Little joys

Our two granddaughters declared their intention to come and have a "two nights sleepover" at nana and nani’s house this past week.  I took time off from work and my wife ensured that we had their favourite fruits, pastas and cereal etc., stocked up.  As this would be the first time for both of them …

Vengeance .. inteqaam

The world is turning into a scary place, or so it would seem.  One moiety watches the other with misgivings, distrust or worse, hatred.  We are the righteous, but “they” are the ones that cause trouble.  Religious divide, political contrariness, economic “haves” versus the “have-nots”, we are never short on labels to highlight differences and …

Synchronicity

In 1982 when I was working in Bahrain for an international bank, I got the opportunity to travel to Abu Dhabi during the Eid holidays.  A very dear friend, D was the Head of the bank’s operations there and we had been good friends since my training days in Mumbai, when he had proved to …