Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. Musings from someone who sees stories everywhere.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Where have the flowers gone?

Valentine's Day came and went with a grand show of 'love.' But why do we need to set aside one single day to make a public display of loving? Could it possibly be because we need to reassure ourselves that people are not mean, greedy, jealous and selfish at heart? Love is too vast to be confined to a single day of pomp and show. It has innumerable contours and patterns. Let’s celebrate every day as Valentine’s Day and spread a little love and human feeling whenever and wherever we can. Read my views here

Thursday, February 11, 2010

beauty beyond botox

What is it with people who obsess over superficials while overlooking all else? What makes a person truly beautiful? A recent cover story in Bangalore Mirror probed the growing craze for artificially enhanced 'beauty.' Kids as young as 12 or 13 are asking for cosmetic surgery and invasive procedures without having a clue as to what it entails. Read my take here