31st July 2020 | Dear Anand

31st July 2020 Dear Anand, Today I went to get a haircut. My new hip hairdresser who I have just started trusting with my whole head and whose now started to fully charge me for that trust, twirled around to show me her latest hairstyle. Giddy with excitement, she flashed an edgy undercut. In line with salon protocol I told her just how greaaat she … Continue reading 31st July 2020 | Dear Anand

26th July 2020 | Dear Anand

July 26th, 2020 Dear Anand, You once asked me being the atheist you are, if anyone’s really seen God living inside worship houses? I’m neither a Muslim nor a Christian but I might have bowed in more mosques and churches than Hindu mandirs. Whether it was the Basilica and Convent of Nuestra Señora de la Merced in Lima or Stephansdom in Vienna or the La … Continue reading 26th July 2020 | Dear Anand

24th July 2020 | Dear Anand

24th July, 2020 Dear Anand, Did you know the kavi who wrote the lines “..zindagi aur kuch bhi nahi teri meri kahaani hai”, his name is Santosh Anand? (I know right). He wrote this around 1971-72 and it so widely resonated with people of every age then. Even today it still does. Perhaps because it’s hope explained in the simplest, kindest of words. It’s irked … Continue reading 24th July 2020 | Dear Anand