Nothing Serious - P. Unnikrishnan

Just before the rain
Dec 17

Just before the rain

The rain drops on the windshield woke the sleeping wipers up, and they began to swish back and forth like a fascinating lullaby. Through the half...

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Hare or Tortoise?
Feb 27

Hare or Tortoise?

I am a speedaholic, walk fast, eat fast, write fast, sleep fast and even talk fast, and definitely is in love with fast foods. Experts out there...

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Bubbles of hope for avoiding a double …
Feb 13

Bubbles of hope for avoiding a double …

Double bonanza is a welcome combo of words that excites shoppers, especially during weekends. Similarly, double income, double promotion along with...

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Simply wild!
Feb 06

Simply wild!

Did they fix any silencers in their esophagus? My daughter asked with a smirk. She was hinting at the lion in the circus tent which was not more than...

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What killed Pushkar?
Jan 23

What killed Pushkar?

It would be too hard for any James Bond fanatic to forget how actress Shirley Eaton was murdered in the movie Gold Finger. Albeit her body painted...

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Have a nice trip
Jan 16

Have a nice trip

Whether you take it or not, I am of the firm belief that some serious issues have simple solutions. As of today, many expats in Bahrain are reeling...

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A letter to Santa
Dec 26

A letter to Santa

Dear Santa,  I am writing this letter to invite your attention towards some of the issues I got embroiled during this Christmas. Hope you still...

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The ‘uncommon’ sense
Dec 19

The ‘uncommon’ sense

I don’t think someone has ever defined the meaning of ‘common sense’; believe me, with my little common sense I have never...

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A tissue of lies
Dec 12

A tissue of lies

Do we need to tell ‘lies’ to survive? This is a question for which most of us fail to answer. According to my wife, husbands can survive...

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Money through money
Dec 05

Money through money

Martin Luther King Jr once said, “If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write.” But, I feel, to change the world with...

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Highly inflammable
Nov 28

Highly inflammable

I was browsing through the wire service for the latest updates and could see the stunning pictures of the Burj Khalifa, adorned with flashy colours...

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A ‘watery’ debate
Nov 21

A ‘watery’ debate

It was a wonderful morning yesterday; started with drizzling which later graduated to heavy downpour with thunder and lightning. I could see through...

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Funtabulous China!
Nov 15

Funtabulous China!

The moment I began writing this column my son managed to snatch my iPad from me, and when I yelled at him, he replied in a sarcastic tone,...

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Nothing Serious.
Nov 09

Nothing Serious.

Being an editor of a newspaper, It is inevitable for me to track every day tragic stories from across the world, varying from earthquakes, brutal...

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