ‘Son’ in Punjabi, and Hari – the usual Hari. Guess what Warner Bros is suing about? It sounds like Harry Potter!
My husband and I talk minimally these days. No, we are not having a row. We are on perfectly good terms. I finished the 7th Harry Potter book and he hasn’t. Given my abyssmal track record of keeping secrets, we have mutually agreed to not talk (about it) till he finishes. But talk about it … Continue reading “No one but J.K.Rowling…”