Author: drkjshenoy

COUNTING ONES BLESSINGS 1

COUNTING ONES BLESSINGS

The caption of this piece implies that one should be grateful for what one has. To this one can add those negative things that could have befallen on one, but didn’t.

COSMIC GUINEA-PIGS, ARE WE? 2

COSMIC GUINEA-PIGS, ARE WE?

If you are a science purist, ignore this. If you are game for letting your imagination run wild and for thinking the unthinkable, be my guest and read on.

A LA MINGLISH 2

A LA MINGLISH

’Can also can, la. Or can not also can, la.’

DESERT SANS OASIS 2

DESERT SANS OASIS

The quantum of love and affection one gets at home during childhood has a direct bearing on the kind of person one grows up to become.

LOOKING BACK THROUGH HAZE 2

LOOKING BACK THROUGH HAZE

How much can one remember from one’s childhood between the age of 1 and 5? It varies from person to person. Again it depends on the intensity of the event.

ANOREXIA NERVOSA 0

ANOREXIA NERVOSA

‘Slim is beautiful’ is something that many people, especially adolescent girls, believe in. But this, when taken to extreme, can result in an abnormal condition called ‘Anorexia Nervosa.’

JUMPING FOR JOY 2

JUMPING FOR JOY

“You can try.” said my friend Abdul to me. I was hesitant. For, I had only come to watch other boys practice Triple Jump (Hop Step and Jump). And I felt that it was not my cup of tea.

IN THE MOONLIT DARKNESS 1

IN THE MOONLIT DARKNESS

In the year of the Ikeya-seki comet (1965) I, as a member of our school cricket team, was put up along with my friends at a dormitory for an over-night stay. After dinner we retired for the night and I drifted into a slumber watching the cosmic visitor in the night through the dormitory window.