The Flip Side To Classical Conditioning…

I run from my kid. It's the truth. After the first hugs and kisses of the morning are done I run and hide; especially during his summer break. He's like a bloodhound. He can always track me down. No matter where I am. SIGH. No loo is secure enough. No pressure cooker whistle is loud … Continue reading The Flip Side To Classical Conditioning…

Why Life’s Like The Wizard Of Oz

When I woke up with a weight on my chest this morning and realized it was my kid’s heel on my sternum, it led to yet another epiphany. Life’s like The Wizard Of Oz (hold the Wonderful). Dealing with kids often morphs us (read me all the way through) into the Wicked Witch of the … Continue reading Why Life’s Like The Wizard Of Oz

Movie Review: Veere Di Wedding

I almost didn't watch this movie. Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor aren't quite the draw for me personally. Add to it, the reviews had been less than stellar and I didn't want to watch a badly made chick-flick when I could use those 2 hours to sleep or read instead...color me pleasantly surprised! Now this movie … Continue reading Movie Review: Veere Di Wedding

Movie Review: Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety

First question? Why did I watch it and 2) Why am I bothering to review it either? Answers: 1) My kid's school still hasn't opened so am just gasping for things that distract me and we're both (mother and son) tripping on Bom Diggy Diggy  song from the movie so why not? 2) I just … Continue reading Movie Review: Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety

Roadtripping: Part Deux

When I was a child, summer holidays were partly spent at my grandmothers' homes and part of the time was spent in exploring touristy and slightly off-beat destinations in and around wherever my father was posted at the time. Travelling 6-7 hours in 40 degrees plus temperatures (Celsius mind you) without air conditioning in the … Continue reading Roadtripping: Part Deux

The Unbearable Unsightlyness Of Playing

Let it be noted that if I had to do anything amounting to slightly strenuous physical activity vs being bodily harmed, bodily harm would rule the roost. The most apt description of my gait, run and overall physical movement is quite akin to the drunken hallucination from Dumbo. I kid you not. Red has despaired … Continue reading The Unbearable Unsightlyness Of Playing

Movie Review: Jurassic World-The Fallen Kingdom

Somethings are best left the way they are. Jurassic Park should have ended when they left Isla Whatsit with John Hammond. Julianne Moore was a very discordant note in the second sequel. William H.Macy and Tea Leoni were more believable but the real heroes of the movie were the dinosaurs each time around. But they … Continue reading Movie Review: Jurassic World-The Fallen Kingdom