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Awkward Conversations

Even as we come to terms with the virus, social distancing, and get used to the new normal, the challenges seem to keep coming. As each one of us is different and unique, we respond; differently, it is essential to have awkward conversations this season.  One of the significant awkward conversations I had was with […]

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The Big Reveal

As we are pulled in the waves of the sea called COVID-19, we seem to be moving away from the shore. The stress of social distancing, the economic crisis, the uncertain future affects our thoughts and actions today. As a planner, it’s challenging to plan with the uncertainties faced at this time… With all the […]

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The New Normal

‘New Normal’ was a term I got introduced when my younger son was diagnosed with Leukaemia some years back… Life was never going to be the same for us… Now everyone is talking about the new normal… The Covid-19 has changed the way the world is going to look in the future.  A few years […]

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Peace in Panic

Panic buying was something we have been hearing about. So how much do I stock? This is a question I keep asking myself. We were one of those panic buyers during the coronavirus epidemic. We just missed getting essentials like toilet tissues in the stores we went to. I returned home as my husband had […]

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Caught in an epidemic…

When an epidemic strikes, it attacks both the rich and the poor alike. Living in HongKong during the Corona Virus outbreak has opened my mind to the realities in life I took for granted. Experiences I had heard of are now a reality for me living here. Now Hong Kong is closely connected to China […]

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Where is Home?

On a ride back home, our teenage son’s casual remark ‘I don’t think I am an Indian’ caught our attention. My son’s reasons, he did not know Hindi: Understandable coming from Tamil Nadu where it’s not the everday language and efforts to make him learn as a second language failed as circumstance killed his interest. […]

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