Category Archives: Humour

Sunday Walkabout

On our habit of random walking about on Sunday, and we find that sometimes we are taken to parts of the city which hold treasures for the traveller. Some such treasures were found on one such Sunday. A short bus … Continue reading

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Getting Around

Lao Tzu said: A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving. With this description, we could be somewhat of good travellers, albeit weekend ones. You would have read in this post about our wanderings around … Continue reading

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History Of English

Here’s a nice video summarizing the history of the English language. This starts from the beginning, and explores how folks from outside England, like the Anglo-Saxons, the Latin-speaking Christians, the Vikings, and the Normans brought a plethora of words which … Continue reading

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Happy Holi

Holi is the wonderful festival of colour, celebrated all over India in different and colourful ways. The festival of Holi has a number of legends attached to it. Here are some. When the demon king Hiranyakashyap wanted to kill his … Continue reading

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Kala Doriya

For all my Punjabi friends from around the world, this should be a throw-back to Grandma, as it is for me. These are ladies who would be contemporaries to elderly folks nearing the century mark, if not more. Some of … Continue reading

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The Genders — Contrarian

These guys were going at each other today. Actually, there was no need to eavesdrop. They were so loud, the deaf could hear them. They had apparently read the post about gender from a few days back. And they were … Continue reading

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The Genders

The other day, these guys were discussing (no marks for guessing) women. The bus was particularly crowded, and i suppose they realized folks were listening to their inane talk, so they lowered their volume, but enough to be still heard … Continue reading

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