Category Archives: DAILY

USEFUL CANADIANS

-“Why don’t you go faster?” chirped the Golden Boy, exasperated by our slow crawl on the snowy roads. Ever the obliging mom, despite my better judgement, I press slightly on the gas pedal, nudging the speedometer up from 25 to

USEFUL CANADIANS

-“Why don’t you go faster?” chirped the Golden Boy, exasperated by our slow crawl on the snowy roads. Ever the obliging mom, despite my better judgement, I press slightly on the gas pedal, nudging the speedometer up from 25 to

THE PARADOX

By any measure, I have led a privileged life to date, not marred by the extremities of human suffering. And yet, Gentle Reader, I have not led a sheltered life. I was listing the other day, and I realised that

THE PARADOX

By any measure, I have led a privileged life to date, not marred by the extremities of human suffering. And yet, Gentle Reader, I have not led a sheltered life. I was listing the other day, and I realised that

OH HENRY

-Henry, it’s time to go bed. -No! I don’t wanna go to bed! -Come on sweetie, it’s late already. I’ll tuck you in. -I said I don’t wanna go to bed! Why do you always make me do things I

OH HENRY

-Henry, it’s time to go bed. -No! I don’t wanna go to bed! -Come on sweetie, it’s late already. I’ll tuck you in. -I said I don’t wanna go to bed! Why do you always make me do things I

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

It was around 3. We were driving home after a visit to Winners- boots were needed urgently. The Princess had chosen beautiful dark brown laced up boots, slim in the front, sturdy at the back. By complete coincidence, they were

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

It was around 3. We were driving home after a visit to Winners- boots were needed urgently. The Princess had chosen beautiful dark brown laced up boots, slim in the front, sturdy at the back. By complete coincidence, they were

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S MOST DISTURBING, CREEPIEST, non-PC NOVEL

Technically, it is a long short story, or perhaps a short novel. There are no murders, poisonings or madness in this story (actually, yes, maybe some madness, as you will see, just a little bit, or maybe just romance). There

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S MOST DISTURBING, CREEPIEST, non-PC NOVEL

Technically, it is a long short story, or perhaps a short novel. There are no murders, poisonings or madness in this story (actually, yes, maybe some madness, as you will see, just a little bit, or maybe just romance). There

STELLA! STELLA!

The Princess had had an amazing summer. Iran, Italy. Sometimes with mother’s family, aunts and uncles, sometimes with father’s, more aunts and cousins. Beautiful food: juicy rich kebabs from traditional kebab houses in Tehran, lovingly prepared authentic khureshes and polos

STELLA! STELLA!

The Princess had had an amazing summer. Iran, Italy. Sometimes with mother’s family, aunts and uncles, sometimes with father’s, more aunts and cousins. Beautiful food: juicy rich kebabs from traditional kebab houses in Tehran, lovingly prepared authentic khureshes and polos

THINGS ARE NOT OFF TO A GOOD START

As I have remarked before, Gentle reader, September is my true new year, like many others immersed in academia. I make resolutions, I decide to lose weight, exercise more, study more, weed out the unnecessary in my life more. And

THINGS ARE NOT OFF TO A GOOD START

As I have remarked before, Gentle reader, September is my true new year, like many others immersed in academia. I make resolutions, I decide to lose weight, exercise more, study more, weed out the unnecessary in my life more. And