We The North

Our individual and collective history is made up of moments.  But, there are some moments that are historic.  These are snapshots in time whose parameters can best be framed by “Where were you, when ….?”  Around 11.50 pm on June 13, 2019 was one such moment. Once considered underdogs, the Toronto Raptors dethroned the Golden …

Dead right.

Arundhati Roy used the character of an inquisitive little girl in her Man Booker Prize winner 1997 novel The God of Small Things to pose a question that resurfaced again two decades later in her novel The Ministry of Untold Happiness, wherein the central character inquires “Where do old birds go to die?  Why don’t …

Walking the walk …

Spring is not just in the air, there is a spring in our steps as well.  It’s (finally!) starting to warm up and the mere sight of the sun-filled blue sky is enough to lift the spirit.  “Tramp” poet Davies had pointed out “What is this life if, full of care, we have no time …