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Sathya Saran

  • Mapping history

    It tells us what has gone before, what mistakes people made, and what we can learn from those mistakes.

    Sunday, 23 May 2010 - 12:17am
  • Out of line

    Early morning flights do not see travellers in a great mood, and we were not examples of good cheer or bonhomie as we stood there, a motley line of half sleepy men and women waiting to board.

    Sunday, 16 May 2010 - 12:36am
  • The child in us

    The child spirit lies dormant, smothered under practicalities and mundanities, but there are times when it will not be smothered, and irrepressibly will step out and make its presence felt.

    Sunday, 9 May 2010 - 12:01am
  • It’s a wrap!

    You keep buying this she would say, not for the first time; don't you see they are cheating you, the box is not even full.

    Sunday, 2 May 2010 - 1:20am
  • Under a cloud of violence and anger

    Violence against women and children is actually on the rise, as both try to find their individual identities.

    Sunday, 25 April 2010 - 2:59am
  • Here today, gone tomorrow

    The little water body up the slope from my house, after which Tank Road is named, is to me a symbol of what is wrong with us as a people.

    Sunday, 18 April 2010 - 12:26am
  • Understanding one's plug needs

    While travelling, my most important travel accessory these days is my plug adaptor. The phone has of course become an extension of oneself these days, and keeping it charged is very important.

    Saturday, 27 March 2010 - 11:15pm
  • Driving across Ireland

    It seemed a very workable idea indeed, to drive across Ireland and discover its many attractions, its people, its natural beauty.

    Sunday, 21 March 2010 - 2:05am
  • Local train during good old days

    Running a suburban rail system is an act of precision management of time and resources, and the many branches of Indian Railways seem to have managed to get it right.

    Sunday, 14 March 2010 - 2:01am
  • Gold to dust

    And go back to being a nation proud of our capacity for introspection, proud of our ecological diversity, proud of our heritage.

    Saturday, 27 February 2010 - 11:51pm

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