It had to happen. It seems like only yesterday that we saw our kid in the blue cradle at the hospital. In what now seems like the blink of an eye, he's off to school now. Kindergarten is a big step in his life and he is going to be away from us, albeit only … Continue reading Our Kid’s First Day at School
When you are a parent, you feel that there are too many tabs open at the same time. After some time, you realize that you have superpowers you never dreamed of.
I know you have always wanted to learn a new language. Come on! Admit it! At least half of the world's population is bilingual (and a third of the population is trilingual). Our cognitive capabilities increase multi-fold during the course of our learning. It is not difficult to learn a new language from scratch. Let … Continue reading 5 Fun And Free Ways To Easily Learn A Language
Have you ever wanted to instantly recall an interesting fact or a life event? Have you ever wished you had a ready-reckoner or a journal for all the things that you wanted to do but couldn't? You are not alone. If only I had a penny for every time I wanted a system to record … Continue reading Can You Keep a Thought Journal?
Don your imagination hat. We are about to do some serious travelling! You are in a strange land with only your friends for company. You find yourself straining your ears to absorb snippets of the conversations happening around you. You then try to make sense out of the rapid fire staccato like bursts of speech. … Continue reading Who’s the Linguist in the Room?
It was heartening to see people turn up in huge numbers for the Rock N India Metallica concert in Bangalore on the 3oth of October. It was a sea of black at Palace Grounds as fellow fans started trickling past the gates from noon itself. After wading through slush and fan fury, I managed to … Continue reading Are we Metal-lurgists or what?