Here’s to new beginnings. Reflections on a world observed.
In Gameweek 14 of the English Premier League, the teams and the football association decided to show ‘support’ for the cause of gay rights. Several clubs added rainbow filters to their logos and this expectedly created a lot of debate. One comment caught my attention. Referring to the voices calling for separation of football and […]
The day of Thanksgiving is celebrated in America on the last Thursday of November. With origins dating back nearly 400 years ago, friends and families gather around tables to feast and give thanks. Google gives us a background of the holiday thus: It was 1620 in Plymouth, Massachusetts when Mayflower colonists and the Wampanoag forged […]
In his The Language of Nature, Steve Talbott writes: “The intimate relation between the meaning of our words and the meaning we find in the world may be so obvious as to seem almost trivial, yet its implications are so profound.”(1) Words are the bearers of reality. Yet, the meaning of words is slowly being eroded […]
Untouched by development, this beautiful native Hawaiian 10-mile-wide island has over a hundred miles of shoreline, hidden waterfalls and ancient ruins. It doesn’t have a single traffic light! This unspoiled paradise, however, has been a prison for 100 years to more than 8,000 people. In the 1800s, leprosy became more prevalent. And as there […]
So after a year. I start ‘blogging’ again. On a clean slate.