Birthdays are great fun. More so today, because you have your birth date announced on social media and then there is a continuous flow of good wishes trickling in the whole day! Each message brings a smile on the face and a feeling of gratitude in the heart. A cake or two and a bouquet, and your day is made. And there is no harm if the gifts from expected quarters knock at your door. In our childhood, birthdays never created such hullabaloo, as these do now. No doubt everyone in the family acknowledged it was your birthday, but we hadn’t heard of cakes and candles. The maximum concession you could enjoy was going to school without uniform i.e. in your choicest frock. Read More…

Posted in Article, Causes at March 15th, 2017. No Comments.

The Birthday Cake

Cake Collage 2

Not easy

To blow out your past

In one breath!

The dead candles

On the birthday cake

A jungle of nude trees

That had once

Sheltered me in their shade.

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Posted in Causes, Poem at April 24th, 2014. No Comments.

Senile Sixties

It was exactly nine years ago on this day, that I wrote an article ‘Funny Fifties’, recounting my experience (read nightmare) of crossing fifty years of age. Today, I am here again, marking a very important mile-stone touching sixty years. They say we must count every new day as a gift of God. And what about years… or decades …! Oh, what a blessing!

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Posted in Article, Just for Laughs at April 22nd, 2013. No Comments.