Hope springs eternal

It has been (yet) another difficult week of trying to avoid “breaking news” from around the world.  Investigative reporting appears to be a thing of the past.  Instead, we have “fake” or manufactured news that is amplified and regurgitated through social media channels.  Political correctness, or lack of it provides additional fodder to “journalists” who …

Thankfully yours

India, invaded by various races – Mongols, Afghans, Turks, Iranians and the British – to name a few, was always able to absorb and enrich not just itself but also the occupying forces over the centuries through an assimilation of each others cultures, cuisines, languages and customs. For instance, the profound influence of Persian poet …